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2006 Pontiac Solstice GXP-R Concept

2006 Pontiac Solstice GXP-R Concept

2006 Pontiac Solstice GXP-R Concept

Sleek and seductive in its original form, Pontiac Solstice GXP-R ratchets up the head-turning quotient – as well as performance – a number of notches. The turbocharged Ecotec engine in this SEMA-only vehicle delivers an amazing 300 horsepower and 315 lb.-ft. of torque at a low 3250 rpm.

Bringing this much power to safe, controllable stops are the upgraded calipers and rotors included in the SSBC Performance Brake Package. The brakes are mounted behind custom 19-inch x 8.5-inch wheels shod with Goodyear Eagle F1 245/40ZR19 tires.

To provide enhanced airflow to the engine compartment, Solstice GXP-R features a front fascia with upper inlets and recessed lower grilles.

Additional functional vehicle enhancements include modified air extractors, a rear fascia and a rear spoiler. Solstice GXP-R’s exterior is swathed in Hydro Blue paint and modified mesh graphics. The exterior paint theme is accentuated in the vehicle’s interior, which features blue accent stitching throughout and a custom bezel and trim treatment.


-2.0L Turbo Ecotec Ported/Tuned
-300 BHP @ 3250, 315 ft lbs @3250
-SSBC Performance Brake Package
-New Front Facia with Upper Inlets
-New Rear Facia
-Unique Spoiler
-Modified Mesh Graphic Throughout
-Custom Wheel 19×8.5 inches
-Goodyear Eagle F1 245/40ZR-19
-PPG Hydro Blue Paint
-Blue Inserts in Seats and Door Panels
-Accents Stiching Throughout
-Custom Bezel/Trim Treatment

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In Detail

submitted by Richard Owen
price $ $ $19 420 USD
engine SIDI Turbo Ecotec Aluminum Inline-4
valvetrain DOHC, 4 Valves per Cyl w/Variable Valve Timing & Intake Manifold
fuel feed Direct Injection
displacement 1998 cc / 121.9 in³
bore 86 mm / 3.39 in
stroke 86 mm / 3.39 in
power 223.7 kw / 300 bhp @ 3250 rpm
specific output 130.13 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 200.46 bhp per tonne
torque 427.08 nm / 315 ft lbs @ 3250 rpm
body / frame Steel Body over Aluminum & Steel Chassis
driven wheels RWD
front tires Goodyear Eagle F1 245/40ZR-19
rear tires Goodyear Eagle F1 245/40ZR-19
front brakes SSBC Brakes
f brake size mm / in
rear brakes SSBC Brakes
r brake size mm / in
front wheels F 48.3 x 21.6 cm / 19 x 8.5 in
rear wheels R 48.3 x 21.6 cm / 19 x 8.5 in
steering Rack & Pinion
f suspension Wishbones w/Coil-Over Shocks
r suspension Wishbones w/Coil-Over Shocks
transmission MW5 Aisin 5-Speed Manual or Auto
gear ratios 3.75:1, 2.26:1, 1.37:1, 1.00:1, 0.73:1, :1
final drive 3.73:1