Pontiac GTO

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SLP 421 Bobcat GTO
SLP 421 Bobcat GTO

SLP 421 Bobcat GTO

Filed in Pontiac GTO by on September 16, 2017 • views: 182

Nicely integrated and fully functional intake slits on the SLP hood give a hint to the hidden power of this Goat. “This thing really shines on the winding roads, and there’s nothing like rowing through the six-speed while listening to the rumble of the exhaust.” -Robert Hamblen Back in the ’60s—a decade marked by the […]

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1974 Pontiac GTO
1974 Pontiac GTO

1974 Pontiac GTO

Filed in Pontiac GTO by on August 27, 2017 • views: 366

Most hobbyists consider the GTO the vehicle that launched the musclecar era. Its recipe of a large-displacement engine in a relatively small body was an immediate success, and most other manufacturers quickly followed suit. In later years, however, emphasis was redirected from performance to fuel economy and emissions, turning most performance cars into little more […]

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1970 Laguna Blue Pontiac GTO
1970 Laguna Blue Pontiac GTO

1970 Laguna Blue Pontiac GTO

Filed in Pontiac GTO by on July 6, 2017 • views: 743

Here’s another classic GTO with modern muscle. This 1970 GTO sports a 450 horsepower LS1 GM v8 mated to a 4L60E overdrive transmission. The transmission is shifted to a Lokar shifter, and the power is sent to a the rear tires through 3.73 gear and a posi-trac differential. A dual exhaust with long tube headers and […]

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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: 1151

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: 1195

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: 899

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: 1364

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: 1707

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: 1963

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: 5180

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: 1836

… 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: 2209

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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Tlibekov 2017 Pontiac Firebird Concept views: 225

For most car enthusiasts, their ultimate dream car is something that does (or at least likely could) exist. But, for a few dreamers, the possibilities go beyond the possible to a place few people, if any, had imagined. Freelance Russian designer and photographer Kasim Tlibekov refuses to let the brand die in the hearts and […]

1973 Warhorse Pontiac Trans Am views: 487

Meet the Warhorse – A 1973 Pontiac Trans Am. We’ll let the original builder tell you about it: Let me tell you about our car. It’s a 1973 Trans Am, my wife’s birth year. It was originally a cameo white with deluxe white interior, 455ci, 4-speed car. We have done our best to stay true […]

1955 Pontiac Chieftain Wagon views: 356

How could anyone not find this 1955 Pontiac Chieftain wagon cool? It may look old on the outside with that beautiful patina, but the inside is a whole other story. The new custom interior is finished in brown and white with matching garnish moldings. It has a tilt steering wheel, power steering, Vintage Air air […]

2003 Pontiac IMSA Fiero views: 407

The Pontiac Fiero has never really received much respect. Yes, it has it’s fans. Pretty much every vehicle out there has a fan base. But it’s really an underdog compared to the Pontiac Firebird. Even though it was designed as a sporty 2-seater, it only produced 140 horsepower. People have tried to build the Fiero […]