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Pontiac Solstice GXP

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Pontiac Solstice GXP

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1998 cm3 / 121.9 cu in / 121.9 cu in, 193.9 kW / 260.0 hp / 260.0 hp @ 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm, 353.0 N·m / 260.4 lb·ft / 260.4 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PontiacIssued from2006
ModelSolstice GXPIssued until
SerieSolsticeNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerPontiacCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3992 mm / 157.2 in / 157.2 inTotal (curb) weight1337 kg / 2948 lb / 2948 lb
Width1810 mm / 71.3 in / 71.3 inDry weight
Height1273 mm / 50.1 in / 50.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2415 mm / 95.1 in / 95.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1543 mm / 60.7 in / 60.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1561 mm / 61.5 in / 61.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity52 l / 11.3 UK gal / 13.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.65  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.96 m2 / 21.1 sq ft / 21.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerGMValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionaluminium block & headBore86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1
Fuel supplydirect petrol injectionEngine displacement1998 cm3 / 121.9 cu in / 121.9 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity499.50 cm3/cylinder / 30.481 cu in/cylinder / 30.481 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.2 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power193.9 kW / 260.0 hp / 260.0 hp at 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque353.0 N·m / 260.4 lb·ft / 260.4 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)77.6 kW / 104.0 hp / 104.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output97.0 kW/l / 2.133 bhp/cu in / 2.133 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque176.7 N·m/l / 1.55 lb·ft/cu in / 1.55 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.73
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.73

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio194.5 kW/ton / 147.3 bhp/ton / 147.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.7Turning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front8 x 18Wheels rear8 x 18
Tyres frontGoodyear Eagle F1 GS2 P245/45 R 18Tyres rearGoodyear Eagle F1 GS2 P245/45 R 18
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front297 mm / 11.7 in / 11.7 inBrake diameter rear277 mm / 10.9 in / 10.9 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Pontiac Solstice GXP

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