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  1. General Motors presented some very specific options in this 1967 adRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    ... look closely at the parts that are supposed to represent selected GM options for 1967, most of them are for a Pontiac GTO, or an OHC-6 Sprint LeMans, Tempest Custom or Tempest. Shown are a Rally II wheel with a redline tire; Rally I wheel; OHC-6 ...

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  2. This 850 Horsepower First-Gen 1964 Chevrolet Chevelle Proves Square Is CoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Hot Rod Magazine

    Seductive lines, bulging hoods, and shapely front ends characterize nearly all of the modern body styles-which is exactly why you just have to give some love to these 1964-'65 Chevelles. They were built as upsized econoboxes; and, even with potent 327s under the hoods, were sometimes overshadowed as muscle cars by the popular Pontiac GTO.

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  3. 4 Things to Keep in Mind Before Buying a Classic Muscle CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Houston Press

    ... in the weeds behind it. It's hard for a car person not to get whiplash from excited neck craning when he spots a Pontiac GTO out in a field, but it's best to think things through before walking up to someone's house to make an offer on a car like ...

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  4. DeLorean: Traveling through time in styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | CNN

    ... car design," says co-writer and producer of Back to the Future, Bob Gale. "He was the guy who came up with the Pontiac GTO. Everyone wanted one in my high school." The 1985 Back to the Future film would feature the DMC-12 DeLorean -- as time travel ...

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  5. Classic cars: Pontiac FirebirdRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Chronicle Herald

    When the Ford Motor Company launched its sporty Mustang in mid-1964 and spawned a new market segment called the 'Pony Car' it was a sensation. Ford so thoroughly scooped the industry that it took Chevrolet until the fall of 1966 to respond with its 1967 Camaro.

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  6. New DeLoreans? Company plans to reproduce 'Back to the Future' carRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | OregonLive.com

    ... alive to see the rebirth of his passion project. The auto industry maverick, credited with conceptualizing the Pontiac GTO, died at age 80 in 2005. His legacy had been tainted by fraud and drug trafficking charges leveled against him as he struggled ...

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  7. AJ's Car of the Day '71 Pontiac LeMans Hardtop CoupeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | WPLR

    Pontiac Le Mans were manufactured as compact then intermediate-sized models marketed from 1962 to 1981. Spanning five generations, by 1971 the Tempest nameplate was retired and Pontiac promoted the Le Mans nameplate to full-series status to identify all of its intermediate models, which still included the GTO.

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  8. 0-60specs.com Issues the Test Drive Results of Pontiac GTORead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | SBWire

    0-60specs.com recently issued the updated test drive results of Pontiac GTO. They have issued GTO 0-60 times and quarter mile data results, these results are collected from different reliable sources and those sources have professionally conducted ...

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  9. The 12 Cars from the Barrett-Jackson Auction That People Will Be Talking AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Hot Rod Magazine

    It's a difficult task to pick the highlights and favorites that Barrett-Jackson has in store throughout the week at its 2016 Scottsdale auction - after all, there are more than 1,000 vehicles on deck. After an exhaustive walk through the WestWorld facilities, HOT ROD has picked several vehicles in different segments that resonated with our soul and made us take a closer look: Just before GM reaffirmed the 1957 AMA racing ban, Pontiac escaladed the Super Stock wars by producing 14 Catalina hardtops with its Super Duty 421 engine and aluminum components.

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  10. AJ's Car of the Day '69 Royal Bobcat Pontiac GTO Ram Air V CoupeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | WPLR

    Possibly one of the most legendary Pontiacs to ever heat up the asphalt was the 1969 Royal Bobcat Pontiac GTO Ram Air V. Located in Royal Oaks, Michigan, Royal Pontiac quickly became the stomping grounds of street racing. Royal had quickly risen towards the top of the national performance dealership list with its close-nit participation with Pontiac corporate.

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  11. Layton man rebuilds 1968 Chevelle after buying it onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | KSL-TV

    ... stripped of its original drivetrain in favor of more modern components. A 400-horse, six-liter LS2 from a 2006 Pontiac GTO, coupled to a T56 six-speed transmission, was selected to handle the motivation. The binders would be upgraded to C5 Corvette ...

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  12. 7 cars your parents drove you wish would make a comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | KSL-TV

    ... This era was defined by muscle cars, and the Stingray was a worthy player in the field that included the Pontiac GTO, the Chevy Camaro ZL1 and the Dodge Charger R/T. This truck was so cool, so American, that its recognition bypassed its various ...

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  13. Cars We Remember: 1970 Pontiac GTO Judge Ram Air IV that got awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... in 1974, I bought a used car that was priced right. For $1000 I became the proud owner of a 1970 Pontiac GTO Ram Air IV 400 Judge with factory traction bars, a Hurst 4 speed and active cowl induction. With the gas and oil crisis in full swing, ...

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  14. This 1967 Pontiac GTO convertible came with options you can't even imagineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | The Post-Standard

    Classic Pontiac GTOs are not rare. We've all seen them, but most of us haven't seen one like the 1967 convertible owned by Mike Pedrotti, of Syracuse.

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  15. 4 Things to Keep in Mind Before Buying a Classic Muscle CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Houston Press

    ... the weeds behind it. It's hard for a car person to not get whiplash from excited neck craning when they spot a Pontiac GTO out in a field, but it's best to think things through before walking up to someone's house to make an offer on a car like ...

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  16. Ten Cars That Took A While To Become CoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Jalopnik

    ... shot down the tubes of bankrupt GM, they dropped a few gems that happened to go unnoticed at the time. The last Pontiac GTO was one of those gems. Jalopnik reader Nobi can tell us about the GTO: 350-400 HP, six-speed manual as an option, endlessly ...

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  17. Field Find: Time Capsule 1957 Chevy Gasser is Window into Drag Racing's PastRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Super Chevy Magazine

    ... a signature." As the story goes, Duane Hanson bought the car from Charlie in around 1969, fitted it with a '67 Pontiac GTO 400, and topped it off with a dual-quad Offenhauser intake and two AFB Carter carburetors. He then gave the car the name ...

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  18. When minimalism (and performance) sold cars - the 1965 Pontiac GTORead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    As ads go, this print piece for the 1965 Pontiac GTO would be deemed wholly ineffective by modern standards. The car's make and model is called out in a surprisingly small font, and the only title refers to an undefined "our Thing," with fine print specifications beneath.

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  19. For Art's sake, gun your enginesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Titled A a A"Cortina,A a A this scene of skiers in the Italian Alps scraping snow off a A a a 69 Pontiac GTO was one of Art FitzpatrickA a a s favorites, according to his biographer. Courtesy Betty Fitzpatrick Titled A a A"Cortina,A a A this scene of skiers in the Italian Alps scraping snow off a A a a 69 Pontiac GTO was one of Art FitzpatrickA a a s favorites, according to his biographer.

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  20. Eight of the Coolest Resto-Mod Mustangs from Past to PresentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Hot Rod Magazine

    ... Hot Rod magazine tech article on installing a custom grille into his '65 2+2. Of special interest is the 1965 Pontiac GTO hood scoop Chuck grafted into the fastback's hood. The Mustang was a worldwide success with tuners and customizers producing ...

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