Pontiac G8 GT 

  • 2008
  • 361 HP 6.0L
  • 140 mph
The cabin is nicely tailored with a "tech-grain" dash, comfortable and enveloping seats, and simple controls.
by MotorTrend (Feb, 2008)
he cabin is nicely tailored with a "tech-grain" dash, deeply bolstered seats, and simple controls.
by MotorTrend (Feb, 2008)

Road Tests Real world tests of the Pontiac G8 GT

Top speed

G8 GT
140 mph
300 SRT8
197 mph
CTS-V
190 mph

0-100mph

G8 GT
12.3 s
CTS-V
8.7 s

1/4 mile

G8 GT
13.5 s
CTS-V
11.9 s

Data points Key details of the Pontiac G8 GT

Horsepower

G8 GT
361 HP
CTS-V
556 HP
300 SRT8
470 HP

Torque

G8 GT
386 ft-lb
CTS-V
553 ft-lb
M3 (E92) Coupe
295 ft-lb

In The News From around the web

10
Dec

Pontiac G8 GT

www.supercars.net
The show car also features some unique items not found on the production model, including: * Twenty-inch ''shadow chrome'' wheels and performance tires * Ride height lowered approximately half-inch * High-performance brake rotors with painted brake calipers * Custom interior trim color, including a leather-wrapped dash * Exclusive exterior paint color: Phantom Grey * Concept of modernized Pontiac badge, to gauge public opinion.
The G8 has a progressive styling package highlighted by strong Pontiac design cues, such as a dual-port grille, fog lamps, bold wheels and a confident, wheels-at-the-corners stance.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Pontiac
Year 2008

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 10.83 lb/hp
Maximum hp 361 HP @ 5,700 RPM
Maximum torque 386 ft-lb @ 4,400 RPM
Max RPM 6,000 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 5,967 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10.4:1
Bore/stroke 3.99 in / 3.62 in
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

road tests

Top speed 140 mph
1/4 mile 13.5 s
0-100mph 12.3 s

transmission

Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears
Axle ratio 3.27:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 457/? 203
Rear wheels 483/? 203

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,909 lb
Width 74.8 in
Height 57.7 in
Length 196.1 in
Front track width 62.7 in
Wheelbase 114.8 in
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