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  1. Car production ends in Australia with last General Motors model builtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Fox News

    ... V8 sedan. A version of the sedan was imported to the United States for several years, where it was sold as the Pontiac G8 and Chevrolet SS. The Holden brand will live on in Australia with GM cars imported from other countries while also providing ...


  2. For $50,000, Could This 800WHP 2009 Pontiac G8 GXP Have You Saying G'Day Mate?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | Jalopnik

    ... that last one while at work. They also gave us great cars like the Holden Commodore which were sold here as the Pontiac G8 and later the Chevy Caprice and still later SS. That's all in the past now as there will apparently be no more Commodores ...


  3. History of the LS Engine and Cylinder Head CastingaRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2017 | Hot Rod Magazine

    ... SSR (390 hp). It also found its way into the Trailblazer SS (395 hp) and the Holden sourced 2008 Pontiac G8 GT (361 hp). Early LS2 engines had 24x reluctor wheels and 1x cam sprockets while later ones transitioned to the 58x reluctor and 4x cam ...


  4. History of the LS Engine and Cylinder Head Casting Number Spotter's ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Super Chevy Magazine

    ... SSR (390 hp). It also found its way into the Trailblazer SS (395 hp) and the Holden sourced 2008 Pontiac G8 GT (361 hp). Early LS2 engines had 24x reluctor wheels and 1x cam sprockets while later ones transitioned to the 58x reluctor and 4x cam ...


  5. Watch a Pontiac GTO chase a U-2 spy plane down a runwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | Digital Trends

    ... was actually a disguised Holden Commodore) the Air Force has used the Ford Mustang , Chevrolet Camaro , and the Pontiac G8 as U-2 chase cars. A Tesla Model S was even spotted shadowing a U-2 on takeoff at a British military base recently. The U-2 ...


  6. 2017 Chevy SS Quick Spin | Mourning our favorite AustralianRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Autoblog

    ... import with an American heart is dead. This is our eulogy. The basics have been covered. The SS, like the Pontiac G8 before it, is a full-size rear-wheel drive sedan based on a Holden Commodore. Holden is an Australian division of GM , and the ...


  7. Tesla Model S tapped as U-2 spy plane chase carRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | MotorAuthority

    ... in layman's terms, it's the coolest job in the world: chase spy planes down a runway. Previously, the USAF used Pontiac G8 GTs as chase cars, but it's also used Chevrolet Camaros, Pontiac GTOs and various other quick-accelerating machines. Maybe the ...


  8. Cars that should have succeeded... but didn'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... version of the revitalised Monaro didn't inspire buyers. Neither did the next attempt to sell the sedan as the Pontiac G8 or a Chevrolet. Why did it fail? Some customers complained that a rebadged Australian car didn't deserve to wear the GTO badge. ...


  9. Destiny: General Motors should bring back PontiacRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Autoblog

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  10. Should Pontiac be revived?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Autoblog

    ... / Buick Terraza ), Pontiac G5 (aka Chevrolet Cobalt ), and Pontiac G3 (aka Chevrolet Aveo ). Cars such as the Pontiac G8 and fourth generation Pontiac GTO were based on cars from GM's Australian division Holden. Now the Holden based G8 was actually ...


  11. The Judge: Drag WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Hot Rod Magazine

    Drag Week is a torture test for a race car. Proving that something most wouldn't consider a street car can really be a street car for over 1000 miles while making some really fast passes is tough on anyone, but when you meet Richard Guido you quickly realize he is a mad man. 1 comment

  12. Pontiac could be a phoenix rising from the ashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Autoblog

    ... of the Camaro ZL1. Finally, with the imminent departure of the Chevrolet SS , the spiritual successor of the Pontiac G8 , there's a void waiting to be filled by a new Pontiac V8 sedan. The Cadillac ATS rides on the same Alpha platform as the current ...


  13. Why Pontiac should come back and how it can be relevant againRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | Autoblog

    ... engine delivering 260 horsepower in GXP variants. The second and (inarguably my favorite Pontiac model) was the Pontiac G8 sedan. Originating in Australia as the Holden Commodore VE, the G8 was designed to rectify the multitude of sins created by ...


  14. Burt Reynolds Appearing With Pontiac G8 Vin #001 To Be Sold At Barrett-jackson West Palm April 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | PR Log

    Hollywood icon, star of "Smokey and the Bandit," to appear with the first Pontiac G8 sports car sequenced for American production. CLEARWATER, Fla.


  15. Pontiac revisits the rear-wheel-drive sport sedanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Automotive News

    Bob Lutz, GM's global product development chief, with the Pontiac G8 show car at the Chicago Auto Show on Feb. 7, 2007. Photo credit: BLOOMBERG The Pontiac G8 concept car, the spiritual successor to one of General Motors' most celebrated performance sedans, is unveiled Feb. 7, 2007, at the Chicago Auto Show.


  16. The new Opel Insignia might be a great Buick, but it's a sad Holden CommodoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Autoblog

    ... engines. This is depressing news considering the Zeta-platform underpinning the Commodore VF spawned the Pontiac G8, Chevrolet SS, and fifth-generation Camaro. Knowing this was going to happen doesn't help much either. What makes it all worse is ...