PONTIAC SUNFIRE AMERICAN TUNER ADDRESSES THE GROWING 'TUNER' MARKET

Given the popularity of small cars with the "tuner" markets, the Pontiac Sunfire American Tuner show car demonstrates other opportunities to potentially address this growing trend among today's younger buyers. The American Tuner debuts at the 2002 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas to show possible aftermarket applications.

The Pontiac Sunfire American Tuner sets a new design direction for the popular compact performance car market. This new, sleek aftermarket look harkens back to Pontiac's rich performance heritage.

Designed for the 740,000-plus Sunfire coupes and convertibles built between the 1995 and 2002 model years, the American Tuner package enables drivers to add image, performance and personal expression to their production Pontiac Sunfires. The Pontiac Sunfire American Tuner Package gives today's younger drivers a means of getting a customized compact vehicle that fits their budget.

Many parts on the vehicle are now available separately through the GM dealer network as GM Performance Parts and GM Officially Licensed Parts. And others are under consideration as Pontiac gauges customers' reactions. The Pontiac Sunfire American Tuner package will bring "street machine" image and performance within the reach of many young auto enthusiasts who want to enhance their driving experiences.

Components included in the Pontiac Sunfire American Tuner Package include:

Exterior:

  • Front and rear fascias
  • Rocker moldings
  • One-piece rear spoiler

Performance:

  • 2.4 liter, four-cylinder engine with available supercharger boosting hp to 190, a 27 percent increase *
  • Side exhaust system
  • Suspension - SPO road racing/rally kit (Grand Am disc brakes, Grand Am independent rear suspension)
  • Motegi MR1 five-spoke wheels

Interior:

  • Speed Glo gauge kit *
  • Interior trim kit *

*Indicates parts now available through GM Performance Parts and GM Officially Licensed Parts.

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