The G8 GXP is powered by a 6.2L V8 that puts out 415 horsepower and 415 lb-ft. of torque. It reaches 0-60 mph in under 5 seconds and comes standard with a six-speed automatic transmission. A six-speed manual is available.
Pontiac today confirmed pricing for the 2009 Pontiac G8 GXP will start at $39,995, including $685 destination and freight charges and $1,700 in applicable federal gas guzzler taxes. With 415 horsepower and 0-60 times well under 5.0 seconds, the G8 GXPs is the most powerful production Pontiac ever created and comes standard with a six-speed automatic transmission or an optional ($695) six-speed manual transmission. A $900 sunroof option is also available.
Final EPA fuel economy ratings for the G8 GXP are 13 miles per gallon in the city, 20 miles per gallon on the highway.