DeLorean Solstice In Doubt After Fisker Buys Old GM Plant

News of Fisker buying GM's shuttered Wilmington Assembly plant is good news for Fisker, but bad news for the DeLorean Solstice, which the new DeLorean Motor Company hoped to build at the plant. » 10/27/09 12:30pm 10/27/09 12:30pm

Fisker Buys GM Plant To Develop Chevy Volt-Killing Mid-Size

Alongside Vice President Joe Biden, Fisker Automotive executives announced today they'll buy GM's now shuttered Wilmington, Delaware assembly plant to develop "Project NINA," an "affordable, family-oriented plug-in hybrid sedan." So, basically, GM's selling Fisker a factory to develop a Volt-killer. » 10/27/09 10:30am 10/27/09 10:30am

EXCLUSIVE: DeLorean Motor Company Contemplating Building Pontiac…

The DeLorean Motor Company is a brand without a car and the Pontiac Solstice is a car without a brand. That leaves the company wondering: if John DeLorean were still alive, would he try to save Pontiac? Or one Pontiac? » 10/06/09 4:20pm 10/06/09 4:20pm

Goodbye, Blue Sky: Kappa Roadster Plant Closes Doors

Yesterday marked the end of production at GM's Delaware assembly plant, the home of the Saturn Sky and Pontiac Solstice roadsters. Fan clubs came to pay their respects, stuffing their tear-soaked tissues into awkwardly-placed cupholders. [SaturnFans] » 7/29/09 8:00am 7/29/09 8:00am

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

Pontiac Vibe, Solstice Are Dead, Won't Live On As Chevys

GM CEO Fritz Henderson just told journalists the Pontiac Vibe and Solstice will not live on at other brands. Also, he's gonna have to talk with Toyota about what they're gonna do with NUMMI. » 4/27/09 9:30am 4/27/09 9:30am

Fast And Furious Extra Cars

One of the best experiences we had visiting the set of Fast And Furious was chatting with the strange collection of car owners who volunteered their cars as extras in the film. Some had shipped their cars in from across the country for the chance to be in the film. One group, the Solstice guys, had an impromptu… » 2/11/09 9:30pm 2/11/09 9:30pm

Solstice Christmas Continues To Provide A December To Forget

We were wandering around downtown Detroit this weekend and ducked into GM's Renaissance Center to warm up only to find they left a gift-wrapped Pontiac Solstice under the tree. » 12/17/08 2:30pm 12/17/08 2:30pm

2009 Pontiac Solstice Coupes Apparently Rolling Off Assembly Line

Despite the rumored demise of the Kappa platform, and no official announcement on the topic, it appears from these amateur photos the Pontiac Solstice Coupe » 11/06/08 2:00pm 11/06/08 2:00pm and have begun to roll off the Wilmington, Delaware assembly line. We can't say whether these are production-intent cars filling the pipeline to dealers or early…

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 Solstice GXP Coupe Cruises For Chicks

You know what they Nick Hogan says about a yellow car. Well apparently GM thinks it's true; earlier we showed you a 2010 Camaro caught in yellow, and now we have footage of the 2009 Pontiac Solstice GXP Coupe driving around in a similar visually scalding hue. We'd rather have the slick little turbocharged 260 HP coupe… » 3/24/08 4:45pm 3/24/08 4:45pm

2009 Pontiac Solstice GXP Coupe Revealed Live In New York

We saw it in the flesh a couple weeks ago and were sworn to secrecy, we revealed the explosion of pics and press release at midnight today, but now we've got live and in the flesh shots of the 2009 Pontiac Solstice Coupe. The targa-topped coupe sure is sleek in its fine new enclosed coupe styling, and there was a… » 3/19/08 11:43am 3/19/08 11:43am

2009 Pontiac Solstice Coupe Brings Transformer Back To Life

You knew him as Jazz before he was so handily destroyed — ripped asunder, really — by Megatron. You also knew him as the Pontiac Solstice. But that never quite fit, did it — because he wasn't a convertible in the movie. Well, now he's been truly revealed as a production model, and most importantly as a coupe — the … » 3/19/08 12:01am 3/19/08 12:01am

Pontiac Solstice Targa Coming To New York Auto Show

We've heard the harder-than-a-rock-topped 2009 Pontiac Solstice Targa will be coming to the New York Auto Show later this month. Frankly, everyone's heard the new hard-top from Pontiac that sorta drops would be coming to New York. And although we'd like to tell you more, we just can't. Look, although it's not in our… » 3/05/08 7:00am 3/05/08 7:00am

Irmscher GT i40: An Opel GT With V8 Power

Who says the Germans are always hung up on Bruce? Sure, the press release we just received from German tuning house Irmscher says "Please consider the environment before printing this e-mail" at the bottom; but the body of the message has an entirely different tone. Forget the standard weaksauce Ecotec 4-pot; it seems… » 2/26/08 9:45am 2/26/08 9:45am

GM SEMA Display To Include Solstice SD-290 Concept Racer, Jay Leno's…

The folks at GM have just put out what we're to expect from the big automaker from Detroit at this year's SEMA show at the end of the month. For starters, there's the Pontiac Solstice SD-290 concept racer up top, that's certainly pretty looking from this Goodyear-like vantage point. In addition to the above concept… » 10/22/07 5:45pm 10/22/07 5:45pm