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2008 Pontiac G8 GT Show Car

2008 Pontiac G8 GT Show Car
2008 Pontiac G8 GT Show Car Specifications
Brakes F/R:ABS, vented disc/vented disc
Tires F-R:245/45 ZR18
Driveline:Rear Wheel Drive
Displacement cu in (cc):364 (5967)
Power bhp (kW) at RPM:362(270) / 5700
Torque lb-ft (Nm) at RPM:391(530) / 4400
Redline at RPM:6000
Length Width Height in:196.1 74.8 57.7
Weight lb (kg):3995 (1812)
Acceleration 0-60 mph s:n.a.
Top Speed mph (km/h):n.a.
Fuel Economy EPA city/highway mpg (l/100 km):n.a.
Base Price: 2008 Pontiac G8 GT Show Car - n.a. (last update: 5/1/2007)

All-new G8 Accelerates New Era of Rear-wheel-drive Performance Pontiacs

Production Model Details

The 2008 Pontiac G8 lineup will offer two models: G8 and G8 GT. A sport package will be available for both models and adds features such as specific wheels - including 19-inch aluminum wheels and performance tires on GT - a rear wing spoiler, leather shift knob, leather-wrapped steering wheel and alloy pedals.


The base G8 model receives a 3.6L DOHC V-6 with variable valve timing, rated at 261 horsepower.

The G8 GT is powered by a uniquely configured 6.0L small-block V-8, rated at 362 horsepower and 391 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed automatic transmission with manual shift mode is standard and features the fuel-saving Active Fuel Management system, which enhances fuel economy by alternating between eight- and four-cylinder power. An optional six-speed manual transmission will be available soon after launch.

A limited-slip rear differential is standard with GT models.


Designed to meld form and function with world-class fit and finish, the G8's interior delivers both comfort and convenience, packaged in a level of sophistication not often found in its price range. A driver-oriented instrument cluster positions the gauges for easy, direct line of sight; an electronic driver information center is located between the large, round tachometer and speedometer.

The seats offer firm support to hold occupants in place during aggressive cornering; all seats were designed to deliver excellent comfort during long drives. Cloth seating surfaces are standard, with heated leather seating available. G8 GT models will also offer an optional two-tone cloth or leather combination that pairs black with either red or blue inserts and color-matched instrument faces on certain exterior color combinations.

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