General Motors will end the life of the Pontiac Torrent in 2009 and will replace it with a new SUV from GMC. It will be called Terrain and will be built on the same Theta architecture with the future Chevrolet Equinox. It will be priced around $23.000.
Pontiac takes the SUV driving experience to an unexpected level of performance with the 2008 Torrent GXP, which offers new levels of performance, with a 264-horsepower (197 kW)* 3.6L V-6 and a host of new standard features, such as GM’s OnStar safety and security system. Ride and handling characteristics have also been enhanced for the 2008 model.
Using the popular Torrent SUV as the foundation, the Torrent GXP starts with a sleek, unique exterior design that includes a sculpted hood, a revised front fascia with cooling inlets and detailed, deep-set grille inserts. The Torrent GXP’s lower front and rear fascias, as well as the rocker moldings, are body-colored. The sleek look is enhanced with the elimination of the roof rack (which remains an option), lowering the look of the vehicle beyond its reduced ride height. Eighteen-inch (...) More
Pontiac Torrent blends the nimbleness of a car with the capabilities and versatility of an SUV in a fun-to-drive crossover vehicle. Building on its successful first year of production, the Torrent continues to expand the brand’s performance boundaries with a host of safety, ride, interior and convenience enhancements for 2007.