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    GM releases 2011 Holden Series II family for Australia

    2011 Holden Series II family – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We'll admit it – we miss the Pontiac G8. A lot. General Motors' Americanized version of the rear-wheel-drive Holden Commodore met its death with the demise of Pontiac last year, and of all the GM products that we've ...

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    Legendary Pontiac ad-man Jim Wangers selling off his collection

    Jim Wangers' 1969 Pontiac GTO Judge – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Got a hankering for a new Pontiac? Well, we've got bad news, then... you can't get one. But today we can offer up something even better: a new-to-you classic Pontiac GTO, Firebird, Trans Am, or even a Holden ...

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    Report: Holden tallies $210M loss, blames Pontiac

    2009 Pontiac G8 GXP – Click above for a high-res image gallery
    When General Motors first announced it was sending Pontiac packing, our first thought was a pang for the loss of the most excellent G8 GXP, followed quickly by concern for Holden, the automaker's Australian subsidiary. After ...

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    Report: GM's Mark Reuss ponders return of VE Commodore to U.S.

    Holden VE Ute – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As if General Motors hasn't endured enough turmoil in the last year, is reporting that GM North America president Mark Reuss is championing the idea of a stateside Holden VE Ute. Pardon us for thinking this issue was ...

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    Australian "Pontiac" G8 given extended run?

    Holden VE Commodore SS V-Series Special Edition – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We kind of have the Aussies to thank for it, so we guess it's all right that they get to keep it... but we can still be jealous. Four months ago General Motors' Down-Under division unveiled the Holden ...

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    REPORT: Australian racing fans limited to just 24 beers per day

    Bathurst 1000 fan enjoying a coldie during The Great Race
    You know what's not aces? When you're just trying to drink a little amber fluid and watch the Bathurst 1000 and the man treats you like a total bogan. What business is it of his how many coldies you drink when it's time to hit the turps? ...

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    Pontiac G8 resurfaces in Australia as a pair of special-edition Holdens

    Holden VE Commodore SS V-Series Special Edition – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Holden giveth, and Holden taketh away. While we're still mourning the departure of the Pontiac G8 here in the U.S., the General's Australian subsidiary – whose Commodore gave birth to the G8 in ...

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    REPORT: GM still working on importing Holden Commodore with police package

    Stop us if you've heard this one. GM's Australian-based arm is looking to send its Holden Commodore to the United States. Right, um, that's the Pontiac G8, right? Actually, no, it's dead. And it may not be a Chevy either, depending on how you read the report from, which quotes GM ...

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    2010 Holden Commodore gets smaller engines, better fuel economy, six-speed tranny

    2010 Holden Commodore SIDI lineup - click above image for high-res gallery
    Everywhere else but under its skin, the 2010 Holden Commodore differs from its current version only in badging: it will wear the acronym SIDI on its flanks, which stands for Spark Ignition Direct Injection. Pop the hood, ...

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    BREAKING: Lutz says Pontiac G8 to survive as Chevy Caprice in U.S.; Camaro Z28 reportedly dead

    2009 Chevy Caprice SS (Middle East) - Click above for a high-res photo gallery
    Bob Lutz is back, and after what seems like five minutes into his job as GM's new marketing kingpin, he's doing what he does best: making headlines. Rest assured that this is a good thing, as El Generalissimo Roberto ...

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    One Last Time: Henderson slams door on Pontiac G8 revival

    Middle East-market Chevy Lumina SS - Click above for high-res gallery
    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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    REPORT: Group working on bringing Holden Commodore to U.S. police forces

    Naturally, the death of the Pontiac brand has put a crimp in sales plans at Holden, General Motors' Australian arm that assembles and exports the Pontiac G8, essentially a lightly reworked version of the brand's own Commodore sedan. Interestingly, according to Aussie website GoAuto, a most unlikely ...

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    REPORT: Holden to lose $1 billion annually if GM shutters Pontiac

    2009 Pontiac G8 GXP: Click above to view the gallery
    The G8 may be the best Pontiac in decades, but the stellar RWD sedan doesn't stand a chance if the arrow head is forever retired. The loss of the G8 is difficult for enthusiasts, but it'll be even tougher for Holden. GM's Australian arm will ...

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    Australian company wants Pontiac G8 to be next cop cruiser

    Police agencies across the United States are chock full of Crown Victoria cruisers. In all, there are over 80,000 Crown Vics on patrol, but the generations-old cruiser is finally getting consigned to history within the next year. That leaves a huge opening to any company that has a suitable ...

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    Vauxhall VXR8 Bathurst models rock out with 560 HP

    Click the Vauxhall Bathurst S for a high res gallery
    The Vauxhall VXR8 (a.k.a. Pontiac G8 GXP) is no performance slouch by any measure. However, as we all know, there is no such thing as too much power or torque – there are only transmissions and tires that can't handle the truth. With that ...

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    Holden Commodore once again Australia's best seller, with a catch

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the VE Sportwagon SS-V
    In a classic case of good-news versus bad-news, the Holden Commodore has once again managed to retain the title of Australia's best-selling vehicle in 2008. With this announcement, the Australian arm of General Motors has extended the ...

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    Someone did it: Holden Commodore conversion for your Pontiac G8

    General Motors has been the perpetrator of several fortunate and unfortunate badge engineering jobs over the years, and the G8 -- based off the Holden Commodore -- is the most recent example. The Aussie sedan was partially developed with American sales in mind and because of that, it doesn't take ...

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    APS builds 557 hp twin-turbo setup for Pontiac G8 GT

    Click above for a gallery of the turbocharged APS HSV Commodore.APS is in the business of making power and that's exactly what they've done for the new Pontiac G8 GT and its Aussie-spec sibling, the Holden Commodore HSV. The tuner's Stealth Intercooled turbocharger setup uses two water-cooled ...

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    HSV Tourer super-wagon set to haul stuff, ass

    Click image to enlargeLike the sedan and ute before it, the Holden Commodore Sportwagon will also soon have a corresponding HSV performance variant. The HSV Tourer is essentially an HSV Clubsport R8 Wagon, as it features the muscle sedan's front clip and 425-horsepower (317kW) LS3 V8 powertrain. ...

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    Upcoming Pontiac Ute gets five stars in Australian crash test

    For those of you interested in picking up one of the new Pontiac G8 ST utes when they come to the US next year there's good news. In a recent round of ute/pickup crash testing in Australia, the Holden Commodore Ute beat all comers to score five stars. No competitor matched the lofty score. The Ford ...


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