What would you prefer GM Make? A new GTO or a new Firebird?

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What car would you prefer for Pontiac

  1. GTO

    28.1%
  2. Firebird

    51.4%
  3. A new name, something original.

    20.5%
  1. Mitchj

    Mitchj OT Supporter

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    GM is already using the recently made billion dollar Holden VE Commodore platform to make a the new Camaro. But Pontiac only has the budget for one of the two coupes, it won't be a re badged Holden job as the GTO was, it will be just based on the Holden architecture.

    Which badge would you prefer to see make an appearance?
     
  2. Jumpem

    Jumpem OT Supporter

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    Fiero.
     
  3. jibbie

    jibbie categorically metaphorical

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    firebird.
     
  4. jibbie

    jibbie categorically metaphorical

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    :eek4: i wanna change my answer
     
  5. chansigril

    chansigril not an og, just a g OT Supporter

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    goat already exists and they kinda f'd it up appearance-wise imo. so... new firebird i suppose :hs:
     
  6. Civil Disobedient

    Civil Disobedient It is always Now. OT Supporter

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  7. Mitchj

    Mitchj OT Supporter

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    that was a Holden Monaro, with slight grille work and ugly wheels

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    This will be a ground up design
     
  8. IslanderOffRoad

    IslanderOffRoad Do you even lift kit? OT Supporter

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    GM should just kill pontiac as it is a worthless also-ran brand
     
  9. lightsareout

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    firebird, bring the WS6 back!
     
  10. sub9lulu

    sub9lulu LSx RX-7 in progress krew

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    way bettter already
     
  11. 0wn3d_productivity

    0wn3d_productivity OT Supporter

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    I'd love to see a new Trans Am with a supercharged LS1.
     
  12. Slappy3243

    Slappy3243 Ello?

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    I say GTO. I have a LS1 Firehawk right now so I want to keep that as last of the breed :) I also have an 05 GTO but I think a ground up design will do well as Pontiac's performance car. No need for Pontiac to compete with Chevy for the pony car market. Besides, I would rather have a more expensive but better built car with more luxury features. That is what the GTO is about. :cool:
     
  13. Mitchj

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    Maybe GM should just ditch the make a new performance car route, and bring the Holden brand to america. Bring over all the performance cars, the SS Commodore, the HSV GTS, the V8 ute, and the next monaro :dunno:
     
  14. zedekias

    zedekias OT Supporter

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    My first car :bowdown:
     
  15. Lord Denning

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    i dunno but the v6 camaro/firebird is the worst sounding engine ever
     
  16. Slappy3243

    Slappy3243 Ello?

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    I could live with that. But it would never happen :hs:
     
  17. Mitchj

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    is that the Buick 3.8?
     
  18. Slappy3243

    Slappy3243 Ello?

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    They do sound bad but any 4 cylinder import motor sounds 10 times worse. Even the import V6's sound shitty. Take the M3 for example. Just fucking horrible sounding.

    Edit: M3 is inline 6 but you get the point.
     
  19. zedekias

    zedekias OT Supporter

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    The mustang 3.8 isn't too great either.
     
  20. Lord Denning

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    i know nothing about them at all, all i know is hearing one of those with an "exhaust" system on it is painful
     
  21. IslanderOffRoad

    IslanderOffRoad Do you even lift kit? OT Supporter

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    pics of V6 M3?
     
  22. Mitchj

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    Is that v6 you're referring to the Buick block 3.8? Are they a 3.8?
     
  23. Lord Denning

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    disagree, wrx/sti boxer rumble>>>>*

    edit: i suppose that could be applied to any subaru engine :o
     
  24. Pvt. Joker

    Pvt. Joker RIP Cindy OT Supporter

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    trans am is to firebird as sti is to wrx
     
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    fuck that, ford pinto
     

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