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1959 Pontiac Catalina Safari
1959 Pontiac Catalina Safari

1959 Pontiac Catalina Safari

Filed in Pontiac Concepts by on January 26, 2017 • views: 1263

Ford had experienced years of success with the ‘Ute’ in Australia. In 1957, they decided to bring the concept to the United States with the introduction of the ‘Ranchero’. it was a move that caught General Motors by surprise. In essence, the Ranchero was a modified two-door Ranch wagon with the roof removed behind the […]

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Readers Rides – What Do You Drive?
Readers Rides - What Do You Drive?

Readers Rides – What Do You Drive?

Filed in Uncategorized by on January 3, 2017 • views: 637

(Sharron S. 1975 Pontiac Formula / 462 Pontiac / 510 HP 540 torque ) From time to time our readers will use the ‘Submit‘ button (down at the bottom right) to send us photos of their Pontiac’s.  It would be nice if we could get more enthusiasts to not only share photos of their Pontiac’s, but […]

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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: 2402

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: 6567

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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1970 Pontiac Firebird Blackhawk
Tribute To Big Chief And The Crow

1970 Pontiac Firebird Blackhawk

Filed in Pontiac Firebird by on November 25, 2016 • views: 1875

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: 1194

(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: 1367

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: 2824

  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: 2328

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: 2571

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: 1966

… 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: 2357

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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John Clegg’s 1,200 HP Pontiac LeMans views: 5

This Texas based 1964 Le Mans is one of the meanest pieces we have seen in some time and it punches all the right buttons for us, that is for sure. Bought by the owner about 40 years ago and left to sit outside for decades in the Texas weather, the rough and tumble exterior […]

The Silver Dollar Pontiac views: 34

Nudie Cohn, the famed “Rodeo Tailor to the Stars,” first gained prominence in the early 1950s as the personal tailor for Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, making national headlines with the $10,000 gold lamé suit he created for Elvis Presley in 1957. From the 1950s to the 1980s, requests for Nudie’s work piled up from […]

1971-1972 Hurst SSJ Grand Prix views: 36

The Hurst Performance Research Corporation gained notoriety in the mid-’60s producing factory-installed and aftermarket manual and automatic transmission shifter components. But in the late-’60s, Hurst’s popularity soared due in part to its partnership with Oldsmobile and the modifications made to models like the 4-4-2 that resulted in the Hurst Olds and other musclecars. It wasn’t […]

Richard Petty NASCAR Grand Prix 2+2 views: 27

You probably already read our article about the 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2. This NASCAR-spec 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2 Aerocoupe was professionally set up for show and competition by Mike Mulchany Motorsports. Built on an original Banjo Mathews rear steer chassis (serial number 1181), it uses a professionally built 358 CI Chevrolet small block […]