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Old 04-27-2009, 10:10 PM   #1
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Pontiac is dead

I'm sure most of you know already though. It's a bit of a shame. Wonder if the new Camaro will end up leaving the party early again.
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I know it's bull****. And I wanted to buy my wife a G8 GPX soon
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i figure you will be able to get a G8 for a really good price but you better hurry.
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Re: Pontiac is dead

i got a feeling the camaro will be short lived, the corvette being the only one to hold the fort down.
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Re: Pontiac is dead

yeah ive heard. saw it coming for quite a while. same with saturn.

wonder if there will be any more.
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why not GMC that crap needs to go... its the same thing they have elsewhere rebadged... at least with pontiac some of it is only pontiac
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Old 04-28-2009, 09:33 AM   #7
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I think Pontiac messed up with the G names. It was dumb IMO. The G3 and G5 were pretty bad ideas in the first place too.
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why not GMC that crap needs to go... its the same thing they have elsewhere rebadged... at least with pontiac some of it is only pontiac
that's exactly what I've been saying for a few years.

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I think Pontiac messed up with the G names. It was dumb IMO. The G3 and G5 were pretty bad ideas in the first place too.
the only thing I can think of is they tried to be like BMW with the 3,5,7 series.

that's one of the things I love about the G8. It looks like a BMW to me.
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Re: Pontiac is dead

damnit.

I had this little idea going of maybe driving around a Solstice one day.

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damnit.

I had this little idea going of maybe driving around a Solstice one day.

boo.
well the Saturn Sky is better looking anyway. But I've driven those cars and it's like driving a big go cart. Lots of fun.
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my girlfriends mom has a Sky Redline, very fun car to drive.
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i drove a solstice they are not to bad~ a little small
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Old 04-28-2009, 07:42 PM   #13
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what happened to pontiac
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Re: Pontiac is dead

GM killed them off along with saturn and will focus on their 4 "core" brands. i believe they are trying to sell them off but so far no buyers.
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a lot of it had to do with the government wanting them to make more cuts.
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the point of the goverment bailouts is to temporarily loan failing companies money so they can reposition themselves and have more time to sell off bad assets that are causing them to lose billions of dollars in the first place. so yes, in a way, the government wanted them to make more cuts - but in reality its because they needed to make cuts because they are a failing company to begin with. its either make cuts or file chapter 11.
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Old 04-29-2009, 12:51 PM   #17
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mother ****er!!! If they'd make a new firebird they'd be makin bank-
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my girlfriends mom has a Sky Redline, very fun car to drive.
is she a Milf?
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i wanted the T/A they were supposed to come out with... oh well
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i wanted the T/A they were supposed to come out with... oh well
They were never supposed to come out with one. Not sure what source you got that from. If you're talking about that horrendous design by some group of guys that paste crap on a camaro and call it a T/A, then you've got horrible taste.

Also, GMC costs little to nothing to make, and believe it or not there are people who would "only" buy a GMC, and not a Chevy.

It's sorta like Acura and Honda, for years they just rebadge their cars. When its a US Company re-badging people *****, but if its a japanese or euro company they don't care.

Either way, I wish Buick was the one on the Chopping block but oh well.
Heres to hoping they go under and some how come out of it without unions. Hopefully Ford doesn't go down the same path a few years from now, but I wouldn't count on it.
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Damn i was hoping to get a G8 GXP as well.
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please dont jinx buick im lookin foward an electra in the new future my 455 needs a companion but yes pontiac fire bird is thanxgiving dinner this year
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oh well i got my 76 formula i'm all set
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please dont jinx buick im lookin foward an electra in the new future my 455 needs a companion but yes pontiac fire bird is thanxgiving dinner this year
WTF ?? Why would they trash Pontiac and not BUICK?

PONTIAC > BUICK all day.
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