2009 Pontiac Solstice Coupe Could Have up to 300 HP to go After the Z

Currently Pontiac claims that the Pontiac Solstice GXP is only capable of putting out 260 horsepower, but according to sources it could be closer to 300 horsepower.

Motor Trend is claiming that when the Pontiac Solstice Coupe GXP is released that it could have as much as 300 horsepower. This would place it in direct competition with the 2010 Nissan 370Z, which Pontiac sees as direct competition.

If Pontiac is indeed working on a 300 horsepower Solstice GXP it would only come with a manual transmission and it would be offered in both the coupe and convertible body styles. If you want an automatic transmission you will have to deal with the current 260 horsepower. Also if Pontiac does see the 370Z as direct competition, it is still 30 horsepower shy of that goal, but the 370Z hass a V6 and the Solstice does not…

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