Pontiac introduces 361HP V-8 G8. The G8 provides a fast smooth ride with a very easy to use front dash panel display.
The G8 really does resonate as a half price BMW 5-series. The 361-hp V-8 provides strong low-end acceleration. It rides beautifully. Steering and stability are very good and on center.
I like that the six-speed automatic will hold gears without special manipulation in manumatic mode. The transmission did not misbehave during my time with it except for some minor chugging at times with the torque converter locked and unlocked. I think there are, however, calibration issues related to how this driveline handles fluid temps during hard driving. …more