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Old 06-17-2007, 11:08 AM   #1
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Default Pontaic G8? can this carry the torch? Next Bonneville?

Hey guy'* its been a while since the last time I posted, Nice to see the forum still running strong! . But I wanted to bring discussion on the possiablity of the new Pontaic G8 (Due out early 200 carrying the torch for the Bonneville since it'* production cancelation in 2005. I for one think it can, and to me it has what we have been longing for, V8 Power! and RWD! . Plus it looks really Bad A$$.


And I have to say my bonneville is still kicking with over 138,000 miles on it!!!Still running strong!!

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http://www.pontiac.com/g8/
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do a search, we have been discussing this car for quite some time here now.
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It can carry the torch for Bonneville and Pontiac period. That is one sexy aggressive car. The American auto industry will make a come back with more appealing products like the ones planned for the future.
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Well I do believe I just picked out the next Pontiac that I'll own....

That six manual was a big selling point with the 6.0L in it too......That is one DAMNED SEXY car.... OW OOWWW!
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Everything looks good except, no 3800? Many do not want the 6.0 for a daily driver these days and I am not familiar with this 3.6 that is mentioned. It does look like it makes impressive power though...
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The 3800 is being discontinued in 2009
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The 3800 is being discontinued in 2009
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The 3.6 is supposed to be the successor to the 3800. I dont know how good it will be, but it better live up to expectations.
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Since the 3.6 liter motor is still pretty new, we will have to wait and see how these motors hold up after a couple of more years on the road. It is also sad to see the 3800 go. Maybe the motor could be revived if... 3600'* start having massive failures, or the whole cam is more refined and high tech than push rod thing passes away as a car fad. At least the G8 V8 will be a nice big torquey pushrod v8!
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hmm, i thought the 3900 was the replacement for the 3800...or...hmm, what happened with that 3900 anyways?
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