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1967 Pontiac Firebird – Blown ’Bird
1967 Pontiac Firebird - Blown ’Bird

1967 Pontiac Firebird – Blown ’Bird

Filed in Pontiac Firebird by on March 20, 2016 • views: 2491

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a Pro Touring, drag racing, roots-blown supercar! If the goal was stealth, then we don’t know how well that was really achieved. Mike Ardito of Tri Power Automotive of Libertyville, Illinois, says a “stealth” look was what car owner Pete Krehbiel was shooting for when he originally commissioned […]

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1979 Blue Pontiac Trans Am
1979 Blue Pontiac Trans Am

1979 Blue Pontiac Trans Am

Filed in Pontiac Trans Am by on March 19, 2016 • views: 2850

Inside every tough looking car guy is a starry-eyed kid who loves bright colors, gets excited by loud noise and has a serious need for speed. These qualities are branded on our psyche right next to eating and sleeping, and eventually come to define who we are and how we spend a large part of […]

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1964 Pontiac Catalina Safari Wagon
1964 Pontiac Catalina Safari Wagon

1964 Pontiac Catalina Safari Wagon

Filed in Pontiac Catalina by on March 18, 2016 • views: 1454

Mean, Green, Family Machine. Blending In Want to blend in, sip coffee, and BS with like-minded people about which catalog you bought your OEM bumpers in? Want to pull into a car show and line up with 14 other cars of the same make and model to be part of the group? If you answered […]

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1963 Lemans Resto Pro Touring
1963 Lemans Resto Pro Touring

1963 Lemans Resto Pro Touring

Filed in Pontiac Lemans, Pro Tour by on March 18, 2016 • views: 2559

This amazing 1963 Pontiac Leman’s has been completely rebuilt with comfort and performance in mind. Features: Super Duty Tempest hood scoop Raven Black finish Rear spoiler Engine: 6.0 Liter V8. (2006 GTO engine) LS2/LS3 hybrid (ported head and Comp Cams camshaft) – 525 Hp Transmission: GTO TR 6 Speed Manual Dana 44 rear Full C4 Corvette […]

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1961 Pontiac Police Special
1961 Pontiac Police Special

1961 Pontiac Police Special

Filed in Uncategorized by on February 20, 2016 • views: 2034

The 1961 Pontiac Catalina shown here was ordered by the Georgia State Patrol, and was one of 49 manufactured. The car came equipped with a certified speedometer, 303 HP 389 CID motor, a heavy duty 3-speed, heavy duty brakes, heavy duty cooling, heavy duty generator, and heavy duty front stabilizer bar. The car was originally […]

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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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1972 Pontiac Firebird ‘Code Red’
1972 Pontiac Firebird - Code Red

1972 Pontiac Firebird ‘Code Red’

Filed in Pontiac Firebird, Pro Tour by on January 22, 2016 • views: 2897

To think that this car was built by an average guy and his friends in a garage is mind blowing. It’s pro level from top to bottom, it’s amazingly well sorted, and it kicks ass in a straight line AND on an autocross course. This is owner/builder Bob Bertelsen’s third award winning car. Each build […]

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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: 1502

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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1980 Pontiac Grand Prix LJ With T-Tops
1980 Grand Prix With T-Tops

1980 Pontiac Grand Prix LJ With T-Tops

Filed in Pontiac Grand Prix by on January 21, 2016 • views: 3216

I have a passion for the 1978-1980 Pontiac Grand Prix’s, mostly because I had a 1978 that was this color. You don’t find very many examples of the 1978-1980 Grand Prix’s, and this one is beautiful. This 1980 Grand Prix LJ has been modified with a 400 CID Pontiac V-8 with #62 heads, Edelbrock Performer […]

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1979 Grand Prix W/Factory 4-Speed
1979 Pontiac Grand Prix

1979 Grand Prix W/Factory 4-Speed

Filed in Pontiac Grand Prix by on January 21, 2016 • views: 3294

1978 brought a downsizing of the Pontiac Grand Prix and other G-Body cars. The 1978-1979 Pontiac Grand Prix came with a standard 3-speed manual with the 231 CID V-6, although most were sold with the optional automatic transmission. These cars came with an optional 301 CID V-8 (305 CID in California) with either a 2bbl […]

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Smokey and the Bandit Trans Am
Smokey & The Bandit Trans Am

Smokey and the Bandit Trans Am

Filed in Pontiac Trans Am by on January 21, 2016 • views: 1489

When stuntman-turned-director Hal Needham was planning the film “Smokey and the Bandit,” he envisioned a low-budget “B movie” with a production cost of $1 million. But when Needham’s friend Burt Reynolds – the top box office star in the world at the time – read the script and said he would star, things got real. […]

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1971 Pontiac Ventura II – Orange Cookie
1971 Pontiac Ventura II

1971 Pontiac Ventura II – Orange Cookie

Filed in Pontiac Ventura by on January 21, 2016 • views: 2296

The Ventura was first introduced in 1960 as a full size car. In 1971, Pontiac moved the name to their new X-body Nova clone, the Ventura II. The Ventura II name was only used for 1971-1972. From 1973-1977, it went back to its original name, Ventura. In 1971, the only (2) engine options for the […]

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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 […]