Pontiac Grand Am

Recent Articles #1

1979 Grand Am W/ Factory Hurst 4-Speed
1979 Grand Am W/Factory 4-Speed

1979 Grand Am W/ Factory Hurst 4-Speed

Filed in Pontiac Grand Am by on April 25, 2017 • views: 282

We told you about the 1979 Pontiac Grand Prix with the factory 4-speed. Well, the Grand Prix wasn’t the only G-body to get the 4-speed manual in 1979. The 1979 Grand Am shown here found itself up for auction on ebay in the summer of 2016. At the time, it was owned by someone in […]

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Recent Articles #2

The Forgotten Pontiac G-Bodies
The Forgotten Pontiac G-Bodies

The Forgotten Pontiac G-Bodies

Filed in Pontiac Grand Am, Pontiac Lemans by on November 22, 2016 • views: 709

(1978 Pontiac LeMans) The 1978-1980 Pontiac Grand Am, and 1978-1981 Pontiac LeMans are GM’s forgotten G-Bodies. While the Chevy Malibu was popular with hotrodders, these GM’s seem to have been overlooked and forgotten over the years. The 1978-1980 Pontiac Grand Am, and 1978-1981 Pontiac LeMans share the same G-platform as the: 1978-1987 Pontiac Grand Prix […]

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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: 915

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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1978 Pontiac Grand Am
1978 Pontiac Grand Am

1978 Pontiac Grand Am

Filed in Pontiac Grand Am by on October 26, 2016 • views: 1881

  The 1978-1980 Pontiac Grand Am is one of the Pontiac’s forgotten G-bodies. This nice example features a Pontiac 400 cid out of a 1978 Trans Am, and a 200R4 automatic transmission with a 2500 stall converter. The power goes to the rear tires through a 8.5-inch Buick Grand National axle featuring a posi and […]

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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix RAM AIR GTX views: 467

The 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix Ram Air GTX tuned by SLP may go down as one of the few collectible cars from the 1990’s. So, what’s rare about a 1997 Grand Prix? How many supercharged, 300 horsepower, 3.8 liter V6’s do you remember seeing on the street? How many factory-endorsed SLP tuned cars PERIOD do you remember? A […]

1968 Pontiac Firebird – Carved To Perfection views: 216

An engineer and machinist by trade, Ken Ramey carved his Firebird to Pro Touring perfection Michelangelo had marble. The ancient Romans had travertine. Ken Ramey’s material of choice is much harder to whittle into shape than natural stone, but raw blocks of billet aluminum are no match for his mastery of lathes, mills, and five-axis […]

USAF Pontiac GTO / G8 – U2 Chaser views: 480

Riding a wingspan roughly as wide as a 10-story building is high, the U-2 pilot, insulated in a full pressurized flight suit and astronaut-like helmet, grips the stick and makes a final check on his alignment with the runway. The Lockheed spyplane is in the final seconds of a long, high-altitude recon mission overflying volatile […]

1968 Royal Bobcat GTO views: 408

This 1968 GTO Royal Bobcat was Ordered new from Royal Pontiac by Arnie Beswick for original owner Mike Rutherford. This High Performance Conversion at Royal was performed by Milt Schornack and Dave Warren and it is a Documented Royal Bobcat 428 conversion. This GTO Royal Bobcat was the March 1968 Popular Hot Rodding magazine cover […]