Pontiac G8 GXP Laps Nurburgring In 8:30

Like seemingly every other GM product to be launched in the last year, the Pontiac G8 GXP » 11/25/08 2:30pm 11/25/08 2:30pm’s handling was tuned on the . There, while being driven by development engineers (and not a professional race driver), it set a ring time of 8:30. That sounds pretty good, especially given the badge the G8 GXP wears on its nose…

GM Performance Parts Bringing Solstice GXP Coupe To SEMA

We got a peek at the Pontiac Solstice GXP Coupe » 11/03/08 9:30am 11/03/08 9:30am concept at the , but with the death of the Kappa platform basically a done deal we didn't think we'd see much more of it. It appears GM Performance Parts still likes the idea of a closed Solstice, though, and they're bringing their version of a GXP Coupe to the show…

2009 Pontiac G8 GT Stuck With Slushbox

Rumors floating around that the Pontiac G8 GT will be available with a Tremec 6-speed manual transmission for 2009 models have been officially squashed. Currently, all 2008 models will only be available with automatics, though we really weren't expecting anything but the 2009 G8 GXP to be offered with a proper manual » 6/24/08 10:30am 6/24/08 10:30am

What Would You Do With the Turbocharged Ecotec?

One thing we admire about General Motors is that when they do do something right, they do it so right that conversations cease. I'm sure you've all been here before, "Yeah, well, the Porsche Blah Blah Blah does 0-60 in blah and goes around some track in Germany in blah and has this crazy hyper-tech thingy that does… » 10/30/07 12:15pm 10/30/07 12:15pm

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

Pontiac to Show G6 GXP Concept in New York

Pontiac rolled out the GXP prototype of its front-drive G6 at the SEMA show this past year, showing off what can be done when engineers erase "torque steer" from their Dictionary of Things to Avoid. Now the company says it's bringing the GXP (yes, still in concept form) to the New York show, which may indicate the… » 3/31/06 7:07am 3/31/06 7:07am

You Are There: GM Product-Testing Party, Colorado Edition

Our new buddy Ryan happened by a GM soir e in the Rocky Mountains, at which the company's new, turbocharged Ecotec direct-injection mill was the most honored of guests. Luckily, he brought along his digicam » 1/31/06 11:44am 1/31/06 11:44am

Funny, we were just talking about how much the HHR needed a shot of adrenaline. All bodes well.

Pontiac to Unveil 2007 Solstice GXP at Los Angeles Show

The spy photos were right in one regard — no supercharger in the Solstice GXP. It won't be powered by an LS2 either, but Pontiac announced today the upcoming Pontiac Solstice GXP will still be a much more significant runner than its base-level sibling. Pontiac is outfitting the GXP with a turbocharged Ecotec… » 1/01/06 12:00am 1/01/06 12:00am