The Making Of The Pontiac G8 "Spy Hunter" Commercial, Or...

...there's another headline we could have used for this exclusive look at the making of the new Pontiac "Spy Hunter" commercial — "How Leo Burnett Got It's Groove Back." After the disaster that was the Cadillac Escalade Super Bowl commercial a couple years back, that's exactly what this ad — and the "Hot Wheels" companion… » 5/01/08 12:35pm 5/01/08 12:35pm

Pontiac in New York: We Build Excitement...Finally

I'm writing this from the back seat of the Pontiac G8 GT. That's a midlevel-performance version of the sedan GM Vice Chairman Bob Lutz asserts will return to Pontiac its long-absent dignity. Judging from the comfortable back seats and legroom, not to mention the reportedly solid platform, potent V8 and tight packaging, … » 3/20/08 3:30pm 3/20/08 3:30pm

2008 Pontiac G8 GT Goes "Hot Wheels" In Second Commercial, And It's "Mine"

Pontiac's ad agency released a second commercial this weekend for their new rear-wheel drive muscular muscle sedan, the 2008 Pontiac G8 GT. While we've got to say it's not nearly as cool as the "Spy Hunter" G8 commercial we saw in the wee hours of Friday morning, the "Hot Wheels" theme ain't too shabby. Although we'd have… » 3/17/08 9:20am 3/17/08 9:20am

New Pontiac G8 GT Commercial Gives "Spy Hunter" A Sweet-Ass Twist

OMG, Pontiac finally has a decent rear-wheel drive sedan in the 2008 Pontiac G8 GT and now they've got a killer commercial to go along with it. The boys from the arrow-headed brand have mashed up "Spy Hunter," the classic Midway video game with the G8 GT playing the lead role. Finally, a commercial for a GM product that… » 3/14/08 1:00am 3/14/08 1:00am

2008 Pontiac G8 GT

Yesterday, we saddled up in the General's new Oz-import RWD V8 hotness, the 2008 Pontiac G8 GT, and went for a nice long spin skirting the Mexican border and up through the wildfire-scarred hills east of San Diego. Here's what you need to know: This is one dang fine automobile but it's not without its issues. But at… » 2/29/08 2:30pm 2/29/08 2:30pm

2008 Pontiac G8 GT Reviewed! Popular Mechanics Drives Excitement In…

While most of the online pubs won't get their hands on the 2008 Pontiac G8 GT until next week — let that speak for the level of importance our readers (and many other online pubs) are given by Pontiac PR — a few did. The story as we hear it is Motor Trend went live today despite our understanding of there being a… » 2/22/08 5:00pm 2/22/08 5:00pm