The pace-car replicas had special Medium Gulf Blue Metallic paint, unique "Sparkle Silver" inch torque star aluminum wheels, custom decaling, a plaque notating the specific model number and custom door panels.
Also standard was a heads-up-display that projected the speed onto the windshield. Detail changes marked the '99 editions of Pontiac's midsize coupe and sedan. New wheel choices were the main visual change this year. The non-supercharged Series V6 engine gained 5 horsepower now This was also the last year that the SE model had the optional non-supercharged V6. GT models got a standard rear spoiler this year.
The coolant overflow reservoir was relocated from being in front of the intake box to being mounted to the passenger strut tower. The one new option was a Bose 8-speaker audio system.
The standard 3. New standard equipment included rear child-seat anchors and an anti-theft system that disabled the starter unless the proper ignition key was used. Only 2, were planned. The SE got revised frontal styling in the form of the GT and GTP front bumper cover in place of the older SE-specific front fascia, standard rear spoiler , and in-trunk emergency release; manual dual-zone climate-control replaced the optional electronic automatic unit previously offered.
This package adds the NASCAR -inspired rear spoiler and roof fences, hood-mounted heat extractors, and polished dual-outlet exhaust tips previously offered on the Pace Car Replica and also adds a two tone interior, spoke chrome wheels, and the requisite badging.
Also available for were two dealer installed "75th Anniversary" emblems, to celebrate Pontiac's 75th anniversary, they were placed in front of the badging on each door. A new, yet not very noticed feature for was added rear strut tower "liners". This prevented common rust of the rear strut towers of the models. Unique elements such as the Dark Cherry Metallic paint, 40th Anniversary badges, and Ruby Red and Graphite interior trim with the 40th Anniversary logo embroidered on the front seats and floormats differentiated this option package from the previous year's offering.
GM Accessories also provided performance brake pads, drilled and slotted brake rotors front and rear , a cat-back exhaust system, and a low-restriction air filter.
The SE gained standard cruise control and dual-zone climate control, and GTs got a standard power driver's seat and CD player. This was the last year of the two-door coupe. The SE model can be identified by a single exhaust pipe and different rear bumper cover.
OnStar was now an option on the GTP. The last Grand Prix coupe rolled off the assembly line on July 19, and it was the last mid-sized 6th generation Grand Prix coupe. Pontiac dropped the coupe version 2-door for and made anti-lock brakes and traction control optional instead of standard on most of the remaining sedans. Production ceased in February and was the last GM car to have an analog odometer. Over fires were reported. This recall affected over , vehicles equipped with the supercharged Series II engine.
GM sent a letter to the owners of these vehicles on March 13, , instructing them not to park in garages or carports until the problem was resolved. Some believed this recall did not fix the fire problem, and instead the problem is likely faulty fuel rail quick disconnect o-rings. There have been reports of fires happening after the recall has been performed. The recall for the non-supercharged V6 was to remove the front spark plug retainer and a valve cover gasket is not changed on non-supercharged 3.
The recall covered nearly 1. This recall covers nearly 1. As of October 27, , there is no remedy for this recall. As of May , Grand Prixs from the model years of that were outfitted with OnStar cannot be activated due to outdated technology.
OnStar's wireless services are provided by Verizon Wireless , which switched fully to digital cellular communications. Grand Prixs of model years to have OnStar systems that are Analog cellular capable only. Some models may have had modules that could be upgraded to digital-ready. Also, a spoke light weight wheel was standard with the Comp-G package but could be 'upgraded' to the GTP optional wheel.
The newly redesigned model mostly received positive reviews from critics regarding its distinctive styling, performance, and reliability. Commencing with this generation, the 2-door coupe version of the Grand Prix was no longer an available body style. The Grand Prix was offered with an optional head-up display. A Pontiac Grand Prix GT2 "Special Edition" was also offered in very limited supply, this model included special chrome spoke wheels, heated leather seats, the Monsoon sound system, and the heads-up display.
This Special Edition has the Pontiac SE name badging on the side of the car just behind the front wheels. The Grand Prix remained basically unchanged from The base model and GT had the naturally aspirated 3. When the GXP debuted later in the model year, the Competition Group was dropped, but several features were retained in a Sport package available on the GTP for the rest of that model year.
It has a shortened crankshaft, and a host of other modifications to make it fit into a front-wheel-drive vehicle. Also, the DIC will display G-Force maximum achieved for lateral, acceleration, and deceleration information when the car is not moving. Cosmetically, the GXP differs from the other models with more aggressive bodywork including a different front clip, wheel well cooling vents on the front fenders, a different rear bumper, and twin-dual polished exhaust.
For , a "Special Edition" body package was added which came with a same colored grille, new front and rear "diffuser" type bumpers, lower side skirts, and wheels. All General Motors 3. That model year gave it the car's final update by adding GM badges near the front doors until the Grand Prix was pulled from Pontiac's lineup after Also, the active displacement management capability on the 5.
Several new colors were also added for the model year. The Pontiac Grand Prix was replaced by the G8 for the — model year. Production of the larger G8 , however, ended in June The Pontiac brand was dissolved in as part of GM's Chapter 11 reorganization.
Grand Prix grille, the Parisienne Custom Sport. It was available as a hardtop coupe or convertible, and was basically equivalent to the Chevrolet Impala Super Sport. He is currently a Ph. Scholar, part of University College Dublin's SmartLab program, researching the impact of AI, robotics, and automation on worker displacement. He is a member of the board of Spreeha, working to break the cycle of poverty. Developed 42projects to promote cultural change, develop organizational trust and improve the lives of the managed.
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They also have high expectations of their employers, tend to seek new challenges at work, and aren't afraid to question authority. Generation Y wants meaningful work and a solid learning curve. They were originally called the baby busters because birth rates decreased after the previous generation, the baby boomers. Though there is a consensus on the general time period for generations, there is not an agreement on the exact year that each generation begins and ends.
Sometimes called the greatest generation following a book by journalist Tom Brokaw or the swing generation because of their jazz music. This label describes their conformist tendencies and belief that following the rules was a sure ticket to success.
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