New G8 / Caprice - - Pontiac G8 Discussion Forum
User Tag List

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-06-2012, 10:05 AM Thread Starter
Junior Member
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 4
New G8 / Caprice

I bought this Caprice not knowing its was the continued G8, built in another country.

Turns out Gm doesn't like to drop good ideas.

I am a police officer, and i Privately OWN the 2011 Caprice, It has the 6.0, L76, and over sized 6Speed Trans.

Looks and Feels just like the G8.

I have no idea how to insert images.. some reason its not working.
2011Caprice is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-06-2012, 11:37 PM
bracketracer's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Dane, WI
Posts: 96
Send a message via Yahoo to bracketracer
Congrats on the purchase. Your vehicle, the Caprice PPV, is actually based on the Holden Senator which is a slightly longer wheel-base car than the Holden Commodore that the G8 is based off of. It has even better rear seat room and a larger trunk. I have seen a few of these up close over the last few years, and they are pretty neat. enjoy yours! Any chance that you would be interested in bringing this car to the G8/GTO Owners iNternational Event in September in the Quad Cities? We are hoping to have some Caprice PPVs there, and if enough would show we might even create race and show classes for them. Check out - G8/GTO/Holden Owners iNternational Event - 2012 for details.
bracketracer is offline  
post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-09-2012, 09:43 PM
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: DFW
Posts: 34
Welcome! It's cool to see one privately owned.
Crazy8 is offline  
post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-22-2012, 10:36 AM
Junior Member
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: killeen, tx
Posts: 2
Looks like a great event.
mr clean is offline  
post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-15-2013, 07:01 AM
Junior Member
HSV GTS's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 13
Sorry to correct the above
The Chev PPV is based on he Holden Caprice, basically just re-badged.
A lot of the PPV parts are interchangeable with G8
HSV GTS is offline  
post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 04-12-2013, 04:34 AM
Junior Member
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 1
When, in the throes of bankruptcy, GM ditched its Pontiac brand, the G8 sedan went with it. The good news: That estimable car came back. The bad news: Itís only for cops.
The í12 Caprice PPV (Police Patrol Vehicle) powerslides into an era of rare upheaval in the cop-car business. Fordís Crown Victoria, the body-on-frame stalwart of taxicab and police-car duty, has ascended to that great 24-hour garage in the sky, providing new and exciting fleet-sales opportunities for such unconventional cherry tops as the front-drive Impala. The Caprice (along with the Dodge Charger Police Pursuit Vehicle) represents the segmentís recidivist tendencies: big V-8s up front, powered rear wheels.
smithh2586 is offline  
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the - Pontiac G8 Discussion Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome