That problem should be solved with the 2008 gto, which will share its. You have come to the right place if you need new or replacement parts for your 2008 grand prix. Nov 01, 2010 2005 pontiac gto vs 2008 pontiac g8 gt. Currently the only automatic is my 1964 gto which i bought used when i was 16 and i have thought about changing it to a manual. For the 2004 gto it was pretty much a 5050 split on auto vs manual shift. The new car came with a sixspeed manual transmission as standard equipment. Based off holdens ve commodore, the g8 was a rearwheel drive sports sedan which came to the u. Shop millions of cars from over 21,000 dealers and find the perfect car. So the pontiac weighs more, but has more factory horsepower and more upgrades, along with the manual transmission while the camaro weighs less, has an automatic transmission and likely has less power. This manual includes the latest information at the time it was printed. Grab some merch at the link below thanks for watching how you enjoyed dont forget to subscribe if you are new to the channe. The automatic trans car can be faster at times on a slippery drag strip. Holdens mainstream commodore sedan is due to swagger into showrooms in february 2008, dressed as the widetrack, widernostril pontiac g8.
Epa mpg owner mpg estimates 2008 pontiac g5pursuit 4 cyl, 2. The selection process for this comparison began with a mental. We have thousands of listings and a variety of research tools to help you find the perfect car or truck. Research, compare and save listings, or contact sellers directly from 22 2008 g8 models nationwide. This compared to a car life road test of a 400 ci powered gto with a ram air engine, fourspeed. We werent able to find any results within the criteria you specified, but we did find similar listings for you. There is the option of either a fourspeed automatic transmission or a tremec sixspeed manual. Mar 17, 2008 the saab comes with a manual, not the best manual, but a decent one, which greatly adds to the enjoyment. The bottom line although the 2008 pontiac g8 gt is a goodlooking and powerful car, it doesnt show any remarkable tech. These 5 factorybuilt pontiac sleepers are riots under the. Good stuff man on a bit of a different note, ive been to my local pontiac dealership like 5 times now and have yet to see the g8 gt that they claim to have in stock. The automatic trans car however only gets 21 mpg highway and even less when idling around town. Production stopped in mid2009, following the gm decision to suspend the pontiac brand.
The first pontiac gto was available as an option package for the pontiac lemans, available in coupe, hardtop, and convertible body styles. It is a low maintenance, low cost to own, and long lasting small vehicle that can be driven worry free. I love gto s, but there would be no question about whether or not i would choose a g8 gt over a gto at this point. Canadian owners a french language copy of this manual can be obtained from your dealerretailer or from. Two typea archrivals crank it up in a megawatt battle to rule the new musclecar generation. The most powerful cast iron block and head pontiac gto in the world. However on a sticky track i can get the jump on his gto and hold it to 112 miles an hour at the top of the 14 mid 12 second runs on bridgestone re010r 18 tires stock width. Our remanufactured transmissions are rebuilt to meet oem standards, come with a 5 year unlimited millage warranty and torque converter. Solstice base or solstice gxp pontiac solstice forum.
I am an enthusiast but opted for the 4spd auto, pontiacs brochure says the auto is 110th faster then manual 060 and 14 mile. Jul 10, 2008 the bottom line although the 2008 pontiac g8 gt is a goodlooking and powerful car, it doesnt show any remarkable tech. I have raced two different manual gtos making 3 runs against both cars. View and download pontiac 2008 g8 owners manual online. We reserve the right to make changes after that time without further notice. Every used car for sale comes with a free carfax report. Advance auto carries over 2,060 aftermarket parts for your 2008 pontiac grand prix, along with original equipment manufacturer oem parts.
May 04, 2020 the gto was available with a sixspeed manual transmission in all three years. Pontiac definitely needed a shot of adrenaline in its lineup. Assembled in a plant in elizabeth, south australia, all it took to transform a monaro into a gto were some bracing body modifications to meet american crash criteria. The pontiac g8 is a rearwheel drive sedan that was produced by holden in australia, and then exported to the united states, where it was sold by pontiac. First i would like to talk about an automatic versus a manual transmission. The g8, a rebadged holden commodore, was released in early 2008 for the 2008 model year in the united states, and in 2008 for the 2009 model year in canada.
It does give a lot of boost for the buck, but a thirsty engine exacts an. That is, the fourthgeneration pontiac gto was merely a rebadged holden monaro, an australian coupe that was based on the european opel omega b, which had actually been sold in the u. Pontiac g8 gt vs gto on dyno the truth about the g8 gt. Canada limited for pontiac division wherever it appears in this manual. I know that i might spark a large debate, but i am confident that the automatic is faster than the manual. The 2004 gto also has unspecified boltons, a new camshaft and a tune, while also being equipped with the more efficient t56 manual transmission. The saab comes with a manual, not the best manual, but a decent one, which greatly adds to the enjoyment. This manual describes features that may or may not be on your speci. Pontiac s toothy new lizard from oz rumbles into dodge hemi territory. Find the engine specs, mpg, transmission, wheels, weight, performance and more for the 2008 pontiac g5 coupe 2d gt. General motors gm is recalling certain model year 20072010 saturn aura and model year 20082010 chevrolet malibu and pontiac g6 vehicles, equipped with. Jun 25, 2015 the 20082009 pontiac g8 gt and gxp was the brands first muscle car sedan in over 20 years. Gas mileage of 2008 vehicles by pontiac fueleconomy. Dec 29, 2017 the 2004 gto also has unspecified boltons, a new camshaft and a tune, while also being equipped with the more efficient t56 manual transmission.
A friend asked me to demonstrate some manual transmission driving techniqes, so here it is. We maintain respect for the storied nameplates of pontiacs glory years, despite the fact that. Standard features include 16inch wheels, airconditioning, a cd player and tilt steering. I have spent many an hour with the g6 sedan on government trips, and the 4spd auto on the g6 convertible is no different. Optional equipment included a fourspeed manual transmission, super turbine 300 twospeed automatic. Research, compare and save listings, or contact sellers directly from 26 pontiac models in bayside. All gtos get an independent rear suspension and a 3. Pontiacs toothy new lizard from oz rumbles into dodge hemi territory. I love gtos, but there would be no question about whether or not i would choose a g8 gt over a gto at this point.
When it arrived from australia in 2008 as a reskinned holden. I got the manual trans all my cars that i have bought new and about half of them i have bought used have been manual transmission. Keep this manual in the vehicle for quick reference. Gm revealed the allnew 2008 cts at the north american inte. The 2008 pontiac vibe is a compact, fivepassenger wagon that comes in a single trim level. I won all six races and it always seemed to be by about 34 car lengths. With the demise of the firebird and the gto, the g8 filled the void. Once youre ready to narrow down your search results, go ahead and filter by price, mileage, transmission, trim, days on lot, drivetrain, color. Dec 12, 2005 as it was in the beginning, performance is at the heart of the pontiac gto. More than four decades later, the 2006 pontiac gto is the spiritual leader of modern muscle. The g8 gxp was also the most powerful muscle car pontiac ever built, and it couldnt have come along at a better time. Dear gto owners, i wanted to pass on some experiences i have had with my 2005 gto. Detailed features and specs for the used 2008 pontiac g6 gt including fuel economy, transmission, warranty, engine type, cylinders, drivetrain and more.825 386 781 925 846 1002 1222 427 1095 370 1411 550 374 864 91 389 653 711 234 1524 255 80 701 161 203 1036 525 718