It's sporty stylish comfortable and great on gas even with all it's power! But don't be fooled, because when you really get on it, you get that signature V6 scream that sends chills down your spine and makes you want to drive until the sun goes down. I've had this car for a couple months, bought it new. Heated leather seats will also be extra. This happens from 30mph up to 70mph. The interior is a little bit bland and monotonous, but put together well with soft touch materials everywhere.
Limited slip rear end fully independant suspension, big power. The G8 comes with a 256-horsepower, 3. I love my car as well as my friends. Its all about motor and performance for this ride. A six-speed manual will be available late in the model. On the safety front, seat-mounted thorax air bags are standard, as are roof-mounted side curtain air bags that cover front and rear outboard occupants. The V8 uses the Active Fuel Management system, which saves fuel while coasting or cruising by temporarily shutting off half of the cylinders.
A rear spoiler is also included. Highly recommend to anyone looking for horsepower without giving up elbow room on the inside. A 6-speed manual may be available later. A Sport Package adds 19-inch wheels and leather trim. The next weekend I took it on a 300 mile road trip through the mountains. My car is supercharged and still managed to pull 23. I tinted the windows and am getting new wheels and tires soon.
It is reliable, great looks, and a collector, as its the last powerfully car Pontiac made. Interested in the Solo Performance G8 V6 Axle Back Exhaust Kit? Inside will be a full array of power features, including power front seats, OnStar, satellite radio, supportive seats, and red-lit instrument gauges. I have 65,000 miles on it 2 years later and am still in love with this thing! Vision from inside the car is great. Then it locked up in third gear and I had to drive it back to the dealer in that condition. Brake stands are a different issue, though.
The V6 comes with a five-speed automatic transmission and the V8 gets a six-speed automatic with manual shift mode. The problem with the outgoing Grand Prix isn't just that it's big and heavy, it's that its power — whether from the anemic 200-horsepower V-6 or the 303-hp V-8 — goes to the front wheels. Tons of pep I got the V8 , sports car styling, but luxury sedan room inside and 4 doors. Front control arms tend to wear quick and need replaced along with strut bushings and the engine can develop a lifter tick with the Active Fuel Management hardware. Overall a 4 Very good at what it is meant to be. Our Take on the 2008 Pontiac G8 Pontiac's timing in bringing a large, rear-wheel-drive sports sedan to market isn't great: gas prices are sky-high and the economy is heading south. Compared with pricier European sport sedans, it looks to be an especially strong value.
The interior features a cockpit-like instrument panel, dressed up with satin and chrome trim plus Pontiac-signature red lighting. Not to mention remote ignition. For now, the 2008 Pontiac G8 Base Sedan looks set to carry a 3. Love the car, but can not stand the vibration! The Future of Pontiac Pontiac's last full-size sedan was the Grand Prix, which can still be found on dealer lots as a 2008 model. A rear spoiler and dual exhaust tips adorn the exterior.
Not having to buy tires every 5000 miles is a plus!. This car is perfect as a daily driver because you won't burn the tires at every stop sign from a dead stop - but you'll blow away almost every other 2 and 4 door sports car on the road. The car is very quiet and handles magnificently. It's also antiquated inside, where it's awash. Power locks, windows, mirrors, and seats are standard, as are OnStar and satellite radio.
A six-speed manual will be available late in the model year. Comfort Somewhat rough over potholes and speed bumps but what do you expect from a sports car. Interested in the Solo Performance G8 V6 Axle Back Exhaust Kit? I expect reliability to be very good, but there are a few known problems with the G8. Many newer cars have huge haunches and smaller windows but visibility is a plus for the G8; however, backing up can be hard since it is a very large car. It's very rare to find an exhaust system that can give a V6 engine a pleasant sound without drone, but Solo Performance made it their mission to achieve that goal and came out with an amazing product that exceeds expectations. I bought an '08 new and love the styling, handling, performance, and remote starter.
Major options include a Sport Package, available on both models, which brings larger 19-inch aluminum wheels, summer performance tires, leather trim, and alloy pedals, plus a Premium Package, that includes leather upholstery, leather trim, and heated power front seats. Not an economy car but not horrible on gas if you are easy on the gas petal. I got a great luxury car for a great price! Test drive one if you can find em, fun car. There car's very quiet and smooth doing 80 down the highway. I have less than 2000 miles on the car and am looking into trading it in.