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Old 02-05-2006, 04:19 PM   #1
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I was just at the Phily Auto show and there was this guy there bashing the bonneville and saying how the grand prix was a more advanced design saying the GXP Grandprix replaced it.

I liked the older grand prix but do not like the new ones styling in or out. I am happy our GXP is just a much better looking and quality car. I think even the SSEI and more recent SLE look much better than the grandprix GXP.
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I was just at the Phily Auto show and there was this guy there bashing the bonneville and saying how the grand prix was a more advanced design saying the GXP Grandprix replaced it.

I liked the older grand prix but do not like the new ones styling in or out. I am happy our GXP is just a much better looking and quality car. I think even the SSEI and more recent SLE look much better than the grandprix GXP.
I'm not a fan of the GXP just as I am not a fan of FWD V8 cars in general, dosent mean I would not own one but I like to do basic maintenance and mods and such and it is damn near impossible on a FWD v8 car. However the GXP is the best looking bville so far though. they should have had a L67 option like the GTPs. (and now GTs)


I do like the 2004+ GTPs though , I will probably end up with one once I can afford one without a loan.
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Old 02-05-2006, 04:34 PM   #3
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I was just at the Phily Auto show and there was this guy there bashing the bonneville and saying how the grand prix was a more advanced design saying the GXP Grandprix replaced it.

I liked the older grand prix but do not like the new ones styling in or out. I am happy our GXP is just a much better looking and quality car. I think even the SSEI and more recent SLE look much better than the grandprix GXP.
I'm not a fan of the GXP just as I am not a fan of FWD V8 cars in general, dosent mean I would not own one but I like to do basic maintenance and mods and such and it is damn near impossible on a FWD v8 car. However the GXP is the best looking bville so far though. they should have had a L67 option like the GTPs. (and now GTs)


I do like the 2004+ GTPs though , I will probably end up with one once I can afford one without a loan.

Well Hans at least your honest. I mean I may have a GXP Bonneville but I still like the look of the 300C and think its a great car for the money.

I am just not a fan uf the hump back look or short rear look of the new style Grandprixs and the front end could use a redesign too imho..
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pontiacGXP did you set him straight? I hope you did your like your ripping on my f*cking 40,000 sport luxury sedan b*stard. Pardon my french... But uhhh yours is actually more advanced lemans inspired suspesion a stiffer body *h body car* better than the cheap w what the Grand Prix GXP has. And has a 32V DOHC Northstar LD8 275hp... Now tell me what car is more advanced. I hope you gave him a tast of his own medicine... And uhh the GP did not offically replace the Bonnie but there now are more marketed at the same people tho... Stupid idot guy! PontiacGXP- so eh you like the looks of my SLE? You wanna trade... Cause your color is easier to clean!
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I'd take a GP GXP.

They are very fast. Low 14'*, high 13'*. That'* great for a big FWD car from the factory.
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I'd take a GP GXP.

They are very fast. Low 14'*, high 13'*. That'* great for a big FWD car from the factory.
No doubt they are fast even the supercharged 3800 versions but i dont like the look or the cheaper interior.
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pontiacGXP did you set him straight? I hope you did your like your ripping on my f*cking 40,000 sport luxury sedan b*stard. Pardon my french... But uhhh yours is actually more advanced lemans inspired suspesion a stiffer body *h body car* better than the cheap w what the Grand Prix GXP has. And has a 32V DOHC Northstar LD8 275hp... Now tell me what car is more advanced. I hope you gave him a tast of his own medicine... And uhh the GP did not offically replace the Bonnie but there now are more marketed at the same people tho... Stupid idot guy! PontiacGXP- so eh you like the looks of my SLE? You wanna trade... Cause your color is easier to clean!
I do like the way the 2005 SLE looks but I guess its because its so similar to the GXP. Hey one thing I would get if i had your car. It would be a GXP speed cluster. I like the silver better than the black.
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pontiacGXP did you set him straight? I hope you did your like your ripping on my f*cking 40,000 sport luxury sedan b*stard. Pardon my french... But uhhh yours is actually more advanced lemans inspired suspesion a stiffer body *h body car* better than the cheap w what the Grand Prix GXP has. And has a 32V DOHC Northstar LD8 275hp... Now tell me what car is more advanced. I hope you gave him a tast of his own medicine... And uhh the GP did not offically replace the Bonnie but there now are more marketed at the same people tho... Stupid idot guy! PontiacGXP- so eh you like the looks of my SLE? You wanna trade... Cause your color is easier to clean!
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Thanks pontiacGXP... But did you tell the guy what you thought about the Bonn GXP? Cause I hope you didn't take it. FYI I love the Grand Prix GXP, my son really wants me to get another car... hahaha yeah right but hey I wouldn't mind one, my wife wants a Torrent tho but I say wait till the 3900VVT comes out for them in 07! The Bonnevilles interior I think is cheaper than the GP'* just my thought tho. I don't mind the interior on my Bonn but like the Impalas better! But for the look of my Bonn SLE I can forgive the interior... Now I wouldn't want there cluster because it says GXP... If I could get it to say SLE yeah that would be okay and cool but actually I want a GXP strut tower brace and K&N intake and sliverstar headlights before I touch my interior.
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OK guys put down the baseball bats eh/, we're all pontiacs freaks under the skin.AND if I'm NOT mistaken the G6 coupe is the direct replacement for Bonnie and has same base price as the Bonnie,......Grand Prix isn't in luxury sports class period
it'* a midsize sports car with base price of 21000. havent had time to check specs of either yet but I think G6 got a newer,quicker northstar

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