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Old 05-22-2003, 04:47 PM   #11
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yep.. you Yanks will still be bassin in the glory of the Bonnie while it stops up here for us Canucks.. but as long as I can get a 2005 Bonnie GXP with Northstar in a few years.. I don't care.. whether it will be re introduced back up here then.. I hope so. Or beloved Bonnie will be replaced by the Damm ***** I mean Grand Prix. up here until then.. which all I have to say to that is.. SAY NO TO CRACK !!
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From what I've read on GM Media sites, 2003 is the last year for the SSEi, the GXP is coming in the fall, plus Steel Blue and Rainforest Green are being discontinued as colours. :(
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That'* because green is too slow for what GM wants out of this car.
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hmm kinda like when jeep ended 30 years of the Wagoneer, it was a sad sad thing to have happen but now suv'* are getting bigger so who knows.......i doubt Pontiac will do such a thing, the phrase "all good things must come to an end" is kinda haunting...
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That'* because green is too slow for what GM wants out of this car.
couldn't help but laugh at that one......... They just added "Steel Blue" just this year and thier gett'n rid of it just that quick? I think they did that back in 96 too, they had those light blue bonnes just for that year I think; I Know it wasn't a color for SSE/SSEi though in 96. Green doesn't look good on SLE/SSEi'* (00+) but it'* coo on tha SE though......
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I've only seen pics of the GTO (obviously) but it sure doesn't look that great. Especially the back end. Looks like a Cavalier. It has an LS-1 which is great , but I think they should have done a more "retro" design that evoked the look of the classic. Who knows, maybe I'll like it better in person. The new Grand Prix is better in person. Though the spoiler is TOO SMALL.
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Agreed, the GTO lacks character. The GP is better in person, but I still despise the fugly grille. Ditto with the Maxima, they seem to endlessly compare the Max with the GP....in person they are a bit nicer.

Bonne will always be around in some way, shape or form
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Bonne will always be around in some way, shape or form
It should be. It may not be the best selling Pontiac, but it is the best, at least I like it the best.

TAs are sweet but they don't make those anymore of course.
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Well GM Canada says GOOD-BYE Bonneville I'm afraid after 2003! The GP is the new flagship of Pontiac for 2004! The GP GXP will debut in 2006 with the V8 too. GM Canada has decided to combine the Bonneville & Grand Prix into ONE CAR LINE, the GP for 2004. That is why it looks like half Bonneville & half GP after all too.
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