2007 Pontiac Solstice SD-290 Concept

Filed in Pontiac Concepts, Pontiac Solstice by on December 9, 2017 • views: 36

Designed to evoke the emotions of classic sports cars, the Pontiac Solstice SD-290 race concept captures the purposeful design of vintage racecars. The design is dramatic, featuring a passenger cockpit tonneau cover and a driver windscreen, creating a pure racecar that looks ready to take the checkered flag even while sitting on the starting grid.

Aerodynamics have been improved and the SD-290’s weight reduced with the removal of the windshield, side glass, window regulator, convertible top, climate system and windshield wiper system. Complementing the design are new side fender gill panels, a new hood with heat extracting grilles and a competition red paint scheme.

Backing up the race-ready appearance is the available Club Sport Z0K suspension package and an all-business cockpit filled with auxiliary gauges, a roll bar and racing seat.

Vehicle Highlights:

Pontiac Solstice SD-290 race concept

2.0L Ecotec direct-injected and turbocharged generating 290 horsepower

Five-speed manual transmission

Weight reduction through installation of driver-side only windscreen and elimination of door glass/hardware, convertible top/hardware, HVAC system and wiper system

Solo Performance cat-back exhaust system with center-mounted outlet

KW Automotive coil-over suspension package

Three-piston aluminum calipers with 13-inch rotors from Stainless Steel Brake Company

Forged 19-inch wheels with Hoosier R6 racing tires

New front fascia, grille inserts, hood and front fenders, leading to better aerodynamics

Passenger-side hard tonneau cover

Competition red exterior color

Rear spoiler

Tinted headlamp lenses

Removable racing-style steering wheel

Racing seat with four-point safety harness

Chrome fire extinguisher

Pegasus center console gauge package

Driver’s roll bar

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