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    Recalls: 2008-2009 Pontiac G8 recalled over airbag concern

    General Motors is recalling around 38,000 Pontiac G8 sedans from its 2008 and 2009 model years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that the cars may have a passenger-side airbag flaw that might prevent proper deployment in certain scenarios. According to NHTSA, the airbag ...

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    Rumormill: Holden-based, RWD 2012 Chevy SS coming after all?

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    If it's Monday, there must be a big, rear-wheel drive Chevrolet four-door coming soon. Tuesday? We'll retract and deny everything. We know, we know. We also know we just reported that the next Chevy Impala will ...

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    GM beginning to backpedal on Lutz' G8-turning-Caprice comments?

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    When General Motors' Bob Lutz talks, we listen. The reason, of course, is that he always gives us something good to write. Over the weekend, we told you about an interview Lutz had with Automobile Magazine where the ...

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    GM ushers in misnamed "72-Hour Sale" with 0% financing on many Pontiacs, Chevys, GMCs

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    General Motors needs to move Pontiacs and pickup trucks, and the bankrupt automaker is once again breaking out some serious incentives to alleviate dealer stocks. The General is offering 0% financing for 72 months for the Vibe, G3, ...

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    Hurst announces Pontiac H.O. G8 and G6

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    The Pontiac brand may be on its way out the door, but that doesn't mean it can't have one last fling with a renowned tuner. Hurst Performance Vehicles, the legendary shifter company that most recently has made waves with its Hemi ...

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    One Last Time: Henderson slams door on Pontiac G8 revival

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    General Motors CEO Fritz Henderson held a web chat with journalists earlier today over at the automaker's Fastlane Blog. (Full transcript available here.) Now, despite persistent rumors to the contrary, it's been reported a few ...

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    Burying the Dead: Pontiac G8 faces recall over faulty taillamps, tire-pressure sensors

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    General Motors may have already buried its Pontiac division, but the brand's recent passing isn't stopping a posthumous recall campaign by the automaker and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.The action, which ...

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    Pontiac SLP Firehawk G8 GT details, pricing released

    It seems that no amount of controversy will prevent SLP (Street Legal Performance) from launching its latest Firehawk, this time based on the Pontiac G8 GT. Prior to this model, all previous Firehawk packages were fitted to the Firebird, a fact that has a number of SLP purists rather upset. Before ...

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    Pontiac G8 ST expected to start in low $30k-range

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    Recent news that the G8 may never see a design cycle had us worried that the sport truck version of the RWD Pontiac may never see the light of day. GM has shot down any rumors concerning the demise of the G8, and Pontiac spokesman Jim Hopson told ...

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    RWD Pontiac G8 will be dead in five years

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    It looks like things will be getting a lot less exciting at Pontiac, as some reports indicate that the erstwhile performance brand will be losing its best performers. Despite the fact that the G8 sedan has seen nothing but positive press ...

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    Correction: Pontiac G8 GT will NOT have an optional 6-speed stick

    Last week, we linked to a CarDomain piece about a lunch that gang had with GM's Bob Lutz. One of their topics of conversation with the product czar was manual transmissions, and it was reported that the '09 Pontiac G8 GT would be offered with an optional Tremec 6-speed manual transmission. This was ...

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    Pontiac G8 GT: No longer most powerful car under $30K

    Click above for high-res gallery of the 2008 Pontiac G8 GTIf you like horsepower, speed and a usable back seat, the Pontiac G8 GT was a great deal with an MSRP of $29,995. In fact, Pontiac advertised the 2008 model as just such a bargain: "Most powerful car starting under $30K," which is riding the ...

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    VIDEO: Another Pontiac G8 ad that goes after our childhood

    Click above to view the video after the jump.If the ad campaign is any indication, those of us born in the late 1970s are the demographic Pontiac's aiming at with the G8. First, there was the Spy Hunter themed TV spot, and now this one, which pays homage to the seminal car-guy experience of zooming ...

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    Review: 2008 Pontiac G8 GT

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    As a tyke I staged an all-out assault on my parents' better judgment for a G.I. Joe hovercraft. Not three months had passed following their surrender when I ransomed my mischievousness for the next toy my happiness hinged upon. Oh, ...

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    2008 G8 GT reaches the dyno (with video)

    Whenever a new performance car hits the market, a quick trip to the dyno always seems to be the first priority. This phenomenon again holds true for the new Pontiac G8 GT. After having driven the sport sedan, we remarked that the sedan's 6.0-liter small block V8 engine provided "a glorious ...

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    Walkaround: 2008 Pontiac G8 GT

    Click image for photo galleryAt the East Coast edition of the 2008 GM Collection, El General had one of his preproduction Pontiac G8 GT sedans on display for everyone's inspection. The car on hand was a red GT with an automatic transmission, the revised silver Pontiac badge, black leather seating. ...

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    Brits get supercharger option for Vauxhall VXR8

    Click image for a gallery of the VXR8GM loves to tease its American customers. While we patiently await the arrival of the Pontiac G8 GT, in Australia, multiple high-performance flavors of the VE Commodore its based on are available from HSV. In the UK, one of those cars, the HSV Clubsport R8, is ...

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    Sub-$35K Pontiac G8 GT wins over Autoblog readers

    Tuesday's post on the rumored sub-$35K price for the upcoming Pontiac G8 GT drew plenty of interest from readers, and if our completely unscientific poll is any indication, should the car come in at or below that price, Pontiac will have your attention. After tallying up 2,500+ votes, 63% of you ...

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    Pontiac G8 GT pricing to start "well under" $35K

    Click image for high-res gallery var digg_url = ''; Enthusiast website is reporting that, according to its sources, General Motors will give the range-topping G8 GT sedan an MSRP under $35,000. That's ...


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