What kind of car is a G8?

The Pontiac G8 is a rear-wheel drive sedan that was produced by Holden in Australia, and then exported to the United States, where it was sold by Pontiac. The G8, a rebadged Holden Commodore, was released in early 2008 for the 2008 model year in the United States, and in 2008 for the 2009 model year in Canada.

How much does a Pontiac G8 cost?

The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) on a Pontiac G8 runs from just under $28,000 for a V6 to slightly over $31,000 for the V8-powered GT. Pontiac is touting the GT as the most powerful car you can buy in America for under $30,000 and, even fully loaded, it will still be less than $35,000.

Why was the G8 discontinued?

Automotive models come and go, but the Pontiac G8’s two-year run is one of the shortest on record. Introduced in 2008, the full-size G8 sedan was canceled in 2009, following parent GM’s bankruptcy and restructuring that shut down the Pontiac brand.

Is the G8 GXP Supercharged?

Pontiac G8 GXP LS3 6.2L V8 Supercharger System (No Injectors) Available for the 2009 Pontiac G8 GXP 6.2L, this bolt on supercharger is designed to deliver maximum performance while retaining factory-like drivability and reliability.

Is the Pontiac G8 a V8?

The G8 Sedan features a 3.6-liter V6 engine that generates 256-horsepower at 6,300 rpm and 248 pound-feet of torque at 2,100 rpm. However, the more powerful GT comes equipped with a 6.0-liter V8 engine that produces 355-horsepower at 5,300 rpm and 385 pound-feet of torque at 4,400 rpm.

What does GXP stand for?

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GxP is an abbreviation for generic good practice, which refers to the series of laws, regulations, and guidance that govern various areas of the research, development, testing, manufacturing, and distribution of medicines. Examples of GxP include: GLP – Good Laboratory Practice. GCP – Good Clinical Practice.

How fast is a G8 GT?

2008 Pontiac G8 GT 0-60, quarter mile, specs

0-60 mph 4.7 seconds
Top speed 226 kph / 140 mph
Curb weight 1777 kilograms (3918 pounds)
Year introduced 2008
Maximum power 366 metric horsepower (361 brake horsepower / 269 kilowatts)

What kind of car is the Pontiac G8?

After the initial test run, Pontiac brought over the 21st century goat’s cousin, the Commodore, except it was more commonly known at the G8, which is a tremendous performance sedan.

What makes the G8 GXP such a good car?

The G8 GXP has the kind of thrust that allows it to keep accelerating when ordinary automobile’s engines are running out of breath. Not only does the GXP accelerate amazingly but it handles just as well, with a suspension set up to pull 0.9 g’s of lateral grip, now that is a lot of stick for a 4050 pound vehicle.

When did the Pontiac G8 commodore come out?

The G8, a rebadged Holden Commodore, was released in early 2008 for the 2008 model year in the United States, and in 2008 for the 2009 model year in Canada. Production stopped in mid-2009, following the GM decision to suspend the Pontiac brand. While available, the G8 took the place in the Pontiac lineup of both the Pontiac Bonneville,…

Is the Pontiac G8 GXP a thirsty motor?

Despite this vehicle’s low cost to buy, the real expense will come at the pump; the LS3 is a thirsty motor. After all there is a price to pay in order to have that much power on tap. We are pretty sure that as soon as the insurance company finds out you just got a 400 HP four door, your rates are going to go up as well.