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1970 Pontiac Firebird Blackhawk

1970 Pontiac Firebird Blackhawk

Filed in Pontiac Firebird by on November 25, 2016 • views: 1792

A 1970 Pontiac Firebird rebuilt to modern-car standards and hopped up to an astounding 1,200 horsepower sold at the Mecum auction (2014). It went for $87,000, far behind some other cars at the Mecum Chicago Auction. The 1970 Firebird had been rebuilt with modern components. The 480-cubic-inch Pontiac engine has been rebored for brute power, […]

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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: 1183

(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: 1358

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: 2717

  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: 2118

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: 2328

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: 1899

… 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: 2282

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: 2322

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: 2287

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: 3590

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: 2715

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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700 Horsepower Pontiac Solstice views: 50

Pontiac introduced the 2006 Pontiac Solstice as a $20,000 sports car capable of competing with the Mazda Miata, and an affordable option over the BMW Z3/Z4. Getting an affordable sport car to market meant using as many pre-existing parts available in the GM parts bin. That meant an IRS shared with the Sigma cars; backup lights from […]

2007 Pontiac Solstice SD-290 Concept views: 11

Designed to evoke the emotions of classic sports cars, the Pontiac Solstice SD-290 race concept captures the purposeful design of vintage racecars. The design is dramatic, featuring a passenger cockpit tonneau cover and a driver windscreen, creating a pure racecar that looks ready to take the checkered flag even while sitting on the starting grid. […]

2004 Pontiac GTO Ram Air 6 Concept views: 6

Royal Oak , Michigan – GM’s Performance Division unveiled the Pontiac GTO Ram Air 6 Employee Enthusiasm (EE!) concept vehicles at the 2004 Woodward Dream Cruise. Created for show purposes, the vehicle was completed by GM employee volunteers using parts donated by GM Powertrain, GM Performance Parts, and GM Design Center. The 2004 Pontiac GTO […]

1968 Pontiac GTO Pro Tour views: 198

The beauty you see here was built by MetalWorks Classic Auto Restoration in Eugene, Oregon as their personal “shop car”. The first recorded history of the GTO dates back to the early 1980’s when Rick, a customer of MetalWorks, purchased it for $2,500. After about 3-years of ownership, Rick had a blue velour interior installed […]