2010 Toyota Camry Fuel Economy Increased To 33 MPG, Matches Chevy…

The newly-revealed 2010 Toyota Camry's fuel economy officially increased to 33 MPG, matching the previous high-mileage champs, the Chevy Malibu, Saturn Aura and Pontiac G6. Well, that was a fun race, wasn't it? [Kicking Tires] » 1/27/09 8:40am 1/27/09 8:40am

Pontiac Rear-Wheel-Drive Excitement On Hold

There was some speculation floating around which opined the future of Pontiac would be an all rear-wheel-drive one. Exciting as that may be, those rumors have been quashed. Despite the introduction of the RWD Pontiac Solstice » 8/26/08 11:40am 8/26/08 11:40am, and pending , the market shift toward fuel economy is forcing GM to keep wrong-wheel-drive…

2009 Opel Insignia Revealed, Officially

The General's German brand saw the sign it needed to replace the aged Vectra, so they opened up their eyes — and came up with this — the new 2009 Opel Insignia. It's a new name, a new car and yes, a new badge for the brand preciously misspelled from the name of a gem and it's being revealed in July at the London Motor… » 4/18/08 8:30am 4/18/08 8:30am

Frankenstein Continues To Go Greek: GM's New RWD Platform To Be Named…

According to the Road which bends in a Winding manner, the General's set to debut a new small-to-medium-size vehicle platform that the automaker's calling "Alpha." They're claiming the new franken-platform's going to incorporate pieces of the Kappa architecture and the Zeta architecture to create a brand new monsterrific … » 3/22/07 2:00pm 3/22/07 2:00pm

Jalopnik Reviews: 2006 Pontiac G6 GTP Convertible, Part 2

Exterior Design: ****
The G6 convertible is a pretty good adaptation of the G6 coupe's styling, which itself borrows heavily from the Nissan 350Z. The convertible also gets props for looking good with the top both up and down. It's worth mentioning that the horizontal crease where the top folds is perfectly lined up to … » 10/03/06 2:00pm 10/03/06 2:00pm

Jalopnik Reviews: 2006 Pontiac G6 GTP Convertible, Part 1

Retractable hardtops are nothing new. But what was once an exclusive feature of low-volume luxury cars like the Cadillac XLR, Lexus SC430, and Mercedes-Benz SLK and SL is now found in mainstream cars with four real seats and family-car functionality. In truth, the US is a few years behind Europe (the continent, not the … » 10/02/06 2:09pm 10/02/06 2:09pm

Wherefore Art Thou, Oprah? Pontiac's Singular G5 Of Kindness

The G5, unlike the entrance received by its more distinctly Pontiac brother, the G6, received a little bit less in the way of pomp, circumstance — and giveaways. Whereas the V6 G6 received the full might of an Oprah appearance — as well as the ensuing PR-gasm accompanying a give-away of 276 4-door coupes — the G5…

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GM Releases Shots of G6 GXP Bound for New York

GM released more info on the tuner G6 it plans to unveil at the New York show next week. According to the spec sheet, it's accessorized with the finest JC Whitney has to offer: 3.9-liter V6, six-speed manual, ram air induction with K&N air filter, and cat-back exhaust. (Ok, Ok, we kid.) Still, it's a real sports car —… » 4/03/06 1:07pm 4/03/06 1:07pm

GM Gives Love to Roush for G6 Tuner

GM recently awarded Roush a vaguely prestigious award, Best New GM Exterior, for building a tuner version of its G6 sedan. According to the GM executive who presented the award — Kip "Don't Call Me Winger" Wasenko — the showcase G6 demonstrates the potential of the stock G6 to be tricked out, as well as the potential for … » 11/17/05 10:19am 11/17/05 10:19am