Wards Ignores Jalopnik At Epicenter Of El Camino Campaign

Seems Wards Auto noticed our little campaign to resurrect the El Camino moniker for the 2010 Pontiac G8 sport truck, even going to far as to quote Bob Lutz's response to our question at the New York Auto Show. But when it came time to assign a location from which the hootin', hollerin' and shoutin' was emanating from,… »3/25/08 10:45am3/25/08 10:45am

Bob Lutz Is On Our Side! Thinks 'Pontiac G8 El Camino' Name Is Great Idea

As you know we were just present for the live reveal of the 2010 Pontiac G8 El Camino here at the New York Auto Show. After diving into the press scrum that surrounded Bob Lutz after the unveil, we managed to ask him the most important question of the day - What do you think about naming the the car the "El Camino".… »3/19/08 12:21pm3/19/08 12:21pm

2001 Holden VU S Completely Roo Proof, Possibly Dekotora Inspired

If you want a peek into the end-of-life future of the Pontiac G8 Utes to come, here's a good idea what kids in the heartland will be doing with the almost El Camino after it does the 1 lap of depreciation. This example for sale in Oz is going for approximately $21,954 USD, but it's still redneck-tastic. We'd be lying… »3/17/08 6:00pm3/17/08 6:00pm

Does "El Camino" Work For The New Pontiac G8 Sport Truck?

God only knows what else may be going on in the world because we're busy here bringing you the latest in El Camino goodness for today's Maximum El Camino Day celebrating the new 2010 Pontiac G8 "El Camino" sport truck. However there may be some dissent in the ranks on the name, or at least there's been some comments… »3/17/08 11:40am3/17/08 11:40am

First Driving Video Of The Pontiac G8 El Camino Sport Truck...Sort Of

What's that? You're wondering if the production version of the newly-revealed Pontiac G8 El Camino is functional? Well here's the proof: exclusive, raw, uncut video of the G8 sport truck in action from our exclusive, raw, uncut photo shoot with the new ute. We suggested they do a nice smoky burnout for the photo… »3/17/08 11:00am3/17/08 11:00am

2010 Pontiac G8 Sport Truck: The El Camino Is Back!

A few weeks ago we, along with our friends at, were given exclusive access to a vehicle whose return we've been anticipating for what seems like forever. Today our prayers to the General have been answered — the El Camino is back! In January we reported this re-bodied Holden Ute would be called the … »3/15/08 12:01am3/15/08 12:01am