How fast is the Pontiac G8 GXP?

How fast is the Pontiac G8 GXP?

Although we did not have access to high-speed testing, Pontiac told us that the G8 GXP is capable of 155 mph, and its speed is electronically limited so as to not to exceed the speed rating of the factory tires.

What’s faster GTO or G8?

The GTO is faster. 40 more hp and 270 lbs lighter. The G8 should handle better than a stock GTO, but not a pedderized GTO.

What’s the difference between Pontiac G8 GT and GXP?

The GXP not only has the LS3 Corvette engine, but also has a FE3 Suspension that was tuned at Nurnbrung. The GXP not only has more power, but also handles much better than a GT. Comparisons have been made only because they are both Pontiacs. They are really not in the same class.

What’s the fastest GTO?

In fact, the most powerful production GTOs were the 1969–70 models with the optional Ram Air IV 400-cubic-inch V-8, which made 370 horsepower at 5500 rpm and 445 lb-ft of torque at 3900 rpm.

How fast is a 1969 GTO?

According to ProfessCars™ estimation this Pontiac is capable of accelerating from 0 to 60 mph in 5 sec, from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.3 sec, from 0 to 160 km/h (100 mph) in 13 sec and the quarter mile drag time is 13.7 sec.

How rare is a Pontiac G8 GXP?

Before Pontiac breathed its last breath, the brand gave us one last testament to its eternal awesomeness – the GXP. These cars are pretty rare with just over 1,800 examples that were produced.

How good is the G8 GXP?

Not only does the GXP accelerate amazingly but it handles just as well, with a suspension set up to pull 0. 9 g’s of lateral grip, now that is a lot of stick for a 4050 pound vehicle. You can feel that weight when behind the wheel, by no means is the factory tuned G8 a lightweight, especially with five occupants and a trunk full of luggage.

What kind of engine does a Pontiac G8 GXP have?

Pontiac will unveil at the New York Auto Show the 2009 G8 GXP, a new high-performance sedan that will Solstice, G6 and Torrent GXP models in Pontiac dealerships in late 2008. The G8 GXP is powered by a 6.2L LS3 small-block V-8, currently rated at 402 hp and 402 lb.-ft. of torque pending final SAE certification.

What is the 0-60 time of the BMW G8 GXP?

Pending final testing, the G8 GXP is expected to deliver 0-to-60 mph performance of about 4.7 seconds, and a quarter-mile time of 13.0 seconds at 108 mph. The G8 GXP rides on the G8’s 114.8-inch (2915 mm) wheelbase with wide front ( 62.7 inches / 1,592 mm) and rear ( 63.3 inches / 1,608 mm) tracks.

Is the Pontiac GXP the most powerful Commodore ever?

On the eve of the GXP’s debut as the most powerful of the Australian-built, Holden Commodore –based Pontiac G8 lineup, the U.S. car market is slogging through its worst sales slump since 1983, and General Motors is estimated to be four to six months away from running dry of cash and going bankrupt.