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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: 385

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: 994

  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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2000 Horsepower Pontiac Lemans
2000 Horsepower Pontiac Lemans

2000 Horsepower Pontiac Lemans

Filed in Pontiac Lemans by on October 11, 2016 • views: 661

Whatever happened to Butch Leichtfuss’ 1963 Pontiac Lemans? This beast sports a twin turbo 522cid big block Chevy that screams out 1250hp on pump gas (with 6psi of boost) and a ridiculous 2000hp on race gas! Ever go 0 to 150mph in 5 seconds – this car can. Butch and his 3700lb Pontiac cruise the local […]

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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: 670

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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Sabertooth Pontiac GTO
Sabertooth Pontiac GTO

Sabertooth Pontiac GTO

Filed in Pontiac GTO by on October 1, 2016 • views: 918

… 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: 1025

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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The Perfect G8 Girlfriend
The Perfect G8 Girlfriend

The Perfect G8 Girlfriend

Filed in Pontiac G8 by on September 21, 2016 • views: 1176

We discovered this lovely blonde online after her boyfriend posted these photos of her. It seems that for their 5-year anniversary, she went and had these photos taken as a gift for him. The specs on the car are: 2008 G8 GT-Liquid Red TSP Forged LS3 TSP Ported L92 Rick Crawford Cam Procharger D1 Solo […]

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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: 1059

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 GTO JudgeMENTAL
1969 Pontiac GTO JudgeMENTAL

1969 Pontiac GTO JudgeMENTAL

Filed in Pontiac GTO, Pro Tour by on August 29, 2016 • views: 2369

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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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: 1036

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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1986 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2
Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2

1986 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2

Filed in Pontiac Grand Prix by on August 22, 2016 • views: 2144

NASCAR Homologation…(see definition below) that was all the rage in the late 60’s with the Daytona Superbird and the Ford Talledaga and once again in the late 80’s with the Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS Aerocoupe and this 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2 Aerocoupe. With the slick Ford Thunderbirds winning a majority of the races, Richard […]

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1970 Pontiac BFG Tire Bird
1970 Pontiac BFG Tire Bird

1970 Pontiac BFG Tire Bird

Filed in Pontiac Trans Am by on August 3, 2016 • views: 1504

1970 Pontiac Firebird Trans-Am First production car to win a race using radial tires Raced in Trans-Am, the 24 Hours of Daytona, and the 12 Hours of Sebring Built by Jerry Titus’ TG Racing Recognized by the Historic Trans-Am Registry Fully restored to a concours standard by Mark Mountanos In the days before our modern […]

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Sid Tracy’s 1969 Pontiac Firebird views: 64

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: 65

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. […]

1971 Pontiac Pegasus views: 102

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 […]

1964 Raybestos GTO views: 72

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 […]