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2002 Pontiac Bonneville GXP Concept

The 2002 Pontiac Bonneville GXP Concept showcased formidable power with its 4.4-liter, 32-valve V-8 engine, a member of the renowned Northstar family, delivering nearly 300 horsepower. Paired with GM's reliable Hydramatic 4T80-E automatic transmission featuring a floor-mounted shifter, the Bonneville GXP catered to drivers seeking the thrill of American-style power in a full-size passenger vehicle. Unveiled at the 2002 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show, this concept car aimed to captivate enthusiasts with its performance-oriented design and capabilities.

Sporting a lowered ride height to establish a robust wheel-to-body relationship, the Bonneville GXP boasted performance-tuned suspension components, GXP-specific 19-inch forged aluminum wheels, and Bridgestone Potenza RE730 tires. Complementing its athletic stance were oversized diameter, high-performance front, and rear disc brakes equipped with red heat-resistant ceramic coated calipers, ensuring exceptional stopping power. Additionally, a production-based performance exhaust system contributed to the Bonneville GXP's impressive performance package.

The Bonneville GXP's interior received special treatment, featuring a unique instrument panel design, metal-look interior trim bezels, and GXP-specific aluminum design foot pedal covers. Exterior enhancements included distinctive GXP performance-series badging, accentuating the vehicle's athletic and dynamic character. With its blend of power, performance, and distinctive styling cues, the Pontiac Bonneville GXP Concept aimed to ignite the passion of driving enthusiasts and set a new standard for full-size performance sedans.

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