I test drove a 2006 GTO - Black with Red Leather interior

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  1. Reject

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    I knew the GTO was going to be a big step up in quality for Pontiac, but I wasn't expecting to walk away saying WOW :bowdown: That interior is freaking nice!!! I would almost say it's as nice if not a tiny bit better than my brothers 2003 BMW 530.

    The 400hp and 400tq was nice and the exhaust sounded pretty damn good, just needs to be a bit louder. The suspension soaked up bumps in the road really good and it didn't feel like I was driving a big car. At 85mph the interior noise is very low. The only thing I didn't care for is the tq managment. I took off in first pretty hard and then into second almost dropping hte clutch between shifts, it didn't jerk you back and chirp the tires like a normal manuel car would, it felt almost like an auto shifting gears.

    I was strongly considering buying one, but now I know for a fact I will have one. :bowdown:

    Red interior FTW :bigthumb:
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    pics dont work homie
     
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    quiet no av noob
     
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    I was absolutely shocked when my 6'5" ass sat in the back seat and I was comfortable.
     
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    Fixed, the other server didn't allow hot linking :o
     
  7. Podge

    Podge Power Under Teh Bonnet

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    thats what happens when you let australians build a car :o
     
  8. Pogi

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    You turned off traction control.

    Torque Management can only be turned off with a tune.

    I love my 04.
     
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    I love everything about the car, except the exterior.. Just wish Pontiac would make it look a bit meaner..Not Grand Amishhhh..
     
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    Tip of the hat to them.
     
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    Pogi Official Pointy Boot Guey Ver 1.0

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    I agree with you there. The car does not have the best looks, but it hauls ass!
     
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    I never had any real problems with my 3 fbodies and they were all modded to hell. Dealer never tried to deny warrenty work on any of my cars.
     
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    i hate red interiors :o
     
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    steering wheel is ugly
     
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    I know... :wiggle: Can they disable tq managment yet with a tune? Is LS2edit out yet?
     
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    steering wheels sucks

    if the leather was brownish that interior would be sick
     
  17. ZenkiS14

    ZenkiS14 bizzibizzibla z bla z bla zah

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    GTO>*brand new around same price
     
  18. Podge

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    to tell you the truth, i dont like them

    i dont like the bonnet scoops and they will always be a 2 door commodore to me (commodores are the most common car on australian roads so you could imagine the novelty wearing off rather quickly)

    i would prefer a ford xr6 turbo (and im a big holden/GM man).. pic of xr6 turbo:

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    Ls2Edit is out now :)

    www.ls1gto.com
     
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    Im using a Predator tuner on my 05... Torque managment is no more :big grin:
    LS2Edit Im not sure about... HPTuners should be out before WWIII, but dont quote me on it.
     
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    Thats another bad ass car.:bowdown:
     
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    Sexy, that would be on my list of sedans I want if they ever brought it state side.
     
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    GTO will win
     
  24. Podge

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    if only it had the bonnet bulge of the xr8:

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    (hoping this site allows hotlinking)
     
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    My brother owns one.

    Great car, you wont be dissapointed.
     

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