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…

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…

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…

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

2008 Pontiac G8 Spotted, Decked Out In Racey Duds

We're big fans of the Aussie import that is the Pontiac G8. If it's ever revealed, we' ll be even bigger fans of the Pontiac G8 ST. Then last night we saw this. On the way to happy hour we caught this Pontiac G8 in Royal Oak with all manner of lovely regalia. We can't confirm or deny the rad stripes, massive spoiler,… » 3/13/08 9:20am 3/13/08 9:20am