What Car Is The Perfect Automotive Compromise?

It's traditionally believed that a good compromise is one where neither side is completely happy, but what fun is that, especially when it comes to automotive enjoyment? » 4/22/12 5:00pm 4/22/12 5:00pm

Maryland Judge Decrees Pontiac G8 GT Tail Lights Illegal

A Maryland judge issued an $85 fine to the owner of a Pontiac G8 GT for illegal tail lights, despite being factory-installed and approved by the US Department of Transportation. She's promised to keep fining him. Judicial activism, FTL! » 7/16/10 5:30pm 7/16/10 5:30pm

Walkinshaw Holden SS-V Superwagon: How You Can Get One!

Aussie auto journalist Thomas Reynolds knows of Jalopnik's painful love affair-from-a-distance with the Aussie-only 603 HP, V8-Powered G8-mimicking Walkinshaw Holden SS-V Superwagon. So he snagged one and went to Walkinshaw's shop to demand they bring it to us! » 4/12/10 12:30pm 4/12/10 12:30pm

Walkinshaw Holden SS-V Superwagon: 603 HP Of Salt-Rubbing-In-Wound…

One of the best performance sedans GM ever built, the Pontiac G8 GXP, is dead. The Aussies still get a Holden version, and a wagon. Heck, this one from Walkinshaw Performance packs 603HP. Wagon. V8. Supercharger. Sometimes the world's unfair. » 3/24/10 10:30am 3/24/10 10:30am

The Very, Very Last Pontiac G8 GXP

OK, so when we said this was the last Pontiac G8 GXP left on a dealer lot, we may have been mistaken. But it looks like, after a search of AutoTrader inventories, there now really is one last Corvette-engined Pontiac. » 1/08/10 9:30am 1/08/10 9:30am

Quick! Buy The Last New Pontiac G8 GXP

If you haven't figured it out yet, the Pontiac G8 GXP is not only collectible it's also an amazing car. And the last one sold? We assume it's worth just a bit more. (H/T to Ralph!) [Haley Pontiac-GMC] » 12/31/09 11:00am 12/31/09 11:00am

Supplies Are Limited: Only 16 Pontiac G8 GXPs Left Nationwide

There's only 16 units left of the Pontiac G8 GXP — the greatest Pontiac ever built — left in dealer stock nationwide. How many are left of the whole Pontiac lineup? Most of the rest below. » 11/11/09 2:40pm 11/11/09 2:40pm

Holden Commodore SS V-Series Special Edition: "V" Is For Pontiac

The Pontiac G8 sedan and Ute will live on as the Holden Commodore SS V-Series in Australia with the trademark Pontiac grille. Oh, and there's a wagon. Photos of the badgeless beasts below. » 10/01/09 2:30pm 10/01/09 2:30pm

Buy It Now: Less Than 70 Pontiac G8 GXPs Left Nationwide

Pontiac says there's less than 70 (of 2000) Pontiac G8 GXPs and 375 Pontiac Solstice Coupes left in stock nationwide. Save the Pontiacs... or at least buy one now while you still can! [Pontiac via Twitter] » 9/18/09 10:30am 9/18/09 10:30am

REPORT: The Pontiac G8 El Camino, GXP Live... As Holdens!

Holden's readying a limited edition version of its Commodore SSV with Pontiac's twin-nostril grille and hood scoops. According to Australian sources, the special edition will be called the Commodore G8 SSV and be available as a sedan, ute and wagon! » 8/19/09 9:00am 8/19/09 9:00am

"Maximum" Bob Lutz On G8: "It Seemed Like A Good Idea At The Time"

If you were curious who would win in the Bob Lutz vs. Fritz Henderson battle over the fate of the G8, wonder no more. Lutz is Fritz's bitch. See Maximum Bob eat crow on the Fastlane Blog below. » 7/17/09 9:45am 7/17/09 9:45am

Pontiac To Only Build 2,000 Pontiac G8 GXPs, Solstice Coupes

Pontiac will only build 2,000 Pontiac G8 GXPs and Solstice Coupes, ever, Buick/GMC/Pontiac marketing chief Cheryl Catton just informed us. She also called them potential "collector items." Time to get to the Pontiac dealership while those still exist. » 7/16/09 1:40pm 7/16/09 1:40pm

G8 Survival Again In Doubt?

Much to the frustration of G8 fans, when GM Marketing Chief Bob Lutz said the Pontiac G8 will become the Chevy Caprice he might have meant a Caprice only for police work. What's happening? » 7/15/09 11:00am 7/15/09 11:00am

Pontiac G8 To Live On As Chevy Caprice!

Despite denials from the highest levels, including GM CEO Fritz Henderson, newly-re-tasked GM marketing man Bob Lutz told Automobile the Pontiac G8 would find its way into Chevrolet showrooms as the Caprice. A RWD Chevy Caprice? Is the Carpocalypse over? » 7/11/09 11:40am 7/11/09 11:40am

Twelve Cars Killed By The Carpocalypse

The Carpocalypse has meant the end of many storied automotive nameplates, performance variants and others — some before they even had a chance to live. Here's our list of the twelve most important vehicles killed by the Carpocalypse. » 7/10/09 2:00pm 7/10/09 2:00pm

GM CEO Says No Chance For Pontiac G8 GXP Survival As Chevy, Caddy

We know you wanted to see the fantastic Pontiac G8 GXP survive as something with a bowtie (Chevy Impala SS perhaps?), but GM CEO Fritz Henderson's shuttered that door today in a web chat saying "no chance." So sad. » 6/04/09 4:45pm 6/04/09 4:45pm

Pontiac G8 GXP: Last Drive, Part Two

Yesterday we considered the 2009 Pontiac G8 GXP while indulging in a bittersweet cocktail of horsepower and history in the making. Today, we drink deep the bracing tonic of dispassionate evaluation. » 5/13/09 12:30pm 5/13/09 12:30pm