Archive for the ‘ Pontiac ’ Category

Burt Reynolds Presents the 2016 Bandit Trans Am

Bandit Trans Am-0

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 […]

Published on Monday, March 28, 2016 at 6:40 by
Categories: Pontiac, Tuning
Tags: , ,

Burt Reynolds’ Bandit Trans Am Makes $480,000


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.

Published on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 8:45 by
Categories: Gossip, Pontiac

Pontiac History & Photo Gallery

Pontiac 545x341 175x175 at Pontiac History & Photo Gallery

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.

Published on Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 16:16 by
Categories: History, Photo Galleries, Pontiac, Wallpapers
Tags: , ,

Walkinshaw Performance Holden SS-V Sportwagon


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 […]

Published on Friday, March 26, 2010 at 17:05 by
Categories: GM, Pontiac
Tags: , ,

Gearhead Performance 2010 Pontiac Trans Am


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 […]

Published on Friday, January 22, 2010 at 18:13 by
Categories: Chevrolet, Pontiac, Tuning
Tags: , ,

Lingenfelter Camaro-based Trans Am revealed


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 […]

Published on Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 17:12 by
Categories: Chevrolet, Pontiac, Tuning
Tags: , , ,

Lingenfelter Trans Am based on the new Camaro


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 […]

Published on Friday, October 23, 2009 at 17:09 by
Categories: Chevrolet, Pontiac, Tuning
Tags: , ,

Pontiac G8 soul lives on Chevrolet Caprice body!

2008 pontiac g82.thumbnail 175x175 at Pontiac G8 soul lives on Chevrolet Caprice body!

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 […]

Published on Sunday, July 12, 2009 at 9:06 by
Categories: Chevrolet, Pontiac
Tags: , ,

Official: Pontiac to be killed off!

pontiac logo 175x175 at Official: Pontiac to be killed off!

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 […]

Published on Monday, April 27, 2009 at 16:59 by
Categories: GM, Pontiac
Tags: , , ,

GM canceled Pontiac G8 Sport Truck

2010 pontiac g8 ute truck ny image003 175x175 at GM canceled Pontiac G8 Sport Truck

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 […]

Published on Wednesday, January 7, 2009 at 8:48 by
Categories: GM, Pontiac
Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Pontiac G6 mid-life Crisis!

pontiac g6 20095 main 630 1117 636x360 175x175 at Pontiac G6 mid life Crisis!

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.

@SEMA : Pontiac G8 GXP Street Concept

gxpc2 175x175 at @SEMA : Pontiac G8 GXP Street Concept

  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

Published on Saturday, November 1, 2008 at 20:11 by
Categories: GM, Pontiac, Tuning