2010 Pontiac G8 ST Concept Coming To SEMA

We're big fans of the Pontiac G8 ST » 11/03/08 4:40pm 11/03/08 4:40pm so the thought of a radical version from GM had us a bit worried. Thankfully, the adjustments to the G8 ST seem to be generally mild and include the Liquid Hot paint job, a revised ride height (revised down — it's that kind of truck), 20-inch wheels and some interior touches from…

Pontiac G8 ST El Camino To Get Direct-Inject V6

Sources at GM are beginning to whisper that the 2010 Pontiac G8 El Camino » 8/20/08 9:40am 8/20/08 9:40am will be getting a version of the direct injection V6 present in the Cadillac CTS. First to tell us a two-engine plan for the new was a real possibility was Pontiac marketing director Craig Bierley, who told us the option was "absolutely on the …

NameG8 Continues: Pontiac G8 ST Press Photos Show Photoshop Fun

Along with the press release on the official name » 8/14/08 12:00pm 8/14/08 12:00pm of the , GM's press team released a bevy of photos of the new ute from the brand all about the arrowhead. Pontiac marketing director Craig Bierley told us Pontiac "didn't really have ST as the name when we engaged in the process" but the press photos from last night…

Pontiac G8 ST Officially Named... Pontiac G8 ST, Tens Of Chevy Fans…

It's official — despite Jalopnik and over 80,000 arrowhead fan boys best efforts, Pontiac's decided to officially name the Pontiac G8 Sport Truck the unimaginative name of "Pontiac G8 ST." Frankly, we were as disappointed as you are. So we did what all fan boys of what could have been the new "El Camino" do when they're… » 8/14/08 12:01am 8/14/08 12:01am

2010 Pontiac G8 Sport Truck, Down Under

Despite the small size of the image, it appears the 2010 Pontiac G8 Sport Truck has moved on from cobbled together show car to pre-production tester. A forum member over at GM Inside News spotted these camouflaged (why?) cars around Melbourne and snapped one off before the driver made a speedy getaway. The grille on… » 5/23/08 1:20pm 5/23/08 1:20pm

The Problem With The Pontiac G8 El Camino

We love the idea of the 2010 Pontiac G8 El Camino, this much goes without saying, but there's been a lot of hemming and hawing about the long term viability of the product from a business perspective. Motor City Blog Man Todd Lassa has a theory on the General's strategy and it kind of makes sense to us. Remember when… » 3/27/08 3:30pm 3/27/08 3:30pm

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 10:45am 3/25/08 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 12:21pm 3/19/08 12:21pm

2010 Pontiac G8 El Camino, Revealed Live!

We had a caminogasm over the weekend when we dropped pics and press on the 2010 Pontiac G8 ST — which we're sure you'll vote to call the El Camino — and now we can give you the whole enchilada. The baddest truck-car bound for America just bowed here at the 2008 New York Auto Show and the explosion of flashbulbs has our … » 3/19/08 11:45am 3/19/08 11:45am

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 shoot, … » 3/17/08 11:00am 3/17/08 11:00am

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

A few weeks ago we, along with our friends at PickupTruck.com, 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 12:01am 3/15/08 12:01am