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Old 10-10-2004, 01:56 PM   #1
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I was just watching Car and Driver and they showed Spy photos of the new GP GXP. the car was wearing some camoflague, but it looks like the front bumper will have redesigned turn signals and foglights. Car and Driver reports 280 hp from a Supercharged v6

wonder how accurate the 280 number will be???
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I just saw that yesterday.

The Gen V blower gets it up to 260 HP, so maybe they are working on a more open exhaust and intake?
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I was just watching Car and Driver and they showed Spy photos of the new GP GXP. the car was wearing some camoflague, but it looks like the front bumper will have redesigned turn signals and foglights. Car and Driver reports 280 hp from a Supercharged v6

wonder how accurate the 280 number will be???

Maybe its using what they had on the G-Force. I wish I saved the lineup when they had all those GXP'* on the Pontiac site.
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It'* going to be a 5.3L V8. That'* been confirmed by GM sources, on Club GP.

The wheels should be similar to the Bonneville GXP wheels as well.
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On the show it said it will have the "Supercharged V6"
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Here ya go... http://www.clubgp.com/newforum/tm.as...eck=1063393192

And our discussion.

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...+v8+grand+prix

Sweet as hell though. I think it'* time for someone to do the swap in an H body....
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Yikes, looks like C&D have some bad sources.
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Yikes, looks like C&D have some bad sources.
That surprises me cause usually C&D is pretty good about that stuff.

Better then Motor Trend though, well atleast they don't say every rumor like MT... Everytime i read that magazine it feels like a Tabloid.
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The 3800 will be around for a few more years. All GM has to do is undo the detune they did to the 04 and 05 comp g and it will do 280. Hell, you can buy an 04/05 with 260, but an INTENSE PCM and gain 40 hp from it. Pontiac detuned it so much that just the PCM will gain that much back. The Gen V blower is freaking awesome.
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will da bonnie ever get a blower?
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