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post #21 of 42 (permalink) Old 10-30-2007, 11:33 PM
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Here's the HSV GTS in Fusion/Brazen orange before it was discontinued.







Gold tint, deep metallic depth, extremely vibrant candy color. Cars like the G8 beg for a full palette of hues like this.

The copper/red tint on that SEMA G8 is amazing, like you could drown in it.
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I own Fusion/Brazen orange and it is anything but subtle. It turns heads everywhere I drive it and makes the car stand out. The color alone sold me on buying a GTO because it makes the car something to covet and unique.



The Ignition orange Holden replaced it with looks terrible in comparison. Too much red, too flat, and completely bland.

In fact the whole palette for this car leaves much to be desired for those of us who don't like blending in with traffic. I will probably wait until some more appealing combinations are added.

More colors like this tri-coat orange, Holden's Morpheous purple, Holden's Crunch yellow and even Holden's new green need to be offered for this car.

Dodge sure sells a ton of yellow, green and purple Chargers here. Give the G8 some eye-grabbing colors GM.
I hope they do the complete opposite of what you suggest. However, for some reason that I still can't describe, I do like the BOM on the GTO.
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Here's the HSV GTS in Fusion/Brazen orange before it was discontinued.







Gold tint, deep metallic depth, extremely vibrant candy color. Cars like the G8 beg for a full palette of hues like this.

The copper/red tint on that SEMA G8 is amazing, like you could drown in it.
Now that I like.
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Damn, that is one of the hottest BOM's I have seen. Those painted hood scoops and CV8-R rims really set it off. Nice.

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Sloloco: Did you think the car resembled any other car? And what did you think about seeing the G8 in person, definitely better than picturew (different)?


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GXP = 50 s car with the SEMA Concept rims!!!! Please make it so.

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GXP should at least be a LS3
I was just referring to the look, but yeah...

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Well, the GXP should be about performance and looks, not just one or the other (if I had make a choice though I would go for performance). And neither one of the SEMA G8's offer anything much different from a stock GT other than Special paint, rims and a stripe, it needs to at least have a different styled from bumper and a larger engine. And as for the LSX 427, I doubt we'll see it in the GXP b/c it would probably increase the MSRP by 8-10K. I'll be keeping my fingers crossed for a LS3.

Also I think someone posted how much the HSV GTS rims would be if you bought them out right and had them shipped from Australia. I think it was somewhere around $4000.00 USD.

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Well, the GXP should be about performance and looks, not just one or the other (if I had make a choice though I would go for performance). And neither one of the SEMA G8's offer anything much different from a stock GT other than Special paint, rims and a stripe, it needs to at least have a different styled from bumper and a larger engine. And as for the LSX 427, I doubt we'll see it in the GXP b/c it would probably increase the MSRP by 8-10K. I'll be keeping my fingers crossed for a LS3.

Also I think someone posted how much the HSV GTS rims would be if you bought them out right and had them shipped from Australia. I think it was somewhere around $4000.00 USD.
I agree. I also think the GT should have had some kind of styling difference from the base model. Hopefully they add an aggressive styling package like the HSV's alond with the LS3. Please nothing like the beaver tooth G6!

I saw on a Aus website, CAPA, where you could buy HSV parts. The wheels were like 4500AUD. The rear bumper kit with the led tails and end caps, was about 5000AUD.
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Damn, that is one of the hottest BOM's I have seen.
I am imagining what I can do with a G8 in that SEMA color.
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tri i love your car and i love that paint too, by far the best bom gto ive seen!!! but the fusion orange is slightly different(in appearance and code from my understanding)than brazen. however, i have not done a side by side comparison of these colors... either way, both colors would look amazing on the g8! i loved the orange and black theme i had on my FOM!

heres a shot of my old 03 gagtsct in fusion orange. i LOVED THIS COLOR!


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I hate the chrome around the windows. No HUD anong other things. Guess I will keep my 05 GP GXP until the G8 GXP shows up. Maybe then it will have what I already have. I was very intersted in the 08 G8 but outside of more engine it doesn't offer me much. I will go down to my local Pontiac dealer when the G8 shows up in the showroom. But I won't need to take my checkbook.
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i agree, ill be waiting for the '09 model in hopes of colors, manual, some other options and yes, hud! maybe i should have got a gp gxp to hold me over...

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A six-speed automatic transmission with Driver Shift Control backs the powerful small-block engine
Interesting they can't even figure out which tranny is in the car. It is clearly a 6sp MT.

The car looked great in person, although I am not a big fan of the Sentra SE-R wheels.
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Interesting they can't even figure out which tranny is in the car. It is clearly a 6sp MT.
FYI, they are not putting a manual in the gt production. which is what they were talking about i believe.

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I wish they would bring back the Brazin Orange. Guess I'll have to pay for a Brazin paint job. That is one gorgous car. I could think of some better finishing touches. But the base look is great.
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Ok this is an ancient thread but I came across a photo I took @ SEMA back in '07 of the concept car. Thought others would appreciate it.




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2007 and it basically had GXP wheels. I did a search and those wheels weren't on the '07 or '08 Commodore.

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WOW. Talk about reviving an old thread. At least the first revival had a pic to it.

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