Reporter notebook jottings from the North American International Auto Show in Detroit: General Motors Corp. puts a finer point on Pontiac GTO’s sub-6-second performance, as promised by product guru Bob Lutz. The most recent tests have the Monaro-based muscle car going from 0-60 mph (96 km/h) in 5.7 seconds. Jaguar went through three body shells before it perfected a method of polishing aluminum for the XJ show car, unveiled in Paris and reprised at the Detroit show this week. Ford’s ...

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