Pontiac GTO

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USAF Pontiac GTO / G8 – U2 Chaser
USAF Pontiac GTO / G8 - U2 Chaser

USAF Pontiac GTO / G8 – U2 Chaser

Filed in Pontiac G8, Pontiac GTO by on May 29, 2017 • 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 […]

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1968 Royal Bobcat GTO
1968 Royal Bobcat GTO

1968 Royal Bobcat GTO

Filed in Pontiac GTO by on May 29, 2017 • 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 […]

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1965 Merlin GTO
1965 Merlin GTO

1965 Merlin GTO

Filed in Pontiac GTO by on April 25, 2017 • views: 381

We call this beast the 1965 Merlin GTO, because it’s home to a 632 cubic inch Merlin V8 cranking out 850 horsepower! The engine was built by Bill Michel of Hard Core Racing. The engine uses Merlin severe duty valves, Vasco Jet valve springs, Harland Sharp roller rockers, and 10 degree titanium retainers. The ignition […]

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The Crow Is Back – Taking on Gas Monkey Garage
The Crow Is Back - Taking on Gas Monkey Garage

The Crow Is Back – Taking on Gas Monkey Garage

Filed in Pontiac GTO by on March 8, 2017 • views: 775

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 […]

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1964 Raybestos GTO
1964 Raybestos GTO

1964 Raybestos GTO

Filed in Pontiac GTO by on February 15, 2017 • views: 1027

When Raybestos Brake & Chassis decided to have a one-of-a-kind version of the iconic 64 GTO built as a give-away car, they turned to the talented crew at HRC&C (Hot Rod Chassis & Cycle ). HRC&C is known for crafting over-the-top street rod chassis and therefore built a stout, unibody-style frame that mounts a proprietary […]

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Don Stellhorn’s 1964 Road Racing GTO
1964 Road Racing GTO

Don Stellhorn’s 1964 Road Racing GTO

Filed in Pontiac GTO by on January 3, 2017 • views: 1276

Now, there’s something you don’t see everyday – a 1964 Pontiac GTO outfitted for road racing, equipped with a carbureted LS3. Reminiscent of the early days of Trans-Am series racecars, this Pontiac GTO is a modern marvel with a dose of nostalgia. Don Stellhorn is the owner of this masterpiece of a GTO and he […]

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Tribute To Big Chief And The Crow
Tribute To Big Chief And The Crow

Tribute To Big Chief And The Crow

Filed in Pontiac GTO, Pontiac Lemans by on December 5, 2016 • views: 3439

If you’ve even heard of ‘Street Outlaws’ on the the Discovery Channel (first aired in June 10, 2013) , then you likely know who Justin (Big Chief) Shearer is. He’s the guy that organizes the races, manages ‘the list’ and drives a wicked fast Pontiac GTO called ‘The Crow’. If you’re a fan of the […]

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Sabertooth Pontiac GTO
Sabertooth Pontiac GTO

Sabertooth Pontiac GTO

Filed in Pontiac GTO by on October 1, 2016 • views: 1445

… Driving A Legend Into The 21st Century Can a classic muscle car icon make the transition to modern performance car? That was the challenge for Penfound Design and the team assembled to take a tired, just-barely-surviving 1964 Pontiac GTO and make it a fast, smooth and clean showcar. A primary goal for the project […]

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Trans Am Depot 6T9 GTO
Trans Am Depot 6T9 GTO

Trans Am Depot 6T9 GTO

Filed in Pontiac GTO by on September 21, 2016 • views: 1691

The crew at Trans Am Depot, famous for their gorgeous Trans Am build program, didn’t simply set out to rebuild a classic on a new chassis. They set out to build their very own version of what a GTO represented to them. And thanks to years of hard work and a perfect blend of old-school […]

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1969 Pontiac GTO JudgeMENTAL
1969 Pontiac GTO JudgeMENTAL

1969 Pontiac GTO JudgeMENTAL

Filed in Pontiac GTO, Pro Tour by on August 29, 2016 • views: 2985

Don and Darren Nickleson grew up with a gearhead father, so it was only natural they’d follow in his footsteps. As Don bought and fixed up cars, Darren joined in. Darren eventually started Indy Street Rod and Classics, a successful collision repair shop that also builds high-end rods and street machines. “I’d been looking for […]

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1970 Double Blown GTO
1970 Double Blown GTO

1970 Double Blown GTO

Filed in Pontiac GTO by on January 23, 2016 • views: 3339

Photos of this car pop up everywhere on the internet. A diligent search found articles that had been done on the car, but we lucked out and found the owners forum profile on pontiaczone.com. We decided to go with the owners own words to describe this car: Year: 1970 Make: Pontiac Model: GTO Judge Pro […]

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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 […]

Stanced 2009 Pontiac G8 views: 369

There’s no doubt that Pontiac was at the forefront of the GM muscle cars. The GTO and G8 were the last of the great GM muscle sedans. Chevrolet tried to follow it with the SS, but it didn’t quite match the aggressive look and feel of the G8. With the optional 6.2L 415 horsepower factory […]

1979 Grand Am W/ Factory Hurst 4-Speed 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 […]