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PONTIAC Solstice Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 2
First production year: 2005
Engines: Gasoline
 

2008 - 2009

Pontiac introduced the Solstice Roadster as the American cousin for the European Opel GT and, five years later, it transformed it into a coupe. With the world financial crisis already happening, GM tried its best to keep its engine running and offered the Solstice Coupe as a four-season sports car. In those times, the Solstice Roadster was the best-selling roadster on the U.S. market, and the...

full description and technical specifications
gasoline engines:

  PONTIAC Solstice Coupe 2.0L ECOTEC Turbo 5AT (264 HP)

  PONTIAC Solstice Coupe 2.0L ECOTEC Turbo 5MT (264 HP)

  PONTIAC Solstice Coupe 2.4L ECOTEC 5AT (176 HP)

  PONTIAC Solstice Coupe 2.4L ECOTEC 5MT (176 HP)

2005 - 2009

Pretty much a reworked 50’s Firebird, the Pontiac Solstice had a muscular bold design with a powerful engine under the hood. Fitted with a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder powerplant, the Solstice had 177 ponies under the hood. The Solstice was not an extremely fast car, but it was quick. The powerplant was mated with a manual or an automatic transmission. The Solstice was based on the GM’s Kappa p...

full description and technical specifications
gasoline engines:

  PONTIAC Solstice 2.0L Turbo 5AT (260 HP)

  PONTIAC Solstice 2.0L Turbo 5MT (260 HP)

  PONTIAC Solstice 2.4L 5MT (177 HP)