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This 1960 Pontiac Sport Coupe was found, with its original owner, in a barn. Following an extensive parts search, the car was restored to its condition. The interior, which is original to the car, from the all the way down to the carpet.

The interior was removed during the restoration, re-installed, and is amazingly presented.


This Pontiac Vista is finished in regent with optional burgundy tone Morrokide trimmed Coronado red garnet red. includes hydromatic transmission, steering, power brakes, windows, Winder covers, skirts, padded dash glass, and dual outside This example is just out of a 52 stay in a private collection.

is from a 389ci/303 horsepower with 4 barrel carburetors, and exhaust.

To celebrate General 50th Anniversary ‘Golden all stops were pulled out by the on the 1958 Pontiac Bonneville Coupe, undoubtedly one of the flashiest of all vehicles. A one year only was featured as a final staement by GM styling chief Harley before his retirement. The entire lineup litterly sparkled

Unique two-tone exterior combo’s and delxue interiors showcased on interiors on all 58 models Chevrolet’s, Pontiacs, Buick, and Cadillacs. There motto for year was ‘The Boldest in Fifty Years!’

Semon E. Knudsen became Pontiac’s new manager in the summer of 1956 and after he hired Pete and John DeLorean. Huge were in the works for Pontiac. introduced as mainly a dealer vehicle, that attempted to Pontiac’s new high performance the original Bonneville was a largy convertible with a highly V8 engine generating 310 horsepower.

introduced as a limited production convertible in the Pontiac Star model range during the model year, the Bonneville became its own series in 1958. based of of the Cadillac DeVille, the was built by the Pontiac division of Motors from 1958 2005. Pontiac has been known for its performance vehicles, since the introduction of the Bonneville I

Perhaps a little flashier and than than a Chevrolet, it is cheaper than an equivalent or Buick. That has remained mission.

First appearing in on on a pair of bubble-topped GM Motorama vehicles called the Bonneville the Bonneville name first the lineup as the Star Chief Bonneville, which was a high-performance, luxury convertible late the 57 model year. The very Bonneville was a spectacular, chrome-laden with a continental-style spare mounting, fuel-injeted engine. It with an eight-power front underseat heater, degroster antenna, and many more and exclusive features.

During that first only a total of 630 units produced. This small made it the most collectible of all time, especially since it twice the amount of the star convertible. The Bonneville has persisted, and as the division’s top of the line model 2005.

Many speed were being set at the Utah flats, and the name was created the town of Bonneville, the place of auto racing, and most of the land speed record

The public must have both the car and its name became in a coupe was added into the as Bonneville expanded into its own In this year it paced the 500. Offering 225 hp an 285 hp V8 engines, the sat atop the Pontiac range, offering a deluxe steering unique upholstery and chrome covers.

The Bonneville also featured windshields and rear window, on the roof and long striking plus chrome hash placed on the front fenders.

its third year, the ‘59 Bonneville a 4-door bodystyle along a nearly complete line in The Pontiac Wide-Track was born in when all Pontiac makes and received new chassis with stance. During this the introduction of two of Pontiac’s greatest inspirations were showcased, the grille, and the Wide Track both are still part of image to this day.

peaed in 1966 at 135,401 sold. In 1969, the main became the new V8 engine that 360 horesepower. Considered Pontiac’s expensive and most luxurious throughout the 1960s, the Bonneville was instrumental in moving Pontiac to place in sales from until 1970.

Bonneville’s received updates, changes and along with new features for all of its models throughout the 1970’s.

the early 1970’s, the Grand name was being used for highest-price model, and though the was de-emphasized slightly, it never away. In 1976, the Bonneville in the top spot. This was the final before the down-sized full-sized began to appear in 1977.

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The Bonneville nameplate was quite moved from a full-size to the mid-sized car in 1982. The mid-sized car was known as the Pontiac LeMans. change was not taken to very by customers, so Pontiac was forced to a full-sized vehicle.

They over the Canadian-built Pontiac which was basically a re-styled Caprile that was powered by a V6 or V8 engine. Once again, was placed one notch below the top of the

Just like the previous downsizing became the salvation the Bonneville needed. The Parisienne was in 1987, and the Bonneville was redesigned as a front-wheel drive vehicle and again rejoined in pre-1982 buddies, the Buick LeSabre and the Eighty-Eight. It again regained its as the senior Pontiac and the SE Bonneville was on Car and Driver magazine’s Ten Best for that year.

The decision was by Pontiac to change the Bonneville rear wheel drive a V8 engine to a more economical wheel drive 3.8 V6 vehicle in The V6 that was installed was a 3.8L V6 the RPO code of LG3. A dive in the market soon followed, as engine only produced 150 hp, though it had a kick of 210 ft-lbs of power.

The following model that was in 1989, the Bonneville LE may have Pontiac’s attempt to add a bit more of pep and to the Bonneville line. This new moved up to 15 hp and 10 ft-lbs of torque, and engine has the RPO code of LN3. The was once again redesigned in though it did remain as an H-body.

A redesign was done in 1992 to the of the Bonneville, though the interior very few changes. The LE trim was taken off the lineup. Available for 1992 were SE, SSE, and and airbags now came as standard in Bonnevilles.

Nearly 100,000 models were sold in

Things once again in 1993, though the exterior the same, the interior did go through a update. A sport Luxury was made available for ’93, was basically a base SE, with an SSE an all of the same available options as an SE. remained unchanged for the 1994

Much of the vehicle has remained the throughout the next few years, way for a total redesign for the 2002 year.

The Bonneville regained a V8 on the GXP trim for 2004, which has a first since 1986. On 8, 2005, GM announced that the would be dropped from lineup for 2006. The high-end Grand Prix GXP trim the Bonneville.

For many years, the fondly called the ‘Bonne’, the Bonneville has showcased a mix of luxury, with the aid of a supercharged 3.8 liter

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