Pontiac GTO vs Cadillac CTS-V Drag Racing Racelegal.com 8-24-2012
Friday night drag racing at raclegal.com at qualcomm on the 1/8 mile pontiac GTO vs Cadillac CTS.
GM revealed the all-new 2008 CTS at the North American International Auto Show in January 2007. The base model featured a 3.0 L variable valve timing V6 with 270 hp (201 kW) and 252 lb·ft (342 N·m) of torque. A second engine, a new 3.6 L direct-injection V6 VVT engine with 318 hp (237 kW) and 274 foot-pounds force (371 N·m) of torque was also offered. The new car came with a six-speed manual transmission as standard equipment, with GM's six-speed Hydra-matic 6L50 automatic transmission available as an option on all variants. On-demand all-wheel drive was offered with both engines when equipped with an automatic transmission. Suspension, braking, and steering improvements from the previous generation CTS-V were designed into the new standard CTS.
The second generation was wider and longer than the original, measuring 191.6 inches (4866 mm) long, 72.5 inches (1841 mm) wide and 58 inches (1472 mm) in height. Wheelbase remained unchanged at 113.4 inches (2880 mm), but with a wider front/rear track of 61.8 / 62.0 inches (1575 / 1585 mm), donated by the larger STS. Other changes included a revamped exterior, with a new, larger grille, slimmer headlights and taillights, side air extractor vents located forward of the front doors, and new nine-spoke 18-inch wheels, surrounding larger high-performance brake calipers and rotors. Available features on the second-gen CTS included a Bose 5.1 surround sound system, GM's Stabilitrak ESC system, a tire pressure monitoring system, a navigation system with real-time traffic and weather data, an integrated 40 GB hard drive for music storage, swiveling headlights, and remote starting.
In 2008, the CTS was selected as the car that would re-launch the Cadillac brand in Australia and New Zealand.
During the 2010 model year, the GM badges were dropped, although early 2010 models still had GM badges.
For 2006, two additional colors were added to the line up, Spice Red Metallic and Brazen Orange Metallic, while Midnight Blue Metallic and Yellow Jacket were dropped. Changes for 2006 included revised blacked-out tail lamps, illuminated steering wheel radio controls, faster moving power seat motors, and an interior power door lock switch. The climate control button for the A/C also had the word "Defog" added to it for the 2006 model year. Along with the 2005 model, the 2006 GTO was equipped with the 400 hp (300 kW), 6.0 L engine.
On February 21, 2006, Buick-Pontiac-GMC General Manager John Larson announced to dealers that GM would halt imports of the GTO in September, making 2006 the last model year for the new GTO. He stated the main reason for the cease in production was the GTO's inability to meet new airbag deployment standards that were going into effect in 2007. This fate should have come as no surprise since this generation GTO was only intended as a limited production run for those 3 years from the beginning of the program.
The final production numbers of the 2006 Pontiac GTO are 13,948 cars, an increase from 11,069 from the previous model year.
The last Pontiac GTO, which was also the very last Monaro-based coupe produced, came off the assembly line in Australia on June 14, 2006. Total production for all three years was 40,808 vehicles.
Despite the lower than anticipated sales numbers and an unenthusiastic response by the American public, the new-age GTO has become a "sought after cult-car," with many loyal owners. Even though it was not a sales success, it was a vital lesson to GM that its regional divisions could not only work together, but that overseas divisions could engineer outstanding automobiles.
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TX2K13 "The Movie" Streets of Houston, Texas drag racing 2013 Full Event
FULL EVENT: TX2K13 "The Movie" Streets of Houston, Texas & Lonestar
Motorsports Park drag racing 2013! Follow Aries Xecutioner filming on his
first 3,200 mile round trip epic solo road trip to the city of Houston,
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13th edition. Driving a total beater at basically the last minute and not
knowing a single person in the car scene from there, I showed up with my
cameras just to catch what I could and feel this video is a good
representation of what anyone in the United States driving from far away
would encounter and see... I saw Mullets Twin turbo Underground Racing Lamborghini Gallardo
Superleggera in my first hour in town, saw packs of Lamborghini Aventadors
jockey through the streets of Houston, saw some of the baddest, fastest
street cars I have ever seen in one place at the Omni Hotel parking garage
in West Houston. Every single Corvette and Dodge Viper had Boost whether turbo or Supercharger. Every car had drag radial tires, Boosted engines and GoPro cameras
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Jay Leno's Garage: 2011 Hennessey Cadillac CTS-V
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stock, but this ain't your daddy's Cadillac, that's for sure...
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Pontiac GTO supercharged build with Love
My Beloved GTO Review as she is going to have a huge make over i liked to
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watch till the end a nice race is hapening after along drive to the race
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Wide-Track: 1959 Bonneville - /BIG MUSCLE
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Slathered in Lamborghini orange paint and exuding a presence that is
anything but subtle, this 1959 Bonneville is a car that represents a peak
time in American automotive design. It was drafted before government
mandates and regulations stifled imagination and creativity, and takes us
back to an era when we still looked to the stars for inspiration. This is a
car that will stop you dead in your tracks and make you truly long for the
days when chrome was King, gas was a mere .25¢ per gallon, and where Elvis
Presley was the greatest thing the public had ever heard.
500+ WHP SUPERCHARGED GTO WHINES LOUD at the Strip w/ on Board Footage
Today, we take a look at a pretty NASTY Monaro converted GTO.
2004 Pontiac GTO
Stock bottom end
243 heads w/comp cams trunion upgrade
Morel linked lifters
Predator cam 224/230@114lsa
Pulley boys 2.7" pulley
Moroso coolant tank for blower
Cobra heat exchanger w/custom mounts
Svede OTRCAI with custom adapter
Hendrix Engineering blower snout, tbody, and radiator
Kooks 1 7/8" longtubes catless mids
Magnaflow 3" Exhaust
Lingenfelter fuel pump
NGK AFX wideband
SD tuned at CSP in West Chester 516RWHP
Wilwood 13" front 12.19" rear brake package
Lovells Eliminator kit 20mm drop with a handful of poly bushings
Hendrix Engineering street slayer clutch w/ Fidanza flywheel
MGW-P short shifter
GForce Engineering 3.5" aluminum driveshaft with billet yoke
GForce Engineering inner stubs and anit wheel hop half shafts
Harrop diff cover
Running on a 275-40-17 Mickey Thompson ET street radial
PB:firstname.lastname@example.org w/1.91 60'
Appearance and interior:
Full LED color change
Custom single gauge pod gauge surround
Team SCSS Boost gauge with matching
Monaro guage face
Monaro badging on steering wheel, dash, and sill plates
Kenwood DDX419 in dash touchscreen dvd player
JL audio mids and highs
JL audio 8" W0's in rear deck
JL audio 250/1 sub amp
Billet custom products valve covers
Billet coil covers
Jamesbiz billet stuff
A few one off billet pieces as well
RAIDER METHANOL vs SNIPER UNLEADED drag racing suzuki yamaha
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Pontiac GTO vs. Subaru WRX STi Video by Edmunds' Inside Line
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American Muscle Car - S01E02 - 1969 Pontiac GTO Judge
The American Musclecar series relives that incredible time when Detroit
produced the most outrageous cars ever to hit the street. From the car that
started it all, the 1964 Pontiac GTO, experience the glory days of power
and speed through the stories of those who lived and breathed it then. This
2-disc set features twelve half-hour episodes devoted to each extraordinary
muscle car from that magical era.
1964 Pontiac GTO
1969 Pontiac GTO Judge
1953-62 Chevrolet Corvette
1967-69 Chevrolet Camaro SS 396
1964 Ford Fairlaine Thunderbolt
Ford Mustang Shelby GT-350
Buick Gran Sport 1969-71
Hurst Oldsmobile 442
Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396 and SS 454
1961-64 Chevrolet Impala 409
Plymouth Hemi 'Cuda and Dodge Hemi Challenger
1968 Chevrolet Nova SS 396