Opinions on the origin of the muscle car vary, but the 1949 Oldsmobile Rocket 88, created in response to public interest in speed and power, is often cited as the first muscle car. But as the 60's came about American's love for power was answered by Pontiac release of the Leman's optioned "GTO", a term that drew ire from the folks at Ferrari. The 1965 carried over many of the styling options from the 64' but with modification of the headlamps, grill and other tweaks. This 1965 Pontiac GTO Convertible is powered by a, 389 Tri-power twisting into a smooth shift 4-spd manual transmission. Its options include Power Steering, Wilwood 4-Wheel Power Disc Brakes, Power Top, Factory Tach, Bucket Seats, Tilt Wheel and rare factory air conditioning. As is the case with many photographs, the true character, beauty and overall appeal of a car can not be captured by pictures therefore the owner invites, encourages and welcomes inspections by the buyer or a representative - but by appointment only. He seeks the fair price of $49,500 but open to offers/trades upon completion of an inspection. Car is located in in Soddy Daisy, TN and owner willing to ship worldwide at buyer expense. Any funds used as a deposit are NON-refundable and all funds must clear prior to receipt/shipping of car. All offers made prior to inspection/review will not be considered. DISCLAIMER: PLEASE READ CAREFULLY. All vehicles presented on SelectClassicCars.com are done so as a marketing venue for private owners and select classic car dealers from around the United States. While SelectClassicCars.com attempts to provide accurate descriptions of vehicles presented, all information is provided by the seller. Every classic car offered on SelectClassicCars.com is done so as a marketing venue for the owner/seller and the process of selling the car remains the responsibility of the owner to include but not limited to price negotiations, accommodations for inspection/transportation, providing additional information, and other pertinent information and documentations necessary to make a purchase decision. SelectClassicCars.com strongly encourages inspections before considering a purchase. SelectClassicCars.com assumes no responsibility for the accuracy, conditions, functionality, road worthiness, location of, market value, or other issues related to the purchase of autos presented. Give careful consideration to purchasing ANY car of the ages in which these classics have reached. Unless otherwise noted, all cars are sold "AS IS" with no warranty expressed or implied. Use of SelectClassicCars.com constitutes your knowledge, awareness, understanding and acceptance of this disclaimer.