Ain’t No Sunshine When She’s Gone — for $26,500

With deals out there for the taking, now may be the best time to snap up some of the last of the cool Pontiacs. Today, Nice Price or Crack Pipe wants to know if you'd shine-on a 2009 Solstice Coupe. » 2/15/10 7:00am 2/15/10 7:00am

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

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

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

2009 Pontiac Solstice Coupe Revealed Early On Pontiac Web Site

Maybe they'll be changing the name of the "GM display" at the New York Auto Show this week to the "Pontiac display." All we know is they'll be doing a lot of driving excitement at the show. We've already revealed the 2009 Pontiac G8 GXP and more importantly, the 2010 Pontiac G8 "El Camino" sport truck. Now they've… » 3/17/08 6:47am 3/17/08 6:47am

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

SEMA 2007: Pontiac SD-290 Revealed!

In addition to everything else we've seen over the last few days, the General just revealed their hot like the fires of a summer solstice one-seater Pontiac concept racer we showed a drawing of the other day, the SD-290, today at SEMA in Vegas. The SD-290's powered by a 2.0-liter Ecotec direct-injected and… » 10/30/07 1:10pm 10/30/07 1:10pm

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

Pontiac's Plan: Solstice Coupe Coming in 2009

Automotive News reports this week on GM's plans for its future as a profitable concern (at least for now) One point on Pontiac's timeline that grabbed our fleeting attention span was the year 2009. That's when AW says the previously rumored Solstice Coupe is due (Note: 2002 Solstice Coupe Concept pictured). Destined… » 7/31/07 8:22am 7/31/07 8:22am

Transformers Movie Update: We Have An Exclusive Robogasm With Ironhide,…

The General took four robots in disguise to the GM Riverwalk this afternoon to show them off in all their vehicular glory and gave us the exclusive look at all of them — before they're sent out west to californicate with the stars at the premiere. Although we weren't allowed to drive or even touch the GMC TopKick… » 6/22/07 4:55pm 6/22/07 4:55pm