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  1. 1963 Pontiac LeMans Wins the 1963 NASCAR Challenge CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 | Hot Rod Magazine

    In the early 1960s, Pontiac was smoking the competition in drag racing with its Super Duty 421 Pontiacs. For 1963, it built 12 lightweight Super Duty Tempests, six station wagons, and six 1963 Pontiac LeMans coupes to assault the strips-which they all did, with the exception of one coupe.


  2. Game Review: Forza 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 4 | 2old2play

    ... fixed for the new game. Not everything is all sunshine and lollipops in Forzaland. Where the fuck is the '65 Pontiac GTO? I miss that car. Those of you who were hoping that Turn 10 had come to their senses and opened the storefronts back up for ...


  3. Taking a shine to flash carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 4 | Examiner

    But he was faced with a tough decision when asked to choose his favourite vehicle, unable to separate a jet black Pontiac Firebird and bright red Pontiac GTO. Rock & Rodz organising committee secretary Wendy O'Keefe said that the annual Camp Quality fundraiser had maintained its perfect record of sunny weather for its seventh event.


  4. AJ's Car of the Day 1965 Pontiac GTO ConvertibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | WPLR

    Pontiac GTOs ended up being built from the sales catalog because Pontiac offered so many goodies. To the basic package one could add heavy-duty 3-speed manual or a 4-speed gearbox, also with floorshift and Hurst linkage, two-speed Hydra-Matic, metallic brake linings, heavy-duty radiator, limited-slip differential, center console, radio, air conditioning, power steering/brakes/windows, whitewall or red-stripe tires, even side-exit exhaust splitters.


  5. Randa and Dickies create the ultimate Mechanic's BeltRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | PRWeb

    Imagine a man who has just put the finishing touches on his prized possession, a 1973 Pontiac GTO. He bought it for a song because he read Car and Driver's article, "10 Collectible Classic Muscle Cars You Can Afford."


  6. Same barbershop, new ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | The Madison Press

    ... throughout. It's a nod to his hobby: He and his dad, Lionel, have rides from "back in the day." Tino has a '68 Pontiac GTO, which has been in the family since 1972 and dad, Lionel, has a '67 Pontiac Firebird convertible, both in metallic green. Tino ...


  7. Collector car stamps and First Day CoversRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 21 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    ... when it comes to automobile stamps, not only in the U.S. but in many other countries as well. When this 1966 Pontiac GTO stamp was issued, the FDC was post marked from Daytona Beach, February 22, 2013. All of these First Day Covers can still be ...


  8. OntarioONTARIO: Route 66 Cruisin' Reunion expected to top 200,000 visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 19 | The Press-Enterprise

    Laurie Bakewell and Nancy Derrick had prime seats Saturday, Sept. 19, for Ontario's Route 66 Cruisin' Reunion car show - in the back of Bakewell's husband's 1966 Pontiac GTO convertible.


  9. AJ's Car of the Day 1964 Pontiac GTO 2-Door CoupeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 17 | WPLR

    The Pontiac GTO was the creation of Pontiac engineer / engine specialist Russell Gee, chassis engineer Bill Collins and Pontiac chief engineer John DeLorean. The GTO was basically a violation of GM policy limiting the A-body intermediate line to a maximum engine displacement of 330 cu in.


  10. On the ground (and in the tower) at Musclepalooza XXIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    ... on display included a Ford GT40 replica, a Cale Yarborough Special Mercury Cyclone Spoiler, a first-generation Pontiac GTO resto-mod with a fourth-generation LS2 V-8 beneath the hood, and a "Square Bird" Thunderbird that was there to show and to ...


  11. Midwest Drift Union Streets Of Detroit 2015 Photo GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 | Super Street

    ... Nick Thomas in his Nissan S14 240SX finished third, Detroit's own Shane Whalley came home in second place in his Pontiac GTO, and Riley Sexsmith finished first in his 2JZ-powered Subaru WRX STI. Round three of MDU's 2015 pro-am championship takes ...


  12. 1965 Race Hemi Plymouth Belvedere - Street-Legal Super Stock TributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | Hot Rod Magazine

    For all the media coverage it got as America's "first" muscle car, the 1964 Pontiac GTO was something of an empty suit compared to what Chrysler had to offer shoppers looking for maximum performance. We're not looking for a fight, but facts are facts.


  13. AJ's Car of the Day '67 1/2 Pontiac Firebird Sprint CoupeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | WPLR

    ... were integrated into the design of the front end.The Firebird's rear "slit" taillights were inspired by the Pontiac GTO. Halfway through the 1967 model year, the Firebird Sprint arrived. Sprint equipment added $116 to the base 6-cylinder model, ...


  14. This 1966 Chevy Nova Went From Catastrophe to Killer Custom Street MachineRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | Hot Rod Magazine

    ... stereo shop's interior panels, shedding more than 200 pounds in the process. Holcomb trimmed the panels and 2006 Pontiac GTO seats in light-gray Spinneybeck leather and suede. The floor wears tufted-wool carpet. Luckow fabricated the aluminum insert ...


  15. Classic Car Covers Available for America's Classic Muscle Cars from CarAutoCovers.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... created a whole new class of cars- the sporty, long-hooded coupes known popularly as "pony cars." The original Pontiac GTO was manufactured between 1964 and 1973. Many credit the GTO with beginning the "muscle car" trend among major U.S. auto ...


  16. 1965 Comet is Loaded With a 456-inch Cammer V-8Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2015 | Hot Rod Magazine

    ... able to follow his passion for hopped-up cars starting at age 17 when he purchased his first muscle car, a 1965 Pontiac GTO. Having grown up like many others at that time he was consumed by an endless stream of high-performance cars roaring through ...


  17. Bad-Boy Brawlers Compared: BMW M3 vs. Mercedes-AMG C63 S vs. Cadillac ATS-VRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | Car & Driver

    ... cars long before it, starting with the Cosworth Vega and VW Golf GTI . Well, actually, starting with the Pontiac GTO. No, really, starting with the Chevy II Nova Super Sport. Okay, fine, starting with the 1949 Olds "Rocket" 88. Discussion closed. ...


  18. Champs crowned at True Street Drag eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... not announced. Ron Hucks of Laurinburg beat Trey Sikes of Rockingham in the Non-power adder class in his 2004 Pontiac GTO, Holley Smith of Rockingham won the Ladies Class in a Pontiac G-8 and Gene Driggers, also of Rockingham, won the all-truck ...


  19. Ocala's BarbaCuban wins 'Live with Kelly & Michael'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... grilled pickles and his special 4-5-5 sauce. Muscle car fans might recall 455 as an engine option for the 1970s Pontiac GTO. That's just the ingredients; then there's the smoker, grill, oven, countless bowls and measuring spoons, and a piston - ...


  20. Swift suspects: America's 6 most ticketed vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... The Scion brand topped the list with the highest percentage of ticketed drivers. Taking the silver medal is the Pontiac GTO. Last offered in 2008 the GTO comes standard with a 6.0L V8 which puts out a staggering 400 horsepower. No wonder 32.7 ...