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    Holden Commodore/Pontiac G8 to remain as Chevy Caprice

    Pontiac G8 To Live On As Chevy Caprice! - Chevy Caprice - Jalopnik

    Excellent news. One of the very few GM cars I'm actually interested in.


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    Re: Holden Commodore/Pontiac G8 to remain as Chevy Caprice

    Nice. I've been interested in G8's as well, I'm going to be in the market for a new car soon. I'd still consider a G8 as long as I feel comfortable that I can still get service in the future, and having the car rebadged as a Chevy only increases my comfort level...



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    Re: Holden Commodore/Pontiac G8 to remain as Chevy Caprice

    Don't buy government motors...support our private industry.



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    Re: Holden Commodore/Pontiac G8 to remain as Chevy Caprice

    Quote Originally Posted by ketelmeister View Post
    Don't buy government motors...support our private industry.
    While I understand the sentiment, you do realize that the government has loaned GM a lot of your tax dollars right? Telling people not to buy is not the optimal strategy for getting them back.



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    Re: Holden Commodore/Pontiac G8 to remain as Chevy Caprice

    Quote Originally Posted by ericlambi View Post
    While I understand the sentiment, you do realize that the government has loaned GM a lot of your tax dollars right? Telling people not to buy is not the optimal strategy for getting them back.
    Hahahahaha! We are never going to get them back. The best option is to punish those in charge by not supporting their folly.

    Although even I have to admit the new Chevy Camaro looks awesome........


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    Re: Holden Commodore/Pontiac G8 to remain as Chevy Caprice

    This is great news. The G8 is a fantastic machine. I'm glad Lutz is sticking around. He's one of the few 'doers' left in Detroit.



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    Re: Holden Commodore/Pontiac G8 to remain as Chevy Caprice

    The best option is for people to buy the best vehicle for their needs. If that happens to be a GM, then they should buy a GM. If others have a problem with that, tell them to go **** themselves.


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    Quote Originally Posted by CloneAggie View Post
    The best option is for people to buy the best vehicle for their needs. If that happens to be a GM, then they should buy a GM. If others have a problem with that, tell them to go **** themselves.
    True



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    Re: Holden Commodore/Pontiac G8 to remain as Chevy Caprice

    Now if only it were fast.



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    Re: Holden Commodore/Pontiac G8 to remain as Chevy Caprice

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonick182 View Post
    Now if only it were fast.

    I think they are pretty fast but what do I know.



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    Re: Holden Commodore/Pontiac G8 to remain as Chevy Caprice

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    I think they are pretty fast but what do I know.
    Im hard to impress when it comes to speed. Not many people are with me when I say the new Camaro is slow either.



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    Re: Holden Commodore/Pontiac G8 to remain as Chevy Caprice

    Caprice is a terrible name for that beast of a car.


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    Re: Holden Commodore/Pontiac G8 to remain as Chevy Caprice

    Really wish they'd call it an Impala and take that name back to it's former greatness. The current version is a travesty.



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    Re: Holden Commodore/Pontiac G8 to remain as Chevy Caprice

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonick182 View Post
    Im hard to impress when it comes to speed. Not many people are with me when I say the new Camaro is slow either.
    I guess so. You have to put it in perspective. It's a fast car when you compare it to other new $30K cars that are still comfortable, reliable, etc. Not everyone wants to drive their kids around in a top fuel dragster that gets 200 feet/gallon and needs to be rebuilt every 3 miles. What new sedan under $40K do you consider fast? I assume none.



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    Re: Holden Commodore/Pontiac G8 to remain as Chevy Caprice

    Quote Originally Posted by ericlambi View Post
    While I understand the sentiment, you do realize that the government has loaned GM a lot of your tax dollars right? Telling people not to buy is not the optimal strategy for getting them back.
    The government paid off the legacy cost and gave the company to the Auto Workers Union as a political payoff. Who wants to support that corruption?



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