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New York 2008: Pontiac unveils G8 GXP, featuring 50 Cent [w/VIDEO]

by Damon Lavrinc (RSS feed) on Mar 19th, 2008 at 12:21PM

Click above to view more high-res live shots of the Pontiac G8 GXPIt's a rare occurrence when honest applause breaks out in a press conference over a new model, let alone a transmission. But that's exactly what happened when Maximum Bob talked up the Pontiac G8 GXP, and specifically its optional six-speed manual transmission. Mated to that highly coveted cog swapper is the 6.2-liter LS3 V8 pulled from the Corvette, making 402 hp and 400 lb.-ft. of torque. If you opt for the 6L80 auto 'box, you can check your manhood and an extra two lb.-ft. of torque at the door.In addition to the upgraded... Read More

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