Pontiac


Pontiac was a GM brand that was discontinued back in 2010. Famous Pontiac models include the vintage GTO, the ugly Aztek, and the last muscle-car they made, the G8.


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Pontiac G8 Recalled For Delayed Airbag Deployment

Pontiac G8 Recalled For Delayed Airbag Deployment

The Pontiac G8, the brand’s last hurrah before GM completely discontinued its operations, is now subject to recall due too concerns regarding the front passenger air bag module. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the air bags may suffer from a possible delay in airbag deployment at the moment of a collision,…

Paul Teutul’s Hurst Edition Pontiac Trans Am On eBay For $125,000

Paul Teutul’s Hurst Edition Pontiac Trans Am On eBay For $125,000

Paul Teutul’s Hurst Edition Trans Am is already up for sale with only 100-miles on the odometer with a ridiculous price tag of $125,000. Clearly there’s a price to pay for a vehicle that was once in the hands of a celebrity. The Kevin Morgan-designed Trans Am is a reworked 2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS sporting…

1939 Pontiac Deluxe Six “Ghost Car” Goes Under The Hammer

1939 Pontiac Deluxe Six “Ghost Car” Goes Under The Hammer

A 1939 Pontiac Deluxe Six often referred to as the Ghost Car is to be auctioned July 30 at the RM Auctions St John’s sale in Plymouth, Michigan. This unusual car’s exterior is made of Plexiglas body panels making it transparent. Plexiglas was a relatively new material in 1939, and supplier Rohm & Hass replicated each of the car’s…

1964 Pontiac GTO With 700-HP Could be Yours in New Raybestos Sweepstakes

1964 Pontiac GTO With 700-HP Could be Yours in New Raybestos Sweepstakes

Want a free ride? Raybestos has built one serious 1964 Pontiac GTO, sporting 700-hp and hitting 128-mph down the quarter mile on street legal tires. The one-of-a-kind barely street legal custom was fabricated to look amazing and haul ass. The result speaks for itself, and now Raybestos is handing over the keys to one lucky…

Chevrolet Camaro Turns Into Pontiac GTO

Chevrolet Camaro Turns Into Pontiac GTO

Trans Am Depot is outfitting the new Camaro with a Pontiac conversion kit, turning the Camaro into the a modern GTO Judge. Trans Am Depot’s work is called the “6T9 Goat” because of messy copyright issues. The car will come with a bespoke front end with its own split grille as well as a revised…

Holden Commodore Ute May Come To America Due To Changing Tastes

Holden Commodore Ute May Come To America Due To Changing Tastes

The Holden Commodore Ute has had more false starts in the United States than Elizabeth Taylor has had marriages, but rising gas prices might give General Motors an impetus to import the Ute as a pickup alternative at a time when high gas prices are making large trucks economically unfeasible. Mark Reuss, GM’s head of…

Pontiac G8 Successor Set to Launch in 2013

Pontiac G8 Successor Set to Launch in 2013

Easily the best thing to come out of the now-defunct Pontiac brand in recent memory was the G8 sports sedan – based on the Australian Commodore. Not only was it an impressive performance machine, but it gave North America a taste of just how good a job Holden is doing down under. Looking to satisfy…

Pontiac Owners Still Mostly Loyal To GM Products

Pontiac Owners Still Mostly Loyal To GM Products

Ever wonder where Pontiac owner’s are going shopping for new cars since the brand folded? Honestly, we hadn’t, until this new study came to our attention. According to a study by Polk Automotive, most of them are staying loyal to General Motors. An astonishing 53.3% have come back to buy another GM product, with Chevrolet…

Pontiac Museum is a Go, But Not in Michigan

Pontiac Museum is a Go, But Not in Michigan

The museum will be located in downtown Pontiac, IL in the town square on North Mill Street. Dye will be loaning some of the cars from his own collection, while others are likey to come from other collections or individual enthusiasts.

JFK Ambulance to be Auctioned at Barrett-Jackson

JFK Ambulance to be Auctioned at Barrett-Jackson

It’s the very 1963 Pontiac Bonneville Naval Ambulance that carried President John Fitzgerald Kennedy from Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, to Bethesda Naval Hospital in Maryland, following his assassination in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963.

HPP Shows Firebird, Camaro Builds Ahead Of SEMA

HPP Shows Firebird, Camaro Builds Ahead Of SEMA

Heide Performance Products, a Michigan company that helps convert Chevrolet Camaros to modern day Pontiac Firebirds, has unveiled their latest creation, a replica of the 1969 Trans-Am based on the current Chevrolet Camaro. The HPP Firebird will probably perform just like the Camaro – fast in a straight line, but at it’s best while standing…

Toyota Recalls 1.1 Million Corolla, Matrix Models; GM Recalls 200,000 Vibes

Toyota Recalls 1.1 Million Corolla, Matrix Models; GM Recalls 200,000 Vibes

Clear of any bad PR for at least a few weeks, Toyota has been hit by yet another safety issue with its cars, announcing a recall of 1.1 million Corolla and Matrix models. The recall involves the 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine in the cars and as such also affects 200,000 Pontiac Vibes. Models affected include the…

Pontiac G8 GT Tail Lights Illegal in Maryland, Says Judge

Pontiac G8 GT Tail Lights Illegal in Maryland, Says Judge

Here’s a great David vs Goliath story that’s sure to get you all fired up at “the man” on a Monday morning. G8Board.com member “jackalope” was recently ticketed for having what a police officer deemed to be illegal tail lights. Knowing that the lights are factory equipment on his Pontiac G8 GT, and are certified…

Only 36 Percent Of Pontiac Owners Stay With GM

Only 36 Percent Of Pontiac Owners Stay With GM

Pontiac owners are abandoning the brand when it comes time to purchase their next vehicle, according to a report in Automotive News. Pontiac’s moderately priced sedans like the G6, Grand Prix and G8 were affordable transportation for many consumers. With those products gone, all that GMC-Buick dealers (who formerly carried Pontiac products) can offer are…

“Ridin Swangas” Video Full Of Front-Wheel Drive GM Goodness (Video Inside)

“Ridin Swangas” Video Full Of Front-Wheel Drive GM Goodness (Video Inside)

This author has loved hip-hop music since the tender age of 3, when Digital Underground’s “The Humpty Dance” caught my attention. I didn’t really understand the lyric “I once got busy in a Burger King bathroom” but it had a fat bassline and a character from a nursery rhyme, and that was enough for me. In the…

Report: General Motors Scouring the Net to Find Your Complaints and Address Them

Report: General Motors Scouring the Net to Find Your Complaints and Address Them

In an effort to provide better customer support and head off problems before they get out of control, General Motors has created a new “task force” aimed at monitoring social media sites for complaints about GM vehicles and looking to find solutions. A report in the Detroit Free Press highlights the story of one woman,…

Recall Notice: General Motors Recalls 1.3 Million Chevy Cobalt, Pontiac G5 Models

Recall Notice: General Motors Recalls 1.3 Million Chevy Cobalt, Pontiac G5 Models

With the NHTSA likely applying plenty of pressure after it was questioned over Toyota’s recent recalls, General Motors has announced a recall of 1.3 million vehicles due to power steering issues. The recall affects 1.3 million models including the 905,000 Chevrolet Cobalt models in the U.S., assembled for model year 2005-10. The recall also affects…

Recall Notice: Toyota Adds 1.1 Million More Vehicles to Floor Mat Recall

Recall Notice: Toyota Adds 1.1 Million More Vehicles to Floor Mat Recall

Things just couldn’t get any worse for Toyota Motor Corp. The automaker has announced yet another recall, this one for 1.1 million vehicles in the United States, and is essentially an expansion of last year’s floor mat/pedal recall that affected 4.3 million vehicles. The recall is for all 2008-10 Highlanders, 2009-2010 Corollas, Venzas and Matrixes,…

Report: Holden “Pontiac G8 Edition” Commodore Proves Popular in Australia

Report: Holden “Pontiac G8 Edition” Commodore Proves Popular in Australia

Several months ago GM’s Australian Holden division announced that it would offer a special edition of the Commodore, dressed up to look like the Pontiac G8. Called the Holden VE Commodore SS V-Series Special Edition, the new model looks mostly identical to the Pontiac model (itself based on the Commodore), except for the absence of…