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
CTS-V
190 mph
Lexus IS-F
170 mph

0-100mph

G8 GT
12.3 s
CTS-V
8.7 s
Lexus IS-F
9.8 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

Torque

G8 GT
386 ft-lb
CTS-V
553 ft-lb
Infiniti G37
266 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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