CHICAGO – Donald Trump was responsible for selling 724 more Pontiacs in 41 minutes than Oprah gave away in five minutes. Pontiac away 276 G6 sedans Sept. 13 to the audience on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” in a widely publicized marketing ploy designed to expose the Grand Am replacement to the public. Many felt the stunt would result in record sales. But the new-for-'05 G6 only was offered in sedan form with a V-6 engine and not in lower-cost coupe or 4-cyl. versions or the upscale ...
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