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TACH Special: Pontiac Aztek, TACH Car of the Week

30 January 2001

Posted By Terry Callahan
Motorsports Editor, The Auto Channel

Pontiac Aztek

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The Auto Channel's Car-of-the-Week

Aztec: 1. An ancient Mexican civilization 2. A small community in New Mexico, 3. San Diego State University's spirit leader. Aztek: Pontiac's latest design exploration and their entry into the "rugged vehicle" market.

The 2001 Pontiac Aztek's bold angles and multi-purpose design have sent shivers and shakes through the automotive industry's spine -- of pleasure, horror, or confusion. Is it a mobile-tent/camper/SUV/2-wheel drive minivan-type car? Available in all-wheel and front-wheel drive versions, the Aztek defies established definitions and is the first vehicle that falls into the "all-purpose" category.

TACH has everything you want to know about this new all-purpose vehicle: Multiple reviews, streaming video footage, official press introduction, historical background, and total statistical comparison data. It's all FREE and easily accessible.

Just click on the URL below: Also, be sure to check out our recent coverage of the two largest North American Auto Shows for 2001. All press conferences and introductions from the Los Angeles and Detroit Auto Shows can be accessed from our front page. In addition to the vehicle releases, The Auto Channel also has interviews with executives, press releases, and photographs.

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