Pontiac Concepts

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1971 Pontiac Pegasus
1971 Pontiac Pegasus

1971 Pontiac Pegasus

Filed in Pontiac Concepts by on February 15, 2017 • views: 270

This Pontiac Pegasus was one of the dreams of General Motors’ design chief, Bill Mitchell. His efforts produced a parade of memorable concept cars and custom cars. This concept car is powered with Ferrari V12 drivetrain, hardware and gauges. The engine, a 365 GTB/4 (Daytona) V12, was offered by Enzo Ferrari and sealed the deal […]

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665 Horsepower Monster Pontiac Aztek
665 Horsepower Monster Pontiac Aztek

665 Horsepower Monster Pontiac Aztek

Filed in Pontiac Aztek, Pontiac Concepts by on February 12, 2017 • views: 244

I’m always on the search for unique Pontiac’s. I stumbled on a photo of this Pontiac Aztek, and began a search for more photos and information. This one’s to unique to let it disappear; By the time Mark Reuss reached the age of 36, people were criticizing his work with gusto. Why not? He, a […]

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1959 Pontiac Catalina Safari
1959 Pontiac Catalina Safari

1959 Pontiac Catalina Safari

Filed in Pontiac Concepts by on January 26, 2017 • views: 265

Ford had experienced years of success with the ‘Ute’ in Australia. In 1957, they decided to bring the concept to the United States with the introduction of the ‘Ranchero’. it was a move that caught General Motors by surprise. In essence, the Ranchero was a modified two-door Ranch wagon with the roof removed behind the […]

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1978 Pontiac Grand Am CA
1978 Pontiac Grand Am CA

1978 Pontiac Grand Am CA

Filed in Pontiac Concepts, Pontiac Grand Am by on November 22, 2016 • views: 560

By the end of the 1970’s, new car dealerships had little to offer in the way of performance cars. The Corvette had dropped the 454 cid motor for the 350 cid, and by 1977, GM forced Pontiac to stop producing the 455 cid. Pontiac bounced right back in 1977 with a new high-performance package for […]

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1956 Pontiac Club de Mer
1956 Pontiac Club de Mer

1956 Pontiac Club de Mer

Filed in Pontiac Concepts by on October 11, 2016 • views: 889

After the Second World War, car designers started to get really creative. Many became obsessed with trying to make their creations look like wingless fighter jets, adding fake jet-engine like air intakes and numerous fins and wings. The 1956 Pontiac Club de Mer concept was no different. Except for the fact it didn’t look too […]

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1985 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2 Concept Car
1985 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2 Concept

1985 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2 Concept Car

Filed in Pontiac Concepts, Pontiac Grand Prix by on September 8, 2016 • views: 1242

This is one of three 1985 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2 concept cars that were built by Pontiac. Of the three created, one was black, and two were maroon (black cherry) and grey (that copied the burgundy Monte SS at the time). If you’re familiar with the Grand Prix 2+2 (See 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2), […]

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1969 Pontiac Farago CF 428 Prototype
1969 Pontiac Farago CF 428 Prototype

1969 Pontiac Farago CF 428 Prototype

Filed in Pontiac Concepts by on August 27, 2016 • views: 1369

The 1969 Farago Pontiac CF 428 concept car was brought about as a result of a special request by John DeLorean, while he was head of the Pontiac Motor Division. DeLorean asked Paul Farago to come up with an exciting car that he could use to tour the world’s auto shows and enhance the company’s […]

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1964 Pontiac Banshee Concept
1964 Pontiac Banshee Concept

1964 Pontiac Banshee Concept

Filed in Pontiac Concepts by on January 21, 2016 • views: 1252

The 1964 XP-883 Pontiac Banshee I Concept was John DeLorean’s pet project and he wanted it in production. Two functional cars were designed by DeLorean’s design team and produced by an outside coachbuilder. One was a two-passenger fiberglass coupe powered with a straight six-cylinder, overhead cam engine mated to a four-speed automatic transmission. It was […]

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The Crow Is Back – Taking on Gas Monkey Garage views: 156

In December we paid tribute to Justin (Big Chief) Shearer and The Crow (his 1972 Pontiac LeMans) that was destroyed last November in a violent crash. We’re excited to report that The Crow is back, and while the original Crow’s body was pretty much destroyed, Big Chief was able to salvage the doors. As you can […]

1978 Macho T/A Turbo views: 232

These Macho T/A graphics may seem like the work of some time-warped customizer, but the Macho T/A is actually a bona-fide collectible. The Macho T/A was originally the handiwork of Dennis and Kyle Mecham.  Dennis and Kyle were the sons of dealership owner, Evan Mecham, and Dennis had modified his black 1976 Trans Am for […]

Sid Tracy’s 1969 Pontiac Firebird views: 313

This ’69 Firebird is owned by Sid Tracy, and was built by Troy Grudge from BBT Fabrications, with design help from Ben Hermance from Hermance Designs. Sid wasn’t sure how people would respond to the changes they made to the cars nose, the Challenger headlights, and the ground effects. They’ve gone over well with Pontiac […]

1975 Pontiac Astre GT views: 225

1975 Pontiac Astre Josh Campbell, Gilbert, AZ Best E.T.: 12.595/110 The Astre GT is one of Pontiac’s lesser known cars. While the light weight Chevy Vega gained popularity with the drag racing crowd, it’s cousin the Astre, didn’t get the same respect. That’s fine I guess. It just makes them more rare and unique now. […]