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Old 10-06-2002, 10:26 PM   #11
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Nice job on the time line Willwren. I know I appreciate what your doing and I know alot of future members would be able to make good use of it!

BTW: the '95 year looks good to me
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SS-Super Sport All higher version motors I can think of.
GT-Gran Touring
GTP-Gran Touring Package

GTX-???
GS-Gran Sport(Regal)
GX/P-???
LS-Luxury Sport
Ultra(Park Avenue)
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And all available supercharged GM'* are
Bonneville-SSEi
Regal-GS
Park Avenue-Ultra
Grand Prix-GTP/GTX
Riviera Supercharged
am I missing anything
GTO- at least for the Pontiac GTO this means grand tourismo Omologato

"It is an Italian phrase originally used by Ferrari to denote a grand touring car assembled with components from various models made by the same manufacturer."

I got that from here. http://www.southjerseynews.com/class...ar020801a.html

DeLorean and Co stole the name from Ferrari in 1964 just to screw with them.
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Good research, Azwed. You're gonna come in handy around here I'd never heard that story, and I've been a GTO fan for YEARS. (just how many years will remain classified )
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You know about the road test that either Car and Driver, Road and Track or Motor trend did between the Ferrari GTO and the Pontiac one right?
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OK. I always thought the SS meant Super Sport so when you put the E in the you got Super Sport Edition. I kinda figured you all discussed the trim level meanings already.
Well I look at it like this, Chevrolet has been using the SS badge for a long time... Monte Carlo SS(Super Sport) Camaro SS, Nova SS, Chevelle SS, Impalla SS, on and on..

Pontiac seems to love GT.... Grand Am GT, Grand Prix GT, Fiero GT, Sunfire GT, ...

But The Bonnies have their own style..... My self and Tamara will dissagree on the meaning, But I am quite sure that SSE stands for Sports Sedan Edition... as chevy wears the SS designation.... And like Will says the i is for induction, force fed....
hehe...how did you know....Am I that obvoius? I remain firm, and it makes the most sense if you look at it, and really thing about the model meanings. here goes. Just becase the SE was first in SE, does not mean that the meaning for the * there has to be the same as the first * in SSE

SE- Sport Edition
SLE- Super Luxury Edition
SSE- Super Sport Edition
SSEi- Super Sport Edition i (latin for SUPERCHARGED)
Super sport edition inducted? induction? naaaaaah....that dosn't cut it for me
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SS-Super Sport All higher version motors I can think of.
GT-Gran Touring
GTP-Gran Touring Package

GTX-???
GS-Gran Sport(Regal)
GX/P-???
LS-Luxury Sport
Ultra(Park Avenue)
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And all available supercharged GM'* are
Bonneville-SSEi
Regal-GS
Park Avenue-Ultra
Grand Prix-GTP/GTX
Riviera Supercharged
am I missing anything
GTO- at least for the Pontiac GTO this means grand tourismo Omologato

"It is an Italian phrase originally used by Ferrari to denote a grand touring car assembled with components from various models made by the same manufacturer."

I got that from here. http://www.southjerseynews.com/class...ar020801a.html

DeLorean and Co stole the name from Ferrari in 1964 just to screw with them.
I meant to say tourismo sorry about that but Omologato was not in mind.
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The SSE stands for Special Sports Edition, Super Sport belongs to Chevy.
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I'm sorry but my car isn't "Special" , it'* "Super"
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The "i" stands for induction! But Will was the closest!
SE > Special Edition
SSE > Special Sports Edition
SSEi > Special Sports Edition Induction
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The SSE stands for Special Sports Edition, Super Sport belongs to Chevy.
Well, THIS SS has an E tacked on to the end of it, so therefore, it'* not the same as Chevy'*. Besides, Chevy and Pontiac are just different divisions of the EXACT same company.

But, following your reasoning, this means that all the other companys with the same trim levels have to have them different. Think of all the SLE'*, and SE'* out there. What do they stand for? Seduction Edition? Super seduction? Sucky Edition? Sucky limited edition?
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