Blown Holden Ute Does Double Roll During Burnout, Crowd Goes Wild!

When you've got a supercharged, tubbed and roll-caged Holden Ute, burnouts, donuts and general hoonulence are inevitable, but this... this is hooning art. It seems you have to go to Australia for the real high-proof stuff, as this starts out simple and safely enough with a gross display of horsepower at a sanctioned… » 12/04/08 10:30am 12/04/08 10:30am

PUTC Sets Up Aussie Sh-Ute-Out Between Holden VE And Ford Falcon FG, We…

Color us here at Jalopnik red with jealousy. Our friends at PickupTrucks.com sent their Aussie stringer James Stanford out back to let him get in touch with his inner hoon. What better way to do it than by running a brand spankin' new 2008 Holden VE Ute head-to-head with a 2008 Ford Falcon FG Ute? Stanford found out… » 5/20/08 4:00pm 5/20/08 4:00pm

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

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… » 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… » 3/19/08 11:45am 3/19/08 11:45am

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 6:00pm 3/17/08 6:00pm

926 HP Holden Ute: Blueprint For An Epic Pontiac G8 El Camino

Considering everything under the skin of the new Pontiac G8 El Camino sport truck is basically a Holden Ute, it stands to reason all the modifications done to this truck-car could be done to our sport truck. How would you feel about a 926 HP El Camino? We would feel pretty good about it, all seven seconds we drove it… » 3/17/08 1:45pm 3/17/08 1:45pm

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 11:00am 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… » 3/15/08 12:01am 3/15/08 12:01am