1961 Pontiac Bonneville 4-Door. Power Brakes, power steering, automatic transmission. 389 cu engine. Runs good!
Named for the famous speed-record Salt Flats in Utah, Bonneville was Pontiac’s luxury/performance car done on a grand scale.
Full-size Pontiacs were redesigned for the 1963 model year with a pair of vertically stacked headlamps at either end of the grille and parentheses-style tail lamps at the back.
Once upon a time in America, people drove long and large, and in cars to which those adjectives also applied.
It’s said that Harley Earl, the initial head of design for General Motors, got the idea for this Pontiac Bonneville Special concept car while watching world speed records.
Pick of the Day also has factory-optional two-tone paint and vinyl roof
The 275 P endurance racer won Le Mans two years in a row, not just once, according to factory documents uncovered by the auction company
It’s fascinating to see the poster car for many young automotive enthusiasts in such a state of neglect
Engaging visitors is one of the most rapidly changing areas in the museum field today
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