GM should bring back PONTIAC

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    GM should bring back PONTIAC

    Bring back Pontiac and keep it a niche car company. Pontiac has its following. It was a great looking car also.

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    80 Honda Accord
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    79 Buick Skylark
    01 Mitsubishi Eclipse
    03 Pontiac Vibe
    06 Pontiac G6 GT coupe (bye, bye PONTIAC, "RIP")
    06 Pontiac Torrent
    05 Dodge Dakota SLT

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    FUTURE VEHICLES I WANT
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    Re: GM should bring back PONTIAC

    Hey I'd love to see it. But facing reality, the overwhelming odds are, it will never come back.

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    Re: GM should bring back PONTIAC

    Snowball's chance in H. E. double hockey sticks. I've moved on, in time so will you. If not there is always therapy.

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    Re: GM should bring back PONTIAC

    I miss Pontiac also after being a dedicated owner for over 10 years with them. But I moved on to my first Chevy and have been a really happy owner for the past 3 months

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    Re: GM should bring back PONTIAC

    You can always get a used one for daily driver, or for weekend toy

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    Re: GM should bring back PONTIAC

    it would be a stupid to bring back a company that GM killed. It really wouldn't say anything good about GM. Pontiac was a somewhat neglected brand nearing its end. cough cough G3... Whats done is done, now lets look to the future. Chevrolet will replace the sports side of things well enough.

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    Brand wise there is/was very little of value in Pontiac. Historically the cars have been crap (especially reliability wise), the reputation was in the toilet, the resale was awful, no identity, rebadges, etc... Turning something like that around would require a LOT of investment, not worth it IMO.

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    all i can is G8 that should be enough to bring Pontiac back!!!!

    Like many have said best car GM has built in 20 years, and it is not even made in America it was made in Austrailia!!

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    Re: GM should bring back PONTIAC

    Pretty much anything that could have been or was a Pontiac works better as a Chevrolet or Buick. Solstice could be revived in an Buick Alpha-based coupe we've been hearing stuff about, G8 will come back MY2013 as a Chevrolet(VF Commodore based instead of VE, so better).


    If you want you could always just put a Pontiac sticker on a Chevrolet, it's pretty much the same.

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    Re: GM should bring back PONTIAC

    Quote Originally Posted by mrDenali View Post
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    If you want you could always just put a Pontiac sticker on a Chevrolet, it's pretty much the same.
    Only if you cut up a refrigerator box and duct taped it to the sides.

    I never did get used to that.

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    Re: GM should bring back PONTIAC

    My advice,

    Watch this:
    [YOUTUBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6Lq771TVm4[/YOUTUBE]

    And every time he says "parrot" replace that word with Pontiac.

    I'm sorry Pontiac is not resting...,

    Its not pining, its passed on! This Pontiac IS NO MORE! It has CEASED to be! Its expired and gone to meet its maker! This is a LATE Pontiac! Its a stiff! Bereft of life, it rests in peace if you hadn't nailed it to its perch it would be pushing up the daisies! Its run down the curtain and joined the choir invisible! THIS IS AN EX-Pontiac!

    Lets bring back Oldsmobile and have it go head to head with Toyota. Oldsmobile used to be about reliable cars that any working man could afford. Its dead and gone too.
    Proposed Cadillac Tag Lines...
    GM's "Back to the Future" Division,
    GM's Deja Vu Division,
    Cadillac is Truck.
    Cadillac is Cadence!
    Cadillac, you have to crawl before you walk,
    Cadillac V8? Whats a V8?
    Cadillac, the potential of mixed feelings!
    The New Cadillac Flagship: The Chevy Corvette.
    Proposed Volt Tag Line..
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    Re: GM should bring back PONTIAC

    I'd say do it! And whats wrong with a performance brand? No G names this time. The G name idea had a lot to do with the brand's withering popularity. A near lux performance oriented Grand Prix would be very interesting if done right. Sorry, the new Regal is not that car!
    KEITH

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    Re: GM should bring back PONTIAC

    I don't think GM needs to bring back anything. Infact, I think it still has global de-branding to do. GMC should go or be changed, Vauxhall and Opel should become Buick (just to piss off the Germans.)
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    Re: GM should bring back PONTIAC

    When my wife left me last June, I missed her too...for a short while...then I moved on...and looking back now, she did me a favor.

    Not saying that GM did us a favor, but I think we're beginning to see the results of GM downsizing and their future looks promising.
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    2006 Pontiac GTO (mine)
    2013 Honda Accord Sport (also mine)
    2012 Chevrolet Equinox 1LT (hers)
    2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5RS (son's car)

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    Re: GM should bring back PONTIAC

    I agree BIG time....since childhood, my favorite cars, period, were cool ones made by Pontiac and Cadillac due to their leading edge styling. Please GM.....revive Pontiac by launching a market-changing aggressively futuristic Firebird!!!

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