Pontiac Grand Prix Model Overview

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What Manual Transmission Can I Put On My Pontiac Grad Prix 1999

Brakes Are Fine On Dry Road, But A Little Snow, Abs Sound And Approx 25-30 ...

Light dusting of snow on dirt road and about 30 mph, took 25-30 yards to stop with ABS sound the entire time. Took it out on main road, clear, and could stop instantly with no ABS sound

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Where Are The Lubrications Points On 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix

Where are the lubrication points on the suspension???

I Have A 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix Gtp That's Already Supercharged Can I Add ...

I want to add an additional supercharger to my GTP is it possible to do so and could you point me in the direction I need to be

Older Pontiac Grand Prix

1996 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1996 Pontiac Grand Prix
78 pictures
1996 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars
1995 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1995 Pontiac Grand Prix
104 pictures
1995 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars
1994 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1994 Pontiac Grand Prix
47 pictures
1994 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars
1993 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1993 Pontiac Grand Prix
20 pictures
1993 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars
1992 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1992 Pontiac Grand Prix
38 pictures
1992 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars
1991 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1991 Pontiac Grand Prix
27 pictures
1991 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars
1990 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1990 Pontiac Grand Prix
17 pictures
1990 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars
1989 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1989 Pontiac Grand Prix
46 pictures
1989 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars
1988 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1988 Pontiac Grand Prix
8 pictures
1988 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars
1987 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1987 Pontiac Grand Prix
17 pictures
1987 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars
1986 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1986 Pontiac Grand Prix
21 pictures
1986 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars
1985 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1985 Pontiac Grand Prix
36 pictures
1985 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars
1984 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1984 Pontiac Grand Prix
26 pictures
1984 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars
1983 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1983 Pontiac Grand Prix
8 pictures
1983 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars
1982 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1982 Pontiac Grand Prix
21 pictures
1982 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars
1981 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1981 Pontiac Grand Prix
11 pictures
1981 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars
1980 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1980 Pontiac Grand Prix
27 pictures
1980 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars
1979 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1979 Pontiac Grand Prix
26 pictures
1978 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1978 Pontiac Grand Prix
9 pictures
1978 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars
1977 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1977 Pontiac Grand Prix
78 pictures
1977 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars
1976 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1976 Pontiac Grand Prix
29 pictures
1976 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars
1975 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1975 Pontiac Grand Prix
1 picture
1975 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars
1974 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1974 Pontiac Grand Prix
1 picture
1973 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1973 Pontiac Grand Prix
4 pictures
1973 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars
1972 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1972 Pontiac Grand Prix
36 pictures
1972 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars
1971 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1971 Pontiac Grand Prix
22 pictures
1971 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
1 out of 5 stars1 out of 5 stars1 out of 5 stars1 out of 5 stars1 out of 5 stars
1970 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1970 Pontiac Grand Prix
8 pictures
1970 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars
1969 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1969 Pontiac Grand Prix
38 pictures
1969 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars
1968 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1968 Pontiac Grand Prix
12 pictures
1968 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars
1967 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1967 Pontiac Grand Prix
21 pictures
1967 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars
1966 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1966 Pontiac Grand Prix
23 pictures
1965 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1965 Pontiac Grand Prix
13 pictures
1965 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars
1964 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1964 Pontiac Grand Prix
38 pictures
1964 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars
1963 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1963 Pontiac Grand Prix
2 pictures
1963 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars
1962 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
1962 Pontiac Grand Prix
20 pictures
1962 Pontiac Grand Prix reviews:
4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars

Pontiac Grand Prix Overview

Now in its fifth decade of production, the Grand Prix is one of the few enduring Pontiac signatures, having surpassed the legendary Bonneville now in longevity. Despite changes in size and engine choices, due mostly to changing times and external influences, the Grand Prix has retained its performance car stature, evolving over the years from a personal luxury cruiser to affordable family car, and back again to the racing coupe we see today.
Introduced in 1962 as a large hardtop coupe, with engineering contributions from John DeLorean, the Grand Prix helped change the styling fashion from flashy to classically simple, with less chrome and trimmings. Its focus was on performance, and it featured big block V8s that got well into the upper 300s for horsepower. But it also packed in a lot of standard features, such as cruise control and air conditioning, that set it apart as not just a street racer, but also a personal luxury cruiser. It was an immediate success and a big influence on the segment. A redesign in the late '60s turned it into more of a mid-size coupe, but with better handling and even more engine grunt.
As with all cars, the 1970s forced some downsizing in bodies and engines. The big boats got smaller and the motors less powerful, thanks to the catalytic converter requirement. Eventually the once racing-inspired Grand Prix coupe slipped down to well below 200-hp, though it didn't lose any of its interior luxury trappings, which some say were approaching overkill. Despite the loss of street performance, the coupe remained highly popular as an affordable personal tourer. The Grand Prix took a further hit in the 1980s with the demise of the V8. Its increasingly smaller body was no longer in keeping with the new growing demand for family cars.

Towards the end of the 1980s, the Grand Prix introduced its first sedan to go along with the coupe, and joined the front-wheel drive market. Its redesign earned it Car of the Year status in 1988, and the 1990s brought a gradual return to the performance car aspects it had been forced to minimize for so long. Powerful V6 engines were soon joined by the long-lost V8, and both sedans and coupes grew in size to accommodate families, while the engines boosted horsepower to accommodate driving enthusiasts. New GT and supercharged GTP V8 models, and later the ultra-sporty GXP would refocus attention on excitement behind the wheel. As further proof of its revived performance focus, Grand Prix sedans were all but dropped (except for fleet use mostly), leaving the coupes to tear up the streets.
When the Bonneville was dropped in 2005, the Grand Prix became the sole survivor of Pontiac's legacy. Despite its iconic name, GM has announced that 2008 will be the last year for the Grand Prix, marking 47 years of a successful run as a high-performing, yet affordable personal cruiser.

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