Pontiac Solstice Cabriolet


Pontiac Solstice Cabriolet
The compact roadster for the average American. Presented a metal trough with 4 wheels and speedometer marked out to 250? Popular baby Pontiac Solstice is not so. It is hardly a mediocre machine can for several years is among the top sellers of its segment.

People roadster is that?
Outside ooh and ah, in Bravissimo, but on the road just super. These epithets are usually awarded by Italian racers, thoroughbred Englishmen or Germans. But tens of thousands of Americans (and not only) have long known that for less money you can buy a good roadster, which also have enough enthusiastic cheers.
Initially equipped with the new Pontiac Solstice Cabriolet 4-cylinder petrol engine volume of 2.4 liter capacity of 175 liters. with. and two 5-step manual to choose from - "automatic" or "mechanics". Later, a new 2.0-liter turbocharged engine that develops 260 hp. with. And then double rear wheel drive roadster since 2009 and is available in versions with coupé.
Salon Solstays seems more and more spacious than its competitors. And this feeling intensifies the dash, far removed from the driver. She placed great wells speedometer and tachometer, ascetic radio with radio. You just get used to the three large round buttons control systems of heating, ventilation and air conditioning. Do Roadster Pontiac Cabriolet comfortable seats, excellent overview, and noise from the wind or tire almost bored. Truth and weaknesses noticed almost immediately: the angle of inclination of seats exhibited a tight grip, and the trunk is very small. In addition, the rise of the top is impossible to complete until you get out of the car and to snap back, you need to make some effort.
What's up on the road, here in the light of prices and class to the Solstice Cabriolet virtually no complaints. Pontiac especially cumbersome platform in comparison with the previous generation, that it becomes more quiet and stable. Now the vibration of the hood at speeds of 150 km / h or more, you will not notice, the chassis is resistant to any surface. Ukrainian pit, you will likely feel, but we expect from roadster soft suspension business-class sedan is meaningless. The shifter is made in sporty style with a little speed, but easy to maneuver. The main thing is that the machine is highly manoeuvrable - Solstice obey even the narrow mountain and forest roads.

He was what we needed!
Pontiac Solstice Cabriolet - a great car for long journeys under the scorching sun. Ah, how good shoot at such in Odessa, to the sea. Confused only price in Ukraine - the gray dealers, it is not varnished, as in distant America.

Pontiac Solstice Coupe. New details


Pontiac Solstice Coupe

Representatives of General Motors denied the information that appeared some time ago. Thus, the coupe will be equipped with four-wheel drive transmissions, and powertrains in the line does not provide six-cylinder engines.

Pontiac Solstice CoupeIn the basic configuration under the hood of Solstice will be 2,4-liter four-cylinder capacity of 173 liters. with. Lovers of the same fast ride offer GXP version with a 260-horsepower turbocharged power unit Ecotec.

Pontiac Solstice CoupeThe journalists MotorTrend believe that the real power Ecotec can be up to 40 hp more applications. They suggested that the Solstice GXP Coupe will be in Pontiac dealerships with 300-hp motor. It will happen early next year. In this case, the main competitor to the Solstice in the U.S. market has become the latest Nissan 370Zs 3.7-liter V6 from the Infiniti G37.
If projections prove correct, it is possible emergence of another GM model with 300 hp under the hood. It may well be another coupe sold in the market in North America - Saturn Sky.