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2008 Pontiac G8 GT 4dr Sedan

2008 Pontiac G8
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Rear Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Midsize Sedan
15 mpg city / 24 mpg hwy
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November 3, 2009  By Alison Lakin, Associate Editor
The G8 GT is wolf in sheep’s clothing, poised to take on the best Europe has to offer at half the price.
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Great car, great price
Love this car plain & simple. About the only gripes I have is that certain options should have been standard on the GT & GXP models (i.e. Fully automated seats, navigation, touchscreen, HVAC controls separate from the head unit, if you want to change out your stereo you will lose the ac / he....




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First Drive: 2008 Pontiac G8 – Filed under: Garage, Sedans/Saloons, PontiacClick above for a high-res gallery of the Pontiac G8 First Drive.Here's a question: what builds excitement? For Pontiac, the General's erstwhile "excitement" division, the answer hails from Oz. No, it's not Source: feeds.autoblog.com

First Test: 2008 Pontiac G8 GT – It's all done with smoke in the mirrors Source: www.motortrend.com

2008 Pontiac G8 Spotted, Decked Out In Racey Duds [2008 Pontiac G8] – 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 Source: feeds.gawker.com

Comparison Test: 2008 Pontiac G8 GT vs. 2008 Dodge Charger R/T – Down Under Siege: Pontiac's toothy new lizard from Oz rumbles into Dodge Hemi territory. The forecast calls for clouds of tire smoke. Source: www.motortrend.com

New Pontiac G8 GT Commercial Gives "Spy Hunter" A Sweet-Ass Twist [Ad Watch] – OMG, Pontiac finally has a decent rear-wheel drive sedan in the 2008 Pontiac G8 GT and now they've got a killer commercial to go along with it. The boys from the arrow-headed brand have mashed up "Spy Hunter," the classic Midway video game with the G Source: feeds.gawker.com

Pontiac G8 GT Slams BMW 5-Series In Poetic Verse [Ad Watch] – From the book of car, whatever that is, comes the latest in the march of ads for the Pontiac G8 GT. We all thought the Spy Hunter commercial was clever, and the Hot Wheels one was slick too. This new web-only commercial turns it up a notch, taking th Source: feeds.gawker.com

2008 Pontiac G8 GT Review – The first time GM attempted to create a BMW 3-Series fighter, we got the Cadillac Cimarron. After 27 years of trying again (and again and again) to take on the rear-wheel drive driver's car, we've got a rebadged Australian import that goes b Source: www.thetruthaboutcars.com

Bargain barnburner: Pontiac's sweet G8 GT sedan sells itself – When we first drove an engineering prototype of the Pontiac G8 GT ("Scary Sedan!" AW, Nov. 26, 2007), we were thrilled with it, and for good reason. Source: www.autoweek.com

APS builds 557 hp twin-turbo setup for Pontiac G8 GT – Filed under: Aftermarket, Tuners, Sedans/Saloons, Pontiac, Holden, HSVClick above for a gallery of the turbocharged APS HSV Commodore.APS is in the business of making power and that's exactly what they've done for the new Pontiac G8 GT and its Aussie Source: feeds.autoblog.com

2008 Pontiac G8: – OUR TAKE: The G8 scores high on the comfort scale. The cloth-covered front seats are deeply sculpted, with beefy side bolsters that allow you to settle in and stay planted. Source: www.autoweek.com

Comparison Test: 2009 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SV vs. 2008 Pontiac G8 GT – No doubt some of you are already heading for the drop box marked "hate mail." Front drive versus rear drive? V-6 versus V-8? Why don't you just compare apples and orangutans?As we see it, if you've got around $30,000 to spend on a sport sedan, you wa Source: www.motortrend.com

Updated: Top Ten Cars for Dads – Since I'm on this whole Top Picks kick, I thought I'd get a jump on Father's Day by updating my Top Ten Cars for Dads. Most of my Top Ten... Source: cars.about.com

Review: 2008 Pontiac G8 GT – (Credit: Corinne Schulze/CNET Networks) With a 6-liter V-8 and brawny styling, the 2008 Pontiac G8 GT looks like the return of American muscle, only, it's not. The new G8, an example of International brand engineering, actually comes from Australia, Source: news.cnet.com

Nissan GT-R, Mazdaspeed 3, Chevrolet Corvette Z06, Mitsubishi Lancer Evo, Pontiac G8 GT - Giant Kill – Nissan GT-R, Mazdaspeed 3, Chevrolet Corvette Z06, Mitsubishi Lancer Evo, Pontiac G8 GT - Giant KillersAlthough they may be humble in some respects, they all five turn, stop, and go - particularly, go - with the brio of competitors costing thousands Source: www.automobilemag.com

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2008 Pontiac G8 GT Take Two – When it comes to cars from General Motors, I’m always prepared for disappointment. No matter how promising the new vehicle is (Corvette!), GM finds a way to let me down (Corvette seats!) Take the Pontiac Solstice GXP. Flat gorgeous. More important, Source: www.thetruthaboutcars.com

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