Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 

  • $21k
  • 1997
  • 240 HP 3.8L
  • 121 mph

Road Tests Real world tests of the Pontiac Grand Prix GTP

0-60mph

Grand Prix GTP
6.6 s
Nissan GT-R
2.7 s
Viper GTS
3.3 s

Top speed

Grand Prix GTP
121 mph
Viper GTS
206 mph
Corvette Z06
198 mph

0-100mph

Grand Prix GTP
18.8 s
Nissan GT-R
6.8 s
Corvette Z06
8.3 s

1/4 mile

Grand Prix GTP
15.2 s
Nissan GT-R
10.8 s
Viper GTS
11.4 s

Data points Key details of the Pontiac Grand Prix GTP

Price

Grand Prix GTP
$21k

Horsepower

Grand Prix GTP
240 HP
Viper GTS
640 HP

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Pontiac
Price $20,500
Year 1997

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 14.15 lb/hp
Maximum hp 240 HP @ 5,200 RPM
Maximum torque 281 ft-lb @ 3,200 RPM
Max RPM 6,000 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,800 cc
Cylinders V6
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.8 in / 3.4 in

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,397 lb
Width 72.7 in
Height 54.7 in
Length 196.5 in
Front track width 61.7 in
Wheelbase 110.5 in

road tests

Top speed 121 mph
1/4 mile 15.2 s
0-60mph 6.6 s
0-100mph 18.8 s

transmission

Drivetrain Front Engine / FWD
Shift system Automatic
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Axle ratio 2.93:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 406/? 165
Rear wheels 406/? 165
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Comments

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Thanks, Greg, we'll get that fixed up.
A stock 97 gtp has a speed limiter of 121mph
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