Are American Cars Reliable, And Does it Even Matter?

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Are American Cars Reliable, And Does it Even Matter?
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It’s 2013, but stereotypes of American vehicles from the ‘70s still linger in the automotive industry, with buyers wondering if domestic cars can ever be as reliable as imports. Continue Reading...

General Motors Recalls 426,240 Chevy, Pontiac and Saturn Models

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General Motors Recalls 426,240 Chevy, Pontiac and Saturn Models
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General Motors is issuing a recall that affects 426,240 vehicles to fix an issue where the transmission gear position may not match the gear on the shifter. Continue Reading...

Chevrolet SS Might be Delayed due to Franchising Laws

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Chevrolet SS Might be Delayed due to Franchising Laws
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We found out recently that the 2014 Chevrolet SS Performance Sedan is likely coming in 2014. We also speculated that this car is likely a re-release of the old Pontiac G8, which is based on the Holden Commodore (seen above) Continue Reading...

Custom Rear-Drive Pontiac Grand Am Drag Racer is Awesome, But Ugly

Custom Rear-Drive Pontiac Grand Am Drag Racer is Awesome, But Ugly
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Every custom car project should begin with a vision of not only what the end result should look like, but what its purpose will be. While this 1986 Pontiac Grand Am clearly has some excellent fabrication work and high-quality parts, the finished product is one confused project. Even though you shouldn’t “judge a book by… Continue Reading...

Pontiac Aztek in High Demand… by Canadian Thieves

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Pontiac Aztek in High Demand… by Canadian Thieves
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Canadian car thieves have an affinity for the ugly, or so it would seem based on recently released data. Do you remember the Pontiac Aztek? It’s OK if you don’t, we smacked our heads against a brick wall over its design too. But its ugly looks haven’t stopped it from making number eight on the… Continue Reading...

Classic American Muscle Left to Rot in Japan [Video]

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Daniel O’Grady runs a website called Japanese Castle Explorer, where he documents and shares his experiences while exploring all of Japan’s historical castles. O’Grady is an Australian who also clearly has a passion for classic American muscle, for when he came across this lot of rusted vintage American muscle cars, he couldn’t help but share… Continue Reading...

The Monkees’ 1966 Pontiac GTO Replica Up For Auction

The Monkees’ 1966 Pontiac GTO Replica Up For Auction
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Hey, hey, it’s the Monkees’ 1966 Pontiac GTO. Ok, so it’s not the actual car the wacky band used to drive on their TV show, but this pristine replica will still draw a crowd wherever you drive it. A detailed replica of the famous TV car (which was named the Monkeemobile), this 1966 GTO is… Continue Reading...

1970 Pontiac GTO Judge is Certifiably Perfect [Retro Resale]

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Having just 158-miles on the odometer, this 1970 Pontiac GTO Judge hasn’t a single flaw and with an asking price of just $49,900, we can’t even complain about its price. The numbers-matching GTO Judge was restored to better than showroom condition and was expertly detailed with a Judge stripe package – which can be removed… Continue Reading...

World’s Cleanest Pontiac Trans Am For Sale [Retro Resale]

World’s Cleanest Pontiac Trans Am For Sale [Retro Resale]
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In a follow-up to the world’s cleanest retro Camaro we’ve ever seen, up for sale is the world’s cleanest Pontiac Trans Am. This 1978 Trans Am is a Gold Special Edition model, restored from the frame up and has only 11,237 miles on it. Asking price? A rather steep $45,900 – but as you can… Continue Reading...

One-Off 1964 Pontiac Banshee Prototype For Sale [Video]

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Originally proposed as a competitor to Ford‘s Mustang, the XP-833 project got two working prototypes, one a V8 convertible while the other was a coupe with a straight-six powerplant. The project was squashed in 1966, as GM’s brand-conscious boardroom wasn’t interested in producing the Banshee and both prototypes were ordered to be destroyed. But of… Continue Reading...

1980 Pontiac Trans Am 20th Anniversary Turbo Pace Car [Retro Resale]

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One of only 5,700 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo Pace cars is up for sale, in mint condition and clearly a nice collectible. It sports only 11,285-miles on the odometer with an asking price of $29,900 – which is a killer deal for any classic car collector. The Turbo Pace Car was built to commemorate… Continue Reading...

Pontiac G8 Recalled For Delayed Airbag Deployment

Pontiac G8 Recalled For Delayed Airbag Deployment
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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,… Continue Reading...

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

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

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

1939 Pontiac Deluxe Six “Ghost Car” Goes Under The Hammer
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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… Continue Reading...

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

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1964 Pontiac GTO With 700-HP Could be Yours in New Raybestos Sweepstakes
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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… Continue Reading...

What Could Have Been: Pontiac Was to Get a Sporty Offering Based on Cadillac Architecture

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What Could Have Been: Pontiac Was to Get a Sporty Offering Based on Cadillac Architecture
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As for Pontiac, it’s this one that he laments the most. Not only did GM’s sporty division already boast a great lineup with cars like the G8 and the Solstice, but before the decision was taken to shutter the brand, Pontiac was also working on another sporty, rear drive offering, likely based off the Alpha... Continue Reading...

Red Bull Drivers Get Sideways on Atlanta Streets to Promote Formula Drift Event [Video]

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Red Bull has made a name for itself with crazy motorsport antics. The latest stunt is profiled in a video of their drifters, Rhys Millen and Ryan Tuerck, piloting Red Bull-sponsored machines sideways through Peachtree Street in Midtown Atlanta, Georgia. The tandem street drifting was part of a promotion for the Formula Drift event in… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Camaro Turns Into Pontiac GTO

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Chevrolet Camaro Turns Into Pontiac GTO
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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… Continue Reading...

Holden Commodore Ute May Come To America Due To Changing Tastes

Holden Commodore Ute May Come To America Due To Changing Tastes
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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… Continue Reading...

Pontiac G8 Successor Set to Launch in 2013

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Pontiac G8 Successor Set to Launch in 2013
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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… Continue Reading...

Pontiac Owners Still Mostly Loyal To GM Products

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Pontiac Owners Still Mostly Loyal To GM Products
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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… Continue Reading...
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