$41,590 seems like a tidy sum for a fully-optioned G8 GXP, what with its 415-horsepower V-8 and rear-drive setup. Pontiac says that the GXP should be able to achieve 0-60 times under five seconds, though fuel economy rings in at 13 miles per gallon in the city and 20 on the highway.
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Pontiac today confirmed pricing for the 2009 Pontiac G8 GXP will start at $39,995, including $685 destination and freight charges and $1,700 in applicable federal gas guzzler taxes. With 415 horsepower and 0-60 times well under 5.0 seconds, the G8 GXPs is the most powerful production Pontiac ever created and comes standard with a six-speed automatic transmission or an optional ($695) six-speed manual transmission. A $900 sunroof option is also available.
Final EPA fuel economy ratings for the G8 GXP are 13 miles per gallon in the city, 20 miles per gallon on the highway.