Pontiac G3

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Pontiac G3

Post by KrazyB » Thu May 28, 2009 2:42 am

Well I was just wondering how many people have seen this? I saw it for the first time looks like a Vibe that has been cut in half. Attached some pics.

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Post by KNINE » Thu May 28, 2009 2:56 am

There's a red one that looks just like that at the local GM dealership. I've been tempted to take a picture of my red Vibe next to it. I think it's alot better looking than the Aveo. It's a shame Pontiac is going away.
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Post by ajflan » Thu May 28, 2009 2:58 am

To me that looks quite nice.
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Post by bull77 » Thu May 28, 2009 3:06 am

that looks sportier than the g3 posted (below) in the other thread. is that a GT version? edit: probably european based on the front plate

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Post by kowell » Thu May 28, 2009 3:15 am

Judging from the alloys wheels, car color and asphalt pattern, it's most probably a photoshop of this picture of an Opel Astra 3-door THIS is the 3-door Aveo available to Europe.Still... that would be a pretty cool 3-door competitor to the Yaris.
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Post by northvibe » Thu May 28, 2009 3:52 am

rebadged chevy aveo with new fascia.... a pos no one should buy :/
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Post by Kamikaze » Thu May 28, 2009 4:02 am

I went to the pontiac website and they only offer the ugly *** 4dr model. no cool 2dr model exists.If it looked like the 2dr. I'd consider one as my dd and give the vibe to the wife... with a Manual tranny you should be able to get 45+ mpg's
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Post by northvibe » Thu May 28, 2009 4:43 am

Quote, originally posted by Kamikaze »I went to the pontiac website and they only offer the ugly *** 4dr model. no cool 2dr model exists.If it looked like the 2dr. I'd consider one as my dd and give the vibe to the wife... with a Manual tranny you should be able to get 45+ mpg'seehhhh I dont think 45, maybe 40....its only rated at 33hwy..
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Post by _Brent_ » Thu May 28, 2009 7:52 am

That's quite a nice looking car if it's the Opel with different grill.

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Post by kowell » Thu May 28, 2009 8:22 am

Quote, originally posted by _Brent_ »That's quite a nice looking car if it's the Opel with different grill.There are more modifications than just the grill. Headlamps, foglight, rearview mirrors are all changed to reflect standard GM/Pontiac parts but some items are just too similar in placement and pattern to not be from the Opel Picture.It's a damn fine job and the result car looks great.
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Post by lovemyraffe » Thu May 28, 2009 8:41 am

There are a couple at the local $tealership. Not a fan.
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Post by northvibe » Thu May 28, 2009 12:09 pm

Quote, originally posted by _Brent_ »That's quite a nice looking car if it's the Opel with different grill.It is NOT a opel, if it was it would be 10x or more better. IT IS A DEAWOO, its a rebadged aveo.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chevrolet_Aveo
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Post by ColonelPanic » Thu May 28, 2009 8:10 pm

Kinda wish these people would give up on the Astra photochops already. Remember when they hacked up the Astra and called it the new "Vibe?" It has a striking resemblence of the next gen Astra if you ask me. http://loadinform.com/2010-opel-astra/
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Post by Whelan » Fri May 29, 2009 12:17 am

Astra was supposed to have a sick Redline version with the Cobalt SS motor, would have been fun in a hatch.I saw my first G3 in red the other day. Unimpressed. Just like I was unimpressed with the Torrent.Now the upcoming Terrain from GMC, based on the new Equinox, that is a nice SUV!
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Post by northvibe » Fri May 29, 2009 12:29 am

yeah the astra in europ has the turbo 2.0 in it. they get all the goodies
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Post by kowell » Fri May 29, 2009 12:36 am

Like most european cars, the Astra has a choice of at least 5 different engines. We got stuck with one.
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Post by Whelan » Fri May 29, 2009 2:41 am

And if that isn't a kick, Ford announced yesterday that it was NOT going to bring the Euro Focus RS over when we get the update Focus. Maybe they will be generous and give us 145hp, ooooooooo...puke.Since when was it ok to just forget a small market for a performance compact car. Civic Si, GTI, WRX (not counting Evo or STI, they are over 30k), SE-R all seem to be doing just fine with their segment, and yes the Cobalt SS too. But it seems Ford likes to follow Toyota's model in making bland mobiles. Celica GTS could have used a nice TRD treatment.
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Post by northvibe » Fri May 29, 2009 2:48 am

Ford said we dont get the current RS. The global platform comes in 2010 or 11, and there may be a RS then.
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