Pontiac news

Pontiac Rolls Out Enhanced G6 Family

Pontiac has announced that it is ringing in the new year with a fresh look for its best-selling line of G6 mid-size vehicles. Additional fuel-saving powertrain options, more aggressive exterior styling, and a sleek new instrument panel highlight the 2009.5 model G6, which will begin arriving in Pontiac dealerships in January. “The G6 has always been one of our most important vehicles and has been Pontiac’s number-one seller since it was launched in 2004,” said Susan Docherty, vice presi

GMC and Pontiac Announce Pricing for 2009 Sierra Hybrid and G3

GMC and Pontiac today announced pricing for two new models arriving in dealerships in early 2009, further reinforcing the channel’s reputation for value combined with efficiency and capability. The model introductions and MSRPs (including destination freight charge) include: * The GMC Sierra Hybrid pickup truck, which combines the fuel efficiency of a midsize sedan with uncompromised full-size truck capability, $39,365 (including $975 DFC) f

Pontiac G8 Shortlisted for North American Car of the Year

The Australian-made Pontiac G8 has been shortlisted for the prestigious North American Car of the Year (COTY) award in 2009. Pontiac G8 is one of 14 semi-finalists for the esteemed award with the winner to be determined by a jury of 47 leading automotive journalists. The vehicle has also been selected for three oth

Pontiac Announces New Small Car for U.S. Market

Expanding its portfolio in the rapidly growing small car segment, Pontiac announced plans to bring the sporty, five-door hatchback G3 to U.S. showrooms early next year. When it arrives, the G3 will provide Pontiac with a total of four vehicles capable of more than 30 miles per gallon on the highway. Already successful in Canada (as the Pontiac G3 Wave) and Mexico (as a sedan model), the G3 offers an EPA estimated 27 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway while providing the best shoulder and hip room in the

Pontiac G8 ST at a Glance

After sifting through more than 18,000 possibilities, Pontiac has chosen to keep it simple, naming the recently revealed G8 sport truck the " G8 ST.” Thousands of fans submitted suggestions during a "Tame the Name" promotion, which delayed a final announcement until each possibility was considered and cleared for possible trademark use. "Frankly, we were blown away by both the volume and quality of the names that were submitted," said Craig Bierley, BPG product marketing director for cars an

Pontiac G8 Hits the Streets of Canada

Four months after the Pontiac G8 went on sale in the United States, GM Holden has expanded its G8 exports to Canada, the first time that the company has undertaken a major export program to the country. On sale now through dealers nationwide, the rear wheel drive performance sedan is available as either a V6-powered G8 model or V8-equipped G8 GT model with a host of standard features which include 18” alloy flangeless wheels, remote start, six airbags and XM Satellite Radio. The G8 seda

Pontiac G8

Confirming its commitment to style and performance, Pontiac introduced a show car version of an all-new, rear-wheel-drive performance sedan at the Chicago Auto Show. The 2008 Pontiac G8 will be available in dealerships early next year. “With the balance of rear-wheel drive and the availability of V-8 power, the G8 represents another step in Pontiac ’s commitment to its performance DNA,” said John Larson, Pontiac general manager. “Added to the Solstice and the recently announced additi

Pontiac Torrent GXP

Pontiac Torrent blends the road manners of a car with the capabilities and versatility of an SUV in a fun-to-drive package that is perfect for families. Pontiac Torrent continues to expand the brand’s performance technologies with a host of safety, ride and convenience enhancements for 2007, including the StabiliTrak electronic stability control system, front and rear disc brakes, and tire pressure monitoring system. Torrent is powered by a 3.4L V-6 that generates 185 horsepower (138 kW)