Pontiac's first ever sport/utility vehicle (SUV), the Aztek, won't have the benefit of 4-wheel-drive when it jumps into the fray this summer so engineers can have more time to assure the quality of the vehicle's new all-wheel-drive system. Instead, the '01 Aztek, a crossover SUV/minivan, will launch with just a front-drive version. All-wheel-drive is expected to be available in January 2001, a Pontiac spokesman says. Chuck Kingsley, Aztek chief engineer, says while General Motors Corp. ...
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