G8 ST V8 Pricing To Start In Low $30K Range

Despite the industry-wide downturn » 10/28/08 2:20pm 10/28/08 2:20pm and reports that Pontiac will be reverting to a in the coming years, has confirmed that the is still on track for a fall 2009 sale date. Pricing is expected to be in the low $30K range. The Aussie-built sport truck will begin production in July of next year; two months for…

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…

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…

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

El Camino Nameplate Probably Dead

Friend, Romans, Cotomer Sevis Representatives, lend me your ears; I come to bury the El Camino badge, not to praise it. The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their frames; so let it be with the El Camino. The noble Bob Lutz hath told you El Camino hath instant name recognition, if it were … » 5/08/08 1:00pm 5/08/08 1:00pm

50 Cent Thinks "El Camino" Isn't Cool, Will Cheat To Elect Pontiac G8…

Continuing our coverage of the Pontiac G8 Sport Truck ballot bowl naming contest, 50 Cent has announced that he is officially endorsing his own name, "Curtis," for the name of the new ute. This comes as no surprise to our best political team on television hack team of — well, hacks — despite Bob Lutz's unofficial… » 3/24/08 6:15pm 3/24/08 6:15pm

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

Pontiac G8 ST "El Camino" Coming to New York Auto Show?

We're able to forgive GM's main product man and vice-chairman, "Maximum" Bob Lutz, over his gaffe on the xtremely secret GMC pickup car concept with the news we've now got. Just to recap — if you'll remember earlier today we told you he was wrong about which show it'd debut in. Originally, a number of outlets reported… » 1/25/08 11:34am 1/25/08 11:34am