Drove a G8 today. If this car was a Chevy, it could have saved GM.

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  1. JM Popaleetus

    JM Popaleetus OT Supporter

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    Okay, maybe not saved. But seriously, the G8 is an automobile masterpiece and feels nothing like anything Pontiac or GM has ever put out in the past.

    The interior is great in person, and fucking comfy as hell. The car and ride itself is also just :bowdown::wackit:.

    Should have been the new Impala.
     
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    cool review, clarkson
     
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    interior is meh.
     
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    JM Popaleetus OT Supporter

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    Oy.

    I then sat in a new DTS.

    Fucking amazing seats. But the rest of the interior DIDN'T compare at all to the G8.
     
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    i can't get over the grill that pontiac put on it
     
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    maybe chebby will pick it up after Obama fires the UAW
     
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    I love the g8. Drives incredibly. I'll own one eventually
     
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    Yeah, it should have been a Chevy. Too late now lolz
     
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    JM Popaleetus OT Supporter

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    Indeed.

    :ugh: Maybe by Audi's standards.

    But for a GM it's luxurious.
     
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    :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
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    Don't you have school?:dunno:
     
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    I love the look of the car, I need to test drive one of em stat
     
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    Worth the time
     
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    I want one....or a new Malibu....or a CTS.
     
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    I drove a G8 GT. Definitely a nice car. Interior was not as nice as the LS1/LS2 GTOs, but it was a lot more practical than the GTO.
     
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    Spring Break.

    I know it looks good online and the reviews are good.

    But you truly have no clue how great of a job Holden did until you drive it.
     
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    So the G8 sackrider finally had a few minutes in one..at least you can now back up your outlandish claims of the G8's superiority over all other cars in the 30ish-k range. :bigthumb:
     
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    For $25K new, you cannot fucking beat it.
     
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    turbo V6 and make it a grand national (cough 4 door)
     
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    more luxurious then say a TL?
     
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    whats the difference if its a chevy or pontiac?
     
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    Branding plays a big part in the simpleton minds of the populace.
     
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    Make it an Impala, then push the hell out of it as PI's and :bowdown: family cars.

    The 50/50weight makes it a great car in the snow too (so I've read).
     

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