• Nov 11, 2009

2009 Pontiac G8 GXP – Click above for high-res image gallery

If you're looking to get your hands on a Pontiac before the General Motors division shuts its doors for good, you'd better act fast, because stocks are dangerously depleted.

According to Pontiac's Twitter page, there are only some 3600 units left of some of the brand's most desirable products left at dealers across the United States. If the G8 sedan is what you fancy, there are only 570 GT trims left, and only 16 examples of the top-tier G8 GXP. We'll have to assume any remaining parts stock is will remain in Australia.

The Solstice is similarly low on stock, with only 139 base coupes and 160 GXP coupes left on dealer lots. Pontiac also reports there are only 1500 G5s, 530 G6 GXPs and 350 Vibes left in stock. If that kind of announcement doesn't spur some sort of driving excitement among prospective Pontiac buyers, nothing will.



[Source: Pontiac via Twitter]


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      Lar7789789
      • 5 Years Ago
      There has got to be some killer deals on Pontiacs, that is why they are selling so fast.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Visit www.savingpontiac.org to see why it makes sense to for 61 percent taxpayer owned GM to sell Pontiac and have it run as an independent company. Sign the petition supporting savingpontiac, too.
      • 5 Years Ago
      I still don't understand why GM decided the Buick brand was worth more than Pontiac?
        • 5 Years Ago
        One word and millions of potential customers - CHINA
        • 5 Years Ago
        Also see inline6's explanation above.
        • 5 Years Ago
        DING! We have a winner. the chinese absolutely LOVE Buicks. I think its like the best selling car there or something. As much as I love the G8, there really is no solid FINANCIAL case to be made for it or pontiac. How ironic is it that Pontiacs best car is its last.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Here's a question:

      Which of these 2 cars would you rather drive?

      A) 2010 Buick LaCrosse with its best engine it cannot break 7 seconds in a 0-60 mph run.
      or
      B) A 2009 Pontiac G8 GT which goes 0-60 in around 5.2 seconds.

      Note: MPG is similar for both cars.
      • 5 Years Ago
      I bought my G8 GXP in May, about three months before I should have financially. Turned out to be a smart move. They were getting really hard to find even in late June.
      • 5 Years Ago
      I assume all the fanboys on here who clamored to get GM to bring this guzzler over have bought one? Right? You are surely put your money where your loud mouths are, right?

      *snark*
      • 5 Years Ago
      :(

      If only I was in the market for a new car.

      Honestly I would still probably pick it's stablemate, the Camaro, simply because I don't need 4 doors and it looks more sporty, but if someone was in the market for a large sedan, the G8 would be an awesome pick.
      • 5 Years Ago
      I wonder how costly it would be to maintain the G8 GXP 5 years down the road...
      • 5 Years Ago
      G8 is symbolized everything that is wrong with Big 3. Which is the rebadging and putting oversized engines in poorly designed cars. American public refused to buy G8, only reason they sold is because of demise of Pontiac and the collectible value of G8s.
        • 5 Years Ago
        Wow, you obviously have no idea WTF you are talking about. This car is designed AMAZINGLY well. It's a big car that handles like a car MUCH smaller. This is a drivers car, not a typical Toyota/Honda boredom mobile. You should take one for a test drive just to see how wrong you are.
        • 5 Years Ago
        The G8 is in no way poorly designed. There are a couple spots of poor execution, but in general it's a great car at what it does.

        It also sold because after closeout incentives it was *cheap*. Collectible value, if it influenced anyone, only influenced GXP buyers. The American public didn't buy the G8 because most of them prefer FWD mushmobiles with more gizmos for the same money, and the rest are obsessed with luxury badges.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Actually bought a g8 GT about 2 months ago over a 5 series, friends still think I am crazy, but after months of research I just couldn't fork over an additional 30g's for the BMW. Is the BMW 550 a better car...yes..is it 30g's better not by a long shot. Sad to see this car go, it is definitely on of the best cars GM has EVER made. Who knows maybe I'll have a collectors item when I finally spring for the 5 series 10 years from now
        • 5 Years Ago
        I saw one one a while ago and yeah, these cars are actually quite rare. People do turn heads at this car, I wish GM kept this car under another brand or something. Not to mention that it's easy to get this car tuned into a Commodore HSV. Damn, I love that car.
        • 5 Years Ago
        I got a G8 GT 5 months ago and I couldn't be happier with this car. BUY ONE WHILE YOU CAN! While it's sad it's only around for 2 years, it is kind of cool having a fairly rare car. It turns heads, people ask WTF kind of Pontiac is that? It drives so great, tons of power, and the red/onyx interior looks great. Everyone I've taken for a ride in it is impressed.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Note to GM. Obviously posts like this should remind you that there was definitely a market for Pontiacs. If you made sure the product portfolio had the right cars. Example G8 GXP

      They should have kept the G8 and the Solstice. And worked in another product or two.

      I'm still unconvinced that they couldn't find a way to make money with those vehicles.
      • 5 Years Ago
      WOW, I thought it said "only 16 G8 GXPs left US dealers" and got really sad. I was very happy when I re-read it and discovered my mistake.
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