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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-19-2008, 07:06 PM Thread Starter
 
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Pontiac El Cami-"NO"



It comes as little surprise, but Cars.com has all but confirmed that the "El Camino" moniker has been nixed as a potential name of the new G8 Sport Truck. The site reports from a recent media event that a Pontiac spokesperson said that there was internal strife regarding use of the Chevy-associated nameplate on a Pontiac vehicle. Frankly, we agree with this decision. If GM wanted a legit El Camino, it would have simply handed the Ute to the Chevy division. GM has mismanaged its vehicle naming process enough as is -- one needn't look any further than Pontiac, where it's nuthin' but a "G" thang, baby... unless you're talking Vibe or Solstice. Way to be consistent, guys. Like everyone else, we're curious to learn what the badge applied to the G8 truck's tailgate will read, and it sounds like we should hear something fairly soon. Now, can we have another contest to give the G8 sedan a real name, too? Bonneville sounds nice to us...
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-19-2008, 08:13 PM
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looks as if they just chopped out the back seats and open the trunk... its not so great but nifty :B
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-20-2008, 03:21 PM
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I looked long and hard at a G8 today to try to picture this "car"... It is going to be so much smaller than the older versions of these types of "cars" I am eager to see how small it looks upon release.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-26-2009, 09:42 PM
 
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Um. Please. They need to keep the g8 style as a car.
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