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Re: 09' CTS-V vs Little "Big" brother new Pontiac G8 GXP?
Originally Posted by jasaero
US regs don't allow the low placed infotainment screen in the aussie sorced G8 to work as a nav
As of when? The "low placed infotainment screen" in my old M5 works just fine as a nav.
I suspect this isn't a "US regs" thing, but maybe a "GM lawyers" thing like the GTO gas tank was.
Start looking for whatever nav electronics the Aussies put in the Commodores they export to the Mideast, see if any Aussie aftermarket pieces are usable in the US, etc.
The Commodore/G8 is a very nice product, the parking-brake handle is cheesy and the CTS interior is better-trimmed, but the G8 is much roomier, I'd argue it's a better overall shape than the CTS (a bit lower beltline and the outward visibility is a bit better), they're both a little overdramatic in the nose detailing...