Pontiac Grand Prix (2001)

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Pontiac Grand Prix

The Grand Prix is an automobile by the Pontiac division of General Corporation. First introduced as of Pontiac’s full-size model for the 1962 model year, the Prix name has also applied to cars in the personal car market segment and the mid-size slotting below the large in the company’s lineup. As of mid-model 2006, the Grand Prix is largest automotive offering in superceeding the recently cancelled Bonneville program.

In 1997, the W-bodies got a major The first 1997 Grand was built on August 12, 1996. widely for its wide track the second generation W-body Prix sold well.

were 3 trim levels in 1997; the SE, GT, and GTP. Also in 1997 was the inclusion of a supercharger for the boosting power to 240 hp. The Grand was made in the Fairfax plant in City, Kansas until when production was shifted to Ontario, Canada. The Fairfax was then retooled to build the Chevrolet Malibu.

The last Grand Prix rolled off the assembly line on 19, 2002, and the coupe was replaced by the GTO for 2004.

Pontiac Grand Prix

The Grand Prix was for 2004 on a revised version of the GM W 2005 saw the high-end GXP trim as the for the now-defunct Bonneville. The first Grand Prix was built on May 5, A notable addition to the 2005 is the GXP’s small-block 5.3 L V8, the Grand first V8 since 1987.

With the closing of the Oshawa that produces the car in 2008, the Prix will likely end and for 2009 it may be replaced by the Zeta-based G8.

The Grand Prix remains unchanged from 2004. the Base coupe, the GT, GTP and the GXP. Is the last year of the GTP. In the GT offers the Supercharged 3800 III Engine. The GT has the potent 3800 III engine, which gains a 20 bhp from intake and head as well as an electronic throttle

The GXP powerplant is the LS4 V8, a 5.3 litre Displacement On engine based off of the legendary LS1 It has a shortened crankshaft, and a host of modifications to make it fit into a FWD The GXP also has TAPshift, a Formula One technology that allows the to control gears semi-manually.

The engine has 303 bhp and 323 ft·lbf of Torque.

For little has changed for the Grand The three options are the Grand powered by the 3800 Series III V6, the GT, by the 3800 Series III Supercharged V6, and the powered by the LS4 V8. Next model 2007, is rumored by many to be the of the Grand Prix’s incredibly run, and many enthusiasts are sad to see it go, but the for Pontiac to make a turning out of the car that replaces it, gives to the community.

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