2009 Pontiac Solstice Coupe

2009 Pontiac Solstice Coupe
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Pontiac will unveil at the New York Auto Show the 2009 Solstice Coupe. It will arrive in dealerships in early 2009. The new model is inspired by the Solstice coupe concept shown at the North American International Auto Show in 2002.

2009 Pontiac Solstice Coupe
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Despite its dramatic new look, engineers made only minor structural changes to create the Solstice coupe. The rear fenders and rear fascia are the same as those on the convertible. New taillight assemblies flow more smoothly into the tapered roofline.

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The coupe is powered by a standard 2.4L Ecotec four-cylinder engine that generates 173 hp, while the GXP version is equipped with a 2.0L turbocharged Ecotec engine with 260 hp.

Press release after the jump.

 

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2011 Pontiac Solstice II Concept

2011 Pontiac Solstice II Concept

It’s apparent that cars of the future receive a lot of attention from would-be auto designers and, although many of these ideas will never see a production line, the designers behind them are still out to get noticed. Our latest futuristic find is actually a car that was already in existence: the Pontiac Solstice. This cool roadster was produced from 2005-2009, but came to a quick and tragic end, much like the automaker itself. Now, Macedonian designer, Dejan Hristov, is going to battle for the Solstice with his modern design study, the Solstice Concept II.

The Solstice II Concept combines the core proportions of the original model, but adds a sculptural design language. At the front, Hristov’s concept features vertical headlights and a complexly-shaped carbon spoiler, while the rear end combines sharp lines with circular tail lights and exhaust pipes. It also has a targa layout, leaving the hard top to fold out of sight by rotating behind the seats.

No mention was made on what would be powering the theoretical future Soltice, but if the times are any inclination, we’d guess a hybrid or electric setup. Either way the concept looks rather aggressive and could have potential. That is, if any other automaker felt like picking it up.

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Sondergard Car Kit by Jesper Hermann

Sondergard Car Kit by Jesper Hermann

The Pontiac Solstice, together with its brethren, have long flown into the direction of the sunset after General Motors officially dissolved the brand last year. But even if production of the Solstice and all other Pontiac models have already ceased, it doesn’t mean that you can’t turn the little Pontiac sports car into something completely different.

For that to happen, we may need to start familiarizing ourselves with kit cars. If you haven’t been introduced to that concept, kit cars are basically cars that are purchased and assembled separately. More often than not, cars used for this purpose are those that have already been discontinued – the Solstice qualifies on that regard – and taking the shape and chassis of the kit car while using the same base plate, suspension, engine, and gearbox of the car that was used.

On that note, a Danish company called Sondergard Automotive specializes in producing kit car models and one of their projects is this Pontiac Solstice-based Sondergard kit car concept. Designed by Jesper Hermann of BMW fame, this roadster kit car takes the look of a futuristic sports car that’s been given a vintage feel. Performance specs of the car include a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 265 horsepower and a 0-60 mph time of four seconds.

If you wish to avail of this kit car and turn your Solstice – or Opel GT in Europe – into this new-age ‘blast-from-the-past’ roadster, you’re going to need to shell out somewhere between $52,000 to $89,000.

We actually don’t know if this Sondergard kit justifies the expensive price tag, but if money isn’t an issue for you, then you might as well take the adventurous route and turn your Solstice into this eye-catching roadster.

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The Pontiac Solstice is the last of a dying breed

The Pontiac Solstice is the last of a dying breed

For those who know their American car history, they would know that the name ‘Pontiac’ is synonymous to ‘American original’.

For over 80 years, Pontiac has been responsible for producing some of the most iconic vehicles in the US, responsible for the likes of the Bonneville, the GTO, the Grand-Am, and the Firebird. But while Pontiac has enjoyed a remarkable run, spanning generations of Americans, the road has finally come to an end for Pontiac.

And as soon as the last production Pontiac vehicle - thePontiac Solstice – rolls out of the plant, Pontiac’s doors will now forever be closed.

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GM to drop Pontiac Vibe in August

GM to drop Pontiac Vibe in August

The whirlwind of activity surrounding General Motors these days appears to be far from over. The latest piece of news we’ve heard is that GM is discontinuing the Pontiac Vibe, two weeks after it said that it had plans of continuing the car through next year.

It wasn’t that long ago when GM said that of all the Pontiac cars earmarked for 2010 releases, only the Vibe and the G6 would be rolled out with the G6 specifically earmarked only to fleet customers.

Now, it appears that the Vibe won’t even make to September as GM has just confirmed that production of the Vibe will finish this August, with poor sales – down 35% through May – being largely attributed as the culprit regarding the Vibe’s untimely demise.

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2006 SEMA Pontiac Solstice for sale on Ebay

2006 SEMA Pontiac Solstice for sale on Ebay

If you want to show off a little, just until the others realize about your trick, you can choose for a 2006 Pontiac Solstice and claim it was one of the thousand concepts presented during the 2006 SEMA show.

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The car is made of a custom one-off bodykit consisting in a re-designed front, new rear bumper, stylish side skirts and features 20-inch TSW alloy wheels packed in 235/30/20 tires signed by Pirelli, KW sport springs, an AEM cold air intake and a Magnaflow performance exhaust.

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Pontiac Solstice GXP Coupe to produce 300 hp

Pontiac Solstice GXP Coupe to produce 300 hp

Pontiac will launch a GXP version of its newly launched Solstice Coupe next year. The GXP version will come to compete with the 2010 Nissan 370Z. And the company says it will produce around 300 hp.

the extra horses, courtesy more turbo boost, intercooling and a new fuel rail, will be available in the GXP convertible, too, and only with the manual gearbox in either coupe or convertible (automatics will be stuck at 260). Second, that’s still about 30 horses shy of the 370Z, if the Infiniti G37 is any guide. But the 3.7 is a V-6, of course.

The 300-horsepower Ecotec turbo is probably a short-term engine, as expected interim Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards before the 2020 rule aren’t likely to be kind to such high output. The targa coupe also will come with the 173-horsepower, 2.4-liter Ecotec engine.

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No V6 for the Pontiac Solstice Coupe

No V6 for the Pontiac Solstice Coupe

When Pontiac unveiled the Solstice Coupe at the New York Auto Show they announced it will be powered by a standard 2.4L Ecotec four-cylinder engine that generates 173 hp, and the GXP version with a 2.0L turbocharged Ecotec engine with 260 hp. Back then we all expected more powerful versions to be announced at a later date. But Jose Gonzalez, the creative lead designer of the vehicle, denied any rumors about a more powerful Solstice Coupe.

"GM plans to offer more engine choices than what is currently available with the coupe. Is there a chance of a V6 in the lineup in the near future?" The base 2009 Pontiac Solstice coupe models get the same 173-horsepower 2.4-liter inline-4 as the roadsters, while the GXP coupes get a 260-hp turbocharged 2.0-liter engine. Gonzalez confirmed there is "no V6 in the lineup. No other engines in the lineup."

And also no hopes for an AWD version: "I don’t think you’re going to see the Solstice in an AWD application" because of concerns that it would be "adding a lot of weight."

The Pontiac Solstice Coupe will go on sale early next year.

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Here are the most important news of the week:

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2009 Acura TSX
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2009 Nissan Maxima
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2008 Scion Hako Coupe Concept
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2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe
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2009 Dodge Challenger
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2008 Kia Koup Concept
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2009 Kia Optima
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2009 Pontiac Solstice Coupe

2009 Pontiac Solstice Coupe

Pontiac will unveil at the New York Auto Show the 2009 Solstice Coupe. It will arrive in dealerships in early 2009. The new model is inspired by the Solstice coupe concept shown at the North American International Auto Show in 2002.

Despite its dramatic new look, engineers made only minor structural changes to create the Solstice coupe. The rear fenders and rear fascia are the same as those on the convertible. New taillight assemblies flow more smoothly into the tapered roofline.

The coupe is powered by a standard 2.4L Ecotec four-cylinder engine that generates 173 hp, while the GXP version is equipped with a 2.0L turbocharged Ecotec engine with 260 hp.

Press release after the jump.

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Pontiac Solstice Coupe - first image leacked

Pontiac Solstice Coupe - first image leacked

Until now we told you about the G8 GXP and the G8 Sport Truck, but Pontiac will also unveil the Solstice Coupe at the New York Auto Show. And here’s the first photo revealed by Pontiac.com

In a previous article we were saying that the fastback coupe will be powered by a turbocharged version of the 2.0-liter direct-injection four-cylinder engine used in the Roadster version. The maximum output will be around 265 hp. A V8 version will also be used, probably for the GXP version (also available for the coupe version). We expect a maximum output of 300 hp. The transmission will remain the same as in the Roadster version.

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Pontiac Solstice Targa to be unveiled at New York Auto Show

Pontiac Solstice Targa to be unveiled at New York Auto Show

GM announced that a hardtop "targa" version of the Pontiac Solstice two-seater will be unveiled at the end of the month at the New York Auto Show. Production will start in 2009 and will be limited to 10.000 units a year.

The Solstice Coupe is also rumored to be unveiled this year. It will be inspired by the Solstice Coupe Concept that was launched back in 2002. It powered by a turbocharged version of the 2.0-liter direct-injection four-cylinder engine used in the Roadster version. The maximum output will be around 265 hp. A V8 version will also be used, probably for the GXP version.

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The "Logical" Solstice

The "Logical" Solstice

Bob Lutz, head of product for General Motors, said that developing a coupe version of the Pontiac Solstice would be “the logical thing to do.” Pontiac appears to be logical.
According to Automotive news, a coupe version of the Solstice will debut next year. It will feature a four cylinder engine, but with more power than the current base Solstice engine. It will not, however, be available with a V-6. A V-6 is considered to heavy to allow optimum handling in the relatively light vehicle. (...)

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Solstice Sales Slow While Sky Sales Soar

Solstice Sales Slow While Sky Sales Soar

They are two versions of the same car. One is losing ground in the market while the other is gaining. Why?
That is the situation with the Pontiac Solstice and the Saturn Sky, and the answer may be nothing more complicated than the public image of the brands.
Solstice sales are down 19% in the first half of this year. On the other hand, dealers are scrambling to get the Sky, GM has only a month’s supply in stock, and customers are having to wait to get one.
Not to be misleading, the (...)

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2008 Pontiac Solstice

2008 Pontiac Solstice

Pontiac has taken what customers love about the popular and powerful Solstice roadster and upgraded it for 2008 with new technologies and many standard and optional features. With two Ecotec compact powerplants and a choice between a standard Aisin five-speed close-ratio manual transmission and an optional five-speed automatic, the Solstice and Solstice GXP are true roadsters.

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2009 Pontiac Solstice Coupe Preview

2009 Pontiac Solstice Coupe Preview

The first Solstice Coupe was launched back in 2002. Back then it was a simple Concept, but as many other concepts it told something about the future. And after seven years it will become reality.

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Solstice to tackle pikes peak

Solstice to tackle pikes peak

Pontiac will attach the legendary Pikes Peak Hill Climb Course at the 85th running of the Hill Climb event on July 26th. The weapon of its choice is the Red Bull Solstice GXP with a 550 hp turbocharged Ecotec four. Its driver is Rhys Millen. Millen, who is perhaps best known recently for his participation in the Formula Drift series, is also a fifteen year veteran of “The Race to the Clouds” at Pikes Peak.
The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is an incredibly demanding and unique (...)

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2007 Red Bull Racing Pontiac Solstice

2007 Red Bull Racing Pontiac Solstice

After two successful seasons with the Pontiac GTO, Rhys Millen (one of the top Formula D drifters) and the Red Bull Racing team were posed with a new chassis to work with due to the ending production of the GTO. When looking at the Pontiac line-up for the next drifting platform, the choice was obvious: the new roadster Pontiac Solstice GXP.

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Pitbull Body Kit Conversion For The Pontiac Solstice

Pitbull Body Kit Conversion For The Pontiac Solstice

Finally, an exclusive body upgrade to match the incredible Mallett LS2/LS7 conversions. Widened a full 4 inches in the front and 5 inches in the rear, the Pitbull package is a 6 piece body conversion that allows the use of ultra-wide wheels and gives a menacing stance to the Solstice. The specially-designed front fascia improves airflow to the engine and the increased traction of wider tires lets you put more of that V8 power to the ground.
Only a limited number of Pitbull Edition (...)

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Transformers Myspace Page

Transformers Myspace Page

Cant wait to see the new Transformers film? Check out its new Myspace page to get some new movie footage: soon there will be updated trailers for the new movie by executive producer S.Spielberg and director Michael Bay.
What is the movie about/ Who is in ?
"the film stars Shia LaBeouf as Sam Witwicky who discovers the map to the Allspark, the source of life which the heroic Autobots and evil Decepticons wage a war over. The project originated with producers Don Murphy and Tom DeSanto, (...)

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Pontiac Solstice - best US 2006 Roadster

Pontiac Solstice - best US 2006 Roadster

The Pontiac Solstice won the roadster duel in the U.S. for 2006, while the Mazda MX-5 finished the duel on the second place. The Solstice ended the year with 19,710 sales in the U.S.; the MX-5 delivered 16,897, up 72.4%, according to Ward’s data.
Mazda’s Presiden said he puts little stock in the results and if they wanted they could "have sold a bunch more MX-5 Miatas" but capacity was an (...)

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Pontiac Top Tuner Solstice

Pontiac Top Tuner Solstice

Since General Motors of Canada unveiled the Top Tuner Solstice at the 2006 Sport Compact Performance Show in Montreal last October, the vehicle has caused shockwaves throughout the tuner scene. Both in Canada and in the United States, the Top Tuner Solstice has been received with overwhelming enthusiasm by tuners and performance enthusiasts. The Top Tuner Solstice returned to Montreal, as a feature in the GM of Canada display at the 2007 Montreal International Auto Show.
Building on its (...)

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Pontiac G8's design inspired by the Solstice

Pontiac G8’s design inspired by the Solstice

As we reported last week, Pontiac will add a new model to its line-up. Called the G8, it will be based on the Holden Commodore VE SS and will come to replae the Pontiac Grand Prix. It will debut in February at the Chicago Auto Show.
According to Automotive News, the G8 will arrive in 2008 with front-end styling drawn from the Pontiac Solstice. The new car likely would have unique sheet metal from the A-pillar forward.
The G8 comes from the same global Zeta development program as the (...)

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Edag Pontiac Solstice Police Car

Edag Pontiac Solstice Police Car

At Detroit Auto Show, Edag presented the Pontiac Solstice police car.
Although the car is not ment for street, it has drawn lots of attention from the Detroit police.
Edag intented to create one-off, fun vehicle done up for the Detroit show to demonstrate the company’s removable hardtop, which hits the streets in mid-February with a $2499 price tag. A removable hard top for the Saturn Sky follows in April, priced at (...)

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Top ten Quickest Cars of 2007 between $25K-$30K

Top ten Quickest Cars of 2007 between $25K-$30K

Have you believed that for a car that has a great top speed you have to pay millions of dollars? Well no, you are wrong! You can buy a car with a very good top speed and pay between $25000 and $30000.
Ties were settled first by quarter-mile time, then by which was quicker to the highest speed both cars achieved (usually 120 or 130 mph), in that order. Most cars at this price point offer basic luxury or at least decent amenities and looks in addition to speed, as buck-banger boy-racer (...)

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Pontiac Solstice Coupe on the work?

Pontiac Solstice Coupe on the work?

Back in 2002, General Motors presented in concept form the Solstice, in both coupe and roadster. And as you know only the roadster is available on the market.
According to GM design czar Bob Lutz, if will be made, the Coupe version of the Solstice will " look exactly like the Pontiac Solstice Coupe Concept Car. It was always our intention to kind of do that… we just had to manage the investment on the Solstice the first time around. Adding a coupe bodystyle would be a very logical (...)

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Hardtop Solstice Coming As Option in 2007

Hardtop Solstice Coming As Option in 2007

At Detroit Auto Show 2006 and 2006 Geneva Auto, EDAG has presented the hardtop Solstice, what will now be available from January 2007.
"The outer shell and inner structure are constructed using a process named RTM (Resin Transfer Molding). The end result is a fiberglass mat reinforced resin part that is molded with a dark grey sandable primer gel coat. Since this is an injection molding process, the surface quality on both sides of the part is very good, especially compared to a (...)

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Solstice and Sky to be upgraded

Solstice and Sky to be upgraded

It seems that for Genereal Motors a perfect car is never perfect. After launching the company has engaged the two models in a program of continuous improvement which has already seen a reinforcing brace added between the transmission and differential, a more suitable third gear ratio and more effective sealing of the roof against wind noise.
Now the company has gone further, installing a power door lock button in the cockpit and a power seat height adjuster. "What early customer feedback (...)

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2007 Pontiac Solstice GXP-R

2007 Pontiac Solstice GXP-R

Sleek and seductive in its original form, Pontiac Solstice GXP-R ratchets up the head-turning quotient – as well as performance – a number of notches. The turbocharged Ecotec engine in this SEMA-only vehicle delivers an amazing 300 horsepower and 315 lb.-ft. of torque at a low 3250 rpm. Bringing this much power to safe, controllable stops are the upgraded calipers and rotors included in the SSBC Performance Brake Package.

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2007 Pontiac Solstice Club Sport ZOK

2007 Pontiac Solstice Club Sport ZOK

Winning in the showrooms and on the racetrack, the Pontiac Solstice is fresh off its first-ever Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) Showroom Stock B National Championship, and this fully race-prepared Solstice Club Sport is a shining example of how weekend racers should equip their own Solstice for success in SCCA. All SCCA Club Racing Solstices are equipped with the Z0K Club Sport regular production order option, and this Solstice is no different.

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2007 Pontiac Solstice

2007 Pontiac Solstice

The Solstice is a true sport car with a near 50/50 weight distribution for balanced handling and feel. The model features rear-wheel drive, four-wheel independent SLA suspensions and 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels. Drivers have a choice between a standard Aisin five-speed close-ratio manual transmission and an optional five-speed automatic.

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2006 GM just had roadster triplets: Pontiac Solstice, Saturn Sky, Opel GT

2006 GM just had roadster triplets: Pontiac Solstice, Saturn Sky, Opel GT

The already notorious Pontiac Solstice is about to be cloned with a more elegant skin as the Saturn Sky for the US and Opel GT for the European market. The new comers will use the same “Kappa” production platform as the Pontiac, but will be distinctive in terms of design.

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Fun in the Sun Vehicles

Fun in the Sun Vehicles

The editors at NADAguides, a leading vehicle information website, today announced their favorite ’Fun in the Sun Vehicles’ of 2006 — rides sure to thrill on the open highway or in the open water. The selections were hand-picked by the editorial experts at NADAguides in seven separate categories.
0NADAguides Favorite ’Fun in the Sun’ New Car0 02006 Pontiac Solstice GXP Convertible, MSRP: $25,9950 "This year it’s all about having fun," said Mark Perleberg, lead auto expert at (...)

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Pontiac Solstice GXP prices announced

Pontiac Solstice GXP prices announced

At the height of the summer solstice, Pontiac today announced that the turbocharged 2007 Solstice GXP will carry a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $25,995, including a $600 destination charge. The 260-horsepower roadster arrives in Pontiac dealerships this fall.
Powered by GM’s new direct injection, turbocharged 2.0-liter Ecotec engine, the Solstice GXP adds a 47 percent boost of power to augment the road-gripping performance and seductive styling already available in the base model (...)

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Pontiac Solstice wins first-ever SCCA race at Lime Rock

Pontiac Solstice wins first-ever SCCA race at Lime Rock

Recording the fastest lap for the third straight national race with a time of 1:03:930, Pontiac Solstice won its first Showroom Stock B (SSB) race of the young Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) season with a victory at Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, Conn. on June 10.
Debuting in SSB for 2006, the Solstice was race-prepared by Phoenix Performance and driven by 18-year-old amateur driver Andrew Aquilante.
Aquilante narrowly missed setting the pole (1:04:099) during qualifying of the New (...)

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2006 Pontiac Solstice

2006 Pontiac Solstice

Based upon a new General Motors global architecture that will spawn several fun-to-drive small cars around the world in coming years, the gorgeous 2006 Pontiac Solstice roadster is not only intended to become an icon for GM’s performance division but also is gunning for the best-selling roadster on the globe.

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Pontiac Solstice sets new track record

Pontiac Solstice sets new track record

Following up its third place debut at New Hampshire International Speedway on May 6, Pontiac Solstice set a new track record for the fastest lap in Showroom Stock B (SSB) with a time of 1:18.811 and took fourth in its second race of the season on May 28 at Nelson Ledges Road Course in Garrettsville, Ohio.
Newly classed by the Sport Car Club of America (SCCA) in SSB for 2006, the Solstice was race-prepared by Phoenix Performance and driven by 18-year-old amateur driver Andrew Aquilante. (...)

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GM might increase the production for hot-selling Solstice

GM might increase the production for hot-selling Solstice

General Motors Corp. is considering increasing production of its new Solstice convertible, but still does not expect to satisfy current demand for the hot-selling vehicle.
"There has been very strong initial demand for the Solstice, but we want to be very careful not to chase the market."
Demand for the Solstice drove Pontiac showroom traffic up 20 percent in the first quarter, Hopson said. GM expects the increased interest to rub off on the slightly larger and more expensive (...)

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Pontiac Solstice finishes third in SCCA National Road Racing debut

Pontiac Solstice finishes third in SCCA National Road Racing debut

Pontiac Solstice made a podium debut this past weekend in its first ever Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) race, finishing third in the Showroom Stock B (SSB) class during the New England Region May National at New Hampshire International Speedway on May 6.
Newly classed by SCCA in SSB for 2006, the Solstice was race-prepared by Phoenix Performance and driven by 18-year-old amateur driving sensation Andrew Aquilante.
Aquilante finished only 1.3 seconds out of first behind two Mazda (...)

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Pontiac Solstice Debuts in Road Racing

Pontiac Solstice Debuts in Road Racing

Pontiac Solstice will make its much anticipated debut in Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) National Road Racing this Saturday, May 6 at New Hampshire International Speedway in the New England Region May National event.
Newly classed by SCCA in Showroom Stock B (SSB) for 2006, a Pontiac Solstice prepared by Phoenix Performance will be driven by 18-year-old amateur phenom Andrew Aquilante.
"Anticipation for this weekend has been building within GM Performance Division since the (...)

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Pontiac unveils Red Bull Solstice GXP for drifting competition

Pontiac unveils Red Bull Solstice GXP for drifting competition

Building on the success of the GTO drifting program, Pontiac today unveiled their next generation drift vehicle based on the upcoming turbocharged Solstice GXP. The new Red Bull Solstice GXP Drift, which will once again be piloted by 2005 Formula Drift champion Rhys Millen, will make its official Formula D drifting debut on June 10 at Solider Field in Chicago.
The stylish design and power of the Red Bull Solstice GXP Drift car along with the talent and expertise of Millen will be a (...)

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Pontiac Solstice with a V8 engine - Baddest Solstice ever

Pontiac Solstice with a V8 engine - Baddest Solstice ever

The idea for throwing a V-8 in a Pontiac Solstice had been swirling around the HOT ROD offices since the car was unveiled, but the real movement came at a meeting in mid-2005 between the GM Performance Division (GMPD) and HOT ROD editorial staff. There it was agreed that HOT ROD would build a bad-ass LS7-powered two-seater Solstice, and GMPD would provide technical guidance to make sure the job was done right. Magazine guys can be ham-fisted at times, so we knew we’d need GMPD’s help to make (...)

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2006 Mallet V8 Solstice

2006 Mallet V8 Solstice

Mallett Cars is putting the final touches on a burnt-orange Pontiac Solstice loaded with more than $200,000 in custom enhancements, including a new interior and brakes and unique wheels.

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2007 Pontiac Solstice GXP To Get Direct Injection System

2007 Pontiac Solstice GXP To Get Direct Injection System

The upcoming and highly anticipated Pontiac Solstice GXP will feature General Motors’ first North American application of a gasoline direct-injection or GDI system, a report says.
The setup will improve fuel economy, boost torque and lower cold-start emissions. The GDI system on the Solstice GXP comes on a turbocharged Ecotec 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine, according to AutoTech Daily. It will produce 260 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque, with the highest specific output for any (...)

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2006 Pontiac Solstice GXP

2006 Pontiac Solstice GXP

From its 2002 auto show introduction to an early-order program that sold 1,000 cars in 41 minutes, the Pontiac Solstice has always invoked a passionate response from customers. Now, Pontiac is taking the vehicle’s combination of sensuous styling and driving exhilaration to a new level with the announcement of the turbocharged 2007 Solstice GXP.

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2384

This is the displacement, in cc., for the 2007 Pontiac Solstice’s 2.4L Ecotec four-cylinder engine.

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Drifting champion to return to Pikes Peak

Drifting champion to return to Pikes Peak

Formula D champion Rhys Millen will return for his 15th run at the annual "Race to the Clouds" hosted at the Pikes Peak mountain circuit. This year, he will be using his own drifting car: the Red Bull Racing Pontiac Solstice.

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