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Pontiac has no dealer network.

Wilmington is CLOSING which means no more Solstice, which means 50% of the unique models Pontiac sells no wouldn't be available for Pontiac to sell.

So why would anyone bother buying the brand?

Who knows, maybe you guys will get your wish and Pontiac will be saved, then we'll see this as the Solstice 2.0

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I'd build it around an import deal with Holden and go from there.

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With the amount of money it would take to get GM to agree to that, and to pay to federalize Holden's lineup, you'd be looking at a bankrupt Pontiac in a couple of years.

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With the amount of money it would take to get GM to agree to that, and to pay to federalize Holden's lineup, you'd be looking at a bankrupt Pontiac in a couple of years.

It would take alot of money, no doubt.

But the Holden Zetas are already at US spec, so not so much as would be the case otherwise.

And, I'm sick of no one even trying to get something right anymore and just settling for half-assed.

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And, I'm sick of no one even trying to get something right anymore and just settling for half-assed.

I agree completely.

Our whole society has seemingly given up and decided to become a half assed society. We have no one to blame for our decline but ourselves.

Chris

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But GM IS trying to get it right by no longer forcing itself to put its meager resources into 17 brands worldwide.

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But GM IS trying to get it right by no longer forcing itself to put its meager resources into 17 brands worldwide.

Yeah, sure.

I'll believe that when I see it.

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Rome wasn't built in a day.

It's still burning at the moment...

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GM needs to show me something good - and soon!

Without self-sabotaging it like they've done with any interesting recent stuff.

They need to believe in the product for a change.

Lacking that, I'd like to see someone else give it a shot.

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Yep and the Fiero is coming back too! LOL!

If anyone is dumb enoiugh to buy Pontiac let em have them. I can't see the Chinese goverment letting this one pass if they are already questioning the Hummer sale.

Out side China no one is stupid enough to make a more like this. Saturn was more a dealer network and the the present cars are just a hold over. Pontiac for the most has one car anyone will be able to sell for more than a few years. Nothing else. You would be better off starting your own company.

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The problem as I see it is that with each passing day GM lays off more designers and engeneers, closes more stores and more brands, etc.

They are in one sense killing the very tools they need to regroup.

Chris

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Yep and the Fiero is coming back too! LOL!

If anyone is dumb enoiugh to buy Pontiac let em have them. I can't see the Chinese goverment letting this one pass if they are already questioning the Hummer sale.

Out side China no one is stupid enough to make a more like this. Saturn was more a dealer network and the the present cars are just a hold over. Pontiac for the most has one car anyone will be able to sell for more than a few years. Nothing else. You would be better off starting your own company.

You have to start somewhere, and be willing to start in the first place.

It might actually be good for GM to have someone buy a brand and make it work - maybe they'd finally get their act together.

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Anyway, I hope someone does take a run at this - and wins.

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Anyway, I hope someone does take a run at this - and wins.

if it meant pontiac continued on, then sure. maybe they would be better without GM.

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Until GM restructures their sales channels so they stop competing with each other, it doesn't matter how many brands they have, they will fail. Simple as that.

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i bet toyopet, scion and lexie has almost as many models as chevy + buick + caddy (excepting pickups)

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Anyway, I hope someone does take a run at this - and wins.

Come on you are smarter and better informed than this. We have got enough nuts that still think the Fiero is coming back. Not please don't you go over the edge. Net thing you will get a B pullar hang up. LOL!

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I think he just hopes someone takes a run at saving Pontiac.

Chris

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I think he just hopes someone takes a run at saving Pontiac.

Chris

Yes.

I thought I'd made that clear.

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The type of person who would even consider such a proposition is someone with far more money than brains or business sense.

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The type of person who would even consider such a proposition is someone with far more money than brains or business sense.

Or maybe confidence, creativity, and vision...

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I've come into some extra cash lately, perhaps I should buy it? I'd change Pontiac to only building the muscle Pontiacs of the 60's and 70's, oh and of course a new model called a Börgermobile, a Green Earth friendly car ... :smilewide:

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Ah, yes, PCS your indeed my savior my friend.

I'll take a blue 68 firebird 400 ragtop, blue interior, blue top, power steering, with a 4 speed please.

The Early Firebird has got to be one of the neatest and most under rated GM cars. My apologies to Camino and his Firehawks and the GTO guys and Balthazar with his full size stuff....

I want a 67-68 Firebird, Dammit man....

Chris

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