Pontiac G8 GXP vs Chevrolet SS

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Picture of Chevrolet SS
Category Pontiac G8 GXPChevrolet SS
Engine layout 6.2 l V86.2 l V8
Max power (ps / bhp) 420 / 414421 / 415
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 562 / 415563 / 415
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1820 / 40121800 / 3968
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 231 / 228234 / 231

Lap Times

Track Pontiac G8 GXPChevrolet SS
Motortrend Figure-8 0:26.400:24.80

Performance

Category Pontiac G8 GXPChevrolet SS
0 - 60 mph 4.5 s4.5 s
0 - 100 mph 11.1 s10.5 s
1/4 mile 13.0 s12.9 s @ 111.2 mph

Summary

Category Pontiac G8 GXPChevrolet SS
Track Performance 83100
Straight line speed 282300
Total 365400

Verdict

SS is the fastest by a small margin.

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Andy Broer  3y ago

What I find humorous is that Chevy sells the 'SS' motor and it is rated at 430bhp, while all their advertising for it says 415 bhp... marketing at its finest.

 

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DonJulio  3y ago

Not exactly the same motor


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aaaa  10y ago

I like that they brought back the G8 (sort of) but seing as it's been 5 years since it's demise they should have given it a bit more power