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Old 05-17-2010, 02:22 AM   #1
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Default Coolest vehicle ive ever seen!! Why didnt this happen?

This Pontiac G8 Sport Truck is the sexiest vehicle ive ever seen! Why didnt this ever reach production? more importantly why did Pontiac reach its demise? Are you telling me that Pontiac wasnt one of the biggest money makers for GM with the Grand Am, Grand Prix, Bonneville Vibe, ect. What were they thinking?

6.0 V8, RWD or AWD, ect, ect
anyhow back to the topic, this thing is Badass but should of been available with the Supercharged Series II or III 3800 also.

http://www.trucktrend.com/autoshows/...t_concept.html
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that is sexy
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someone was thinking that nobody would want gas guzzlers with the economy the way it was, and more than likely that truck is already produced as a Holden, all they would have to do is rebadge it as a Pontiac for the US well and make it left hand drive but thats all little details
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They did, it'* in Australia. You can find a video on youtube, just search for top gear barthast. It will be the blue truck after the white screaming banshee.
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Why didn't it reach production? I am not sure, but I think GM was hemorrhaging badly at this point, and then thought it would be a good idea to pull the plug on Pontiac.
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Here it is. It'* called a Maloo It'* further along in this video, but it'* well worth watching.
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Why does every brand think it needs a truck? Come on the thing isn't only ugly IMO but a stupid idea.
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Why didn't it reach production? I am not sure, but I think GM was hemorrhaging badly at this point, and then thought it would be a good idea to pull the plug on Pontiac.
It'* made but just not a Pontiac
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Top Gear actually reviewed this. You can probably find their review of it on youtube. Good stuff for sure. Badass car, but way too much power for way too little weight on the rear wheels.
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Yah they checked it out with the Vauxhall VXR8 Barthurst, which really is one badass car with a supercharged 6.2 V8, I really want one of those babys
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