Archive for the ‘ Pontiac ’ Category
Over the years there have been many attempts at remaking the iconic Pontiac Firebird Trans Am, but almost all of them failed to capture the essence of the muscle car in brining it to the modern world. Now there’s a new effort called the Bandit Trans Am by Trans Am Depot which seems to have […]
When it comes to road movies and the cars gaining higher status than the actors, the black Pontiac Trans Ams that mocked Buford T Justice in the Smokey and The Bandit movies is up there with the Duke Boys’ orange 01 Dodge Charger and Steve McQueen’s Bullitt Mustang.
Pontiac’s lucrative history dates all of the way back to 1899. At that time, the business was known as The Pontiac Spring and Wagon Works. The company’s first automobile was released in 1902 and featured a two-cylinder engine.
A bunch of Australian nutters have mixed up the Holden SS-V Sportwagon with the leftovers of the late Pontiac G8 GXP to create what’s possibly the coolest station wagon in the whole universe! This magnificent vehicle is the work of Walkinshaw Performance and features a 600 hp and 568 lb-ft of torque V8. It’s not […]
Here’s another Chevy Camaro-based Pontiac Trans Am conversion kit by Gearhead Performance which is just a vision for the time being. Although it looks a bit cartoonish in these renderings, but turns out it’s quite a serious car! You can have this replica with either the standard 426 hp LS3 engine of the Camaro or […]
A few days ago we had in news that Lingenfelter is working on a project for 2009 SEMA show in which they are trying to revive the legendary Pontiac Trans Am using a 2010 Chevrolet Camaro! Well, here it is, the Pontiac 455 TA. And although it does not look as charming as the original […]
As one of the oldest and finest tuners of GM performance cars, Lingenfelter has the right to convert the new Chevy Camaro into a modern day Pontiac Trans Am! As you know the Pontiac brand and all of its heritage is being killed as part of GM’s reconstruction plan, so this project is actually a […]
As a part of General Motors’ resurrection plan, Pontiac brand must die at the end of 2009. Which is a shame because not all their cars are rubbish! Pontiac G8 (Holden commodore, Vauxhall Monaro, Chevy CR8 or whatever it’s called in your market…) for example, is a brilliant sports sedan which offers great value for […]
General Motors has to make sacrifices to stay alive, but some of these sacrifices really hurt! As a part of its restructuring plan, GM announced the death of Pontiac brand and production halt for Saab, Saturn, and Hummer by the end of 2009. Also 21,000 of Pontiac workers will be laid off. GM is revising […]
We thought that the bailout would put an end to nasty stories coming from GM but we were wrong! Latest victim of the well-known turmoil is Pontiac G8 Sport Truck. It was to go on sale this year but GM reportedly killed the project and limit Pontiac models to only three vehicles by 2012. Based […]
The title for this news should be Pontiac mid-year enhancement, but, just look at it! it looks like a miserable dropout! Pontiac actually released that in L.A autoshow as a mid-life enhance to the G6 lineup, but mid-life crisis is a better word for it.
GM Performance parts unveiled a custom version of massively cool Pontiac G8 to show off their latest high performance engines, GXP and LSX454, in a good way! G8 GXP features a V8 6.2 litre with 415 Hors3power and 562nm of torque, while LSX is a massive