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2008 Pontiac G8

At a Glance

Pricing $26,910 - $29,310
Drive Types RWD
Engines 3.6l V6, 6.0l V8
Transmissions A5, A6
Fuel Economy 15-17 (city), 24-25 (highway)

Overview Information

Pontiac has shown its upcoming flagship sedan in concept form as the Pontiac G8 GT concept. Two models will be offered: a base model powered by a 261 hp V6, and the GT model powered by a 360 hp V8. The G8 will compete with the Chrysler 300 and Dodge Charger in the large RWD segment. If you look at the concept and delete the paint, wheels and leather appointed dash, you have a pretty good picture of what the production model will look like when it reaches the market in early 2008.

Official Word:

For the first time in more than 20 years, a rear-wheel-drive Pontiac performance sedan will be seen on the streets of North America, as the all-new 2008 G8 arrives in dealerships. With bold styling and an available V-8 engine, the G8 is the most powerful sedan available for less than $30,000. "With Pontiac's commitment to producing vehicles with both style and performance, the G8 is the ideal flagship for the brand," said Craig Bierley, Pontiac marketing...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
G8 3.6l V6 (256-bhp) A5 RWD 17/25/21 $26,910
G8 GT 6.0l V8 (361-bhp) A6 RWD 15/24/19 $29,310