In 2003, in Detroit on an international auto show a business concern General Motors presented conceptual development of Pontiac G8. A car did not look superfluously futuristic, in a look looked the brand name elements of brand. Sporting sedan got the soft enough smooth lines of basket and stylish dynamic look.
Short overhangs placed on the corners of wheel with the a bit protuberant wheeled arches, brand name front with the Â«lickedÂ» forms, stylish opening of air scoops, with the fog lamps integrated in them, beautiful decision of back-end with the elegantly executed headlights and four distinguished opening of exhausts, symbolize the sporting mood of sedan.
Large attention at creation of Pontiac G8 was spared to finishing of salon, in that the high-quality skin of two colors, and also insertions from a metal, giving a sporting spirit the interior of car, is used.
Full drive G8 is equipped turbocharged 3,5-with a capacity of one the L. V-6 by an engine, power of 285 hp. Engine planned to be equipped by the system Displacement on Demand, that allows to use only the half of cylinders for a simple ride and to involve other, when complete power is needed. It allows decreasing the consumption of fuel. This does not include all-wheel suspension with adjustable clearance.
In 2006 the model row of Pontiac G8 was filled up by two update versions with the baskets of compartment and compartment-cabriolet with the taken away hard roof. These novelties the hardly changed platform of the same name sedan is the basis of, and they are addressed on more young and active customers. I'm sure - are there, because now many successful entrepreneurs who have a business that will allow them to buy a car, can not take advantage of this opportunity.
A former version with a capacity of one the L. V6 12V (200 hp, 298) and 4-step Â«automatÂ» in 2006 got the additional index of GT, and a base version got more economical 2,4-with a capacity of one the L. Â«fourÂ» of Ecotec 16V (167 hp, 220 Nm), with that teamed a 4-step Â«automatÂ» also. In addition, the top version of GTP appeared with a capacity of one the liter V6 12V (240 hp, 325 Nm), with that except the improved 4-step Â«automatÂ» teamed an option 6-step manual transmission.
Pontiac G8 GXP, as well as base model, has a landing formula Â«2+2Â», but equipped by the 3,9-with a capacity of one the liter motor of V6, force from 240 to 270 hp, and six-stage mechanical gear-box. Besides it, a novelty got the original one 19-inch wheeled disks and lowered pendant.