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Pontiac G6 GXP Street Package

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Pontiac G6 GXP Street Package
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I really don't care what anyone says, this car doesn't look bad at all in person. In fact, it looks pretty darn good, especially with the metal grille and hammerhead spoiler. I could leave the hood scoops, but the rest is sharp. Feel free to flame me now.

And thanks, Ryan, for the pics! :thumbsup:

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Why do you torment my eyes so?!

I like the colors...there, I said something nice about it. :P

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It actually looks better... :blink:

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Scare Mask (the Scream) meets G37& Hyundai Tiburon.

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Scare Mask (the Scream) meets G37& Hyundai Tiburon.

Agreed. While I actually semi-like the more expressive front fascia, the rest takes a very clean, pure design and just glues stuff on--that teen-driving Scion wing, tne the aftermarket catalog rear bumper humps.

So, maybe just that face and a smaller, more fitting spoiler would be great, but otherwise, the pure svelteness of the last GT/GTP coupe should have stayed. It's like catering to the "stereotypical" Pontiac crowd now, the ones who liked Grand Ams and glued things on them.

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GM always seems to love putting terribly cheap ass wheels on their cars!!!!!!!!!! GOD!

no stick on this car, it needs one. get the direct injection mill under the hood, too. 252hp is not enough, let's get about 275-280.

looks great otherwise except for those vertical ribs hanging off the back bumper. that looks really ricey.

the front end looks awesome.

Lutz and company should have their ass handed to them already for not doing anything yet with the dismal interior. 3-4 years already and NOTHING done to relieve the 'i want to kill myself' dark sea of rubbermaid. Maximum Bob, c'mon, this is BULL$h!. this car would sell SO MUCH better if the interior wasn't f@#king junk.

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any luck them putting the 3.6 and 6speed in the convertible? is the g6 getting a makeover next year?

i saw a g6 with that wing before... not horrid, but eh. not sure if it was a gxp.

kinda looks to much like the last grandam GT which is good and bad.

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Ya know... It does look better.

I'd have to rip the wing off and burn it, maybe put a stock G6 hood on... But other than that, it doesn't look bad.

I really like those wheels and see nothing "cheap" about them. ESPECIALLY compared to the wheels that were first shown on the production model (The wannabe spoke hubcap wheels)

P.S. Pontiac needs to invest a bit in the GXP badge so it doesn't look so generic.

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I'm with those who could do without the wing (as always, I seem to belabor this point), and I don't think the rear bumper strakes go with the flowing nature of the bodyshell. I do like that front end and the hood.
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The large grille makes the wheels look small. If the wheels and taillamps were as comically large as the grille and headlights, and the wheels were of any quality, this would work. If Pontiac was going for big, butch, and ignorant looking, they should've went the whole nine yards.

Actually, a nice bulge over the rear wheels would do this design some justice.

Also, why no pics of the black one?

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For those that don't know, the hood scoops and hammerhead wing are an option package. So for all those that said they'd take it without the spoiler and hood, you're in luck.

Also good to see GM finally put colour matching mirrors on this thing.

The rest is pure $h! in my opinion - especially the interior. Way to go Lutz, you've proved you're completely f@#king useless.

For the record, you can order a regular G6 Coupe with ground effects for 2008 (Street edition package). That would definately look less ricey than this thing, although you only get the 3.5L.

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Metal grille looks better than the plastic. Otherwise the car looks bad, horrible interior. GM doesn't realize that the 3.6 liter high feature engine is average, the Japanese have had engines that make more power and get better mileage in their midsize sedans for a few years now. Pontiac should become the fleet sale brand, so they can end fleet sales on all the other brands (aside from commercial use full size vans/pickups). Pontiacs are basically Chevys with lower quality materials and plastic cladding inside and out.

Either GM is really stupid, or really poor and can't fund this brand. Either way, why keep this brand around? All they are good for is rental cars, and I don't know if that is even a good idea, because it will give GM products a poor reputation. The G8 is going to be a bust also, because no one will pay over 30k for a Pontiac, it is like paying 30k for a Mitsubishi or Kia. The G8 V6 also has less power than a Camry, Accord or Altima, but weighs nearly 400 pounds more, how sporty can it be?

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Pontiacs are basically Chevys with lower quality materials and plastic cladding inside and out.

Go back to 1999 when that was a topical and witty joke. Sheesh.

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Well, it would definitely would get noticed... maybe needs to a bright neon green or orange. I guess the over-the-top styling is to try and appeal to the kiddies that like the F&F movies..

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Want to know what's sad? I just saw a commercial for the GXP series that showed the Solstice, Torrent, and G6. The voiceover says that the Solstice GXP is faster than a Porsche Boxster and the Torrent GXP is faster than a BMW X5. There is no mention of what the G6 GXP is faster than, probably because it isn't even faster than a normal G6.

This is a disgusting vehicle. Anyone who would buy this over a G6 GTP with the same powertrain needs to have their head and/or examined.

Go back to 1999 when that was a topical and witty joke. Sheesh.

yeah, really.

"Got any Titanic jokes too? I mean, as long as we're hitting these phenomena at the height of their popularity. You're soooo funny!!"

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Likes:

Coupe lines

New nostril grille (I hope it doesnt get a runny nose)

Beautiful red color

Dislikes:

Huge wing spoiler (why paint the peacock?)

Wheels don't look sporty enough

Great pics! Thanks for sharing.

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ok, on the wheels, you're right. the wheels do look good. i just think the chrome plating job looks cheap. the design and machining looks good. i really am not into chroming wheels.

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Want to know what's sad? I just saw a commercial for the GXP series that showed the Solstice, Torrent, and G6. The voiceover says that the Solstice GXP is faster than a Porsche Boxster and the Torrent GXP is faster than a BMW X5. There is no mention of what the G6 GXP is faster than, probably because it isn't even faster than a normal G6.

This is a disgusting vehicle. Anyone who would buy this over a G6 GTP with the same powertrain needs to have their head and/or examined.

yeah, really.

"Got any Titanic jokes too? I mean, as long as we're hitting these phenomena at the height of their popularity. You're soooo funny!!"

Regarding that commercial, I thought the same thing, but after thinking about it Im sure the G6 is faster then other cars, just not ones that are in the same category as a BMW or Porsche, if they would have said the G6 is faster than an Accord or Altima it would have sounded stupid after just stating the Solstice and Torrent are faster than Porches and BMWs so they just didn't mention it. But Im glad you saw the commercial, Ive only seen it a few times actually aired on television.... Although I wore it out on TIVO.

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ok, on the wheels, you're right. the wheels do look good. i just think the chrome plating job looks cheap. the design and machining looks good. i really am not into chroming wheels.

I believe these are the same wheels that will in a very short time be available in a Black Chrome treatment which I think will compliment the car even more, will certainly add to the cars uniqueness.

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Freaking ugly grille. Should've went wider, not longer.

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