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  1. 1965 Race Hemi Plymouth Belvedere - Street-Legal Super Stock TributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | 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.

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

    Wednesday Aug 26 | 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, ...

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

    Tuesday Aug 25 | 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 ...

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

    Monday Aug 24 | 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 ...

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  5. 1965 Comet is Loaded With a 456-inch Cammer V-8Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | 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 ...

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

    Tuesday Aug 18 | 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. ...

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

    Monday Aug 17 | 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 ...

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

    Sunday Aug 16 | 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 - ...

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

    Friday Aug 14 | 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 ...

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  10. AJ's Car of the Day '70 Pontiac GTO 455 H.O. ConvertibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | WPLR

    Pontiac's Tempest line received another facelift for the 1970 model year. Hidden headlights were dropped in favor of four exposed round headlamps outboard of narrower grille openings.

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  11. Red, White & Fast: 1970 AMC Rebel MachineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Hot Rod Magazine

    ... success had it been released in 1966 or 1967, when other muscle cars of its kind-the SS396 Chevelle, 389ci Pontiac GTO, 350ci Oldsmobile, 390 Fairlane GT and GTA, 390 Comet Cyclone, and Mopar 383 cars-all roared onto the market. In fact, factory ...

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  12. AJ's Car of the Day '66 Oldsmobile 442 F85 Club CoupeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | WPLR

    The 442 was Oldsmobile's rival to Pontiac's GTO model that debuted in 1964. The mid-sized Olds and the GTO both helped to define the muscle car era of the 1960's.

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  13. 462ci Pontiac GTO Powered Model ARead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Hot Rod Magazine

    Owning a custom-car shop sounds like a dream job for many gearheads. Picture being surrounded by cool cars, getting paid to fabricate and wrench, and ultimately be your own boss.

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  14. List Winners in Coleman Fireman's Picnic ActivitiesRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2015 | Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper

    ... feature was the Classic Car and Tractor Show. Top cars included: Time Boerschinger (Chevy Chevelle), Al Shehow (Pontiac GTO), and Linda Krueger (Ford Mustang Convertible). Top Tractor honors went to Collin and Mitch Bushmaker(International M), Frank ...

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  15. AJ's Car of the Day '65 GTO ConvertibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | WPLR

    The Pontiac GTO was restyled for the 1965 model year. It had Pontiac's characteristic vertically stacked quad headlights.

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  16. Louisville native talks about designing the Pontiac GTORead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Business Journal

    After the conversation I had on Monday with Bill Porter , the artist who designed this iconic car, I suppose I would use the word "speedy" to describe it. Porter, 84, told me about how speedy things - jets and trains - inspired him as a child.

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  17. Cars take center stage at eighth annual Cruise-InRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2015 | This Week Community News

    ... Traveled. Complimentary dash plaques will be given to the first 50 registrants. Ebert, who still owns the 1967 Pontiac GTO he had purchased in 1978, said he hopes the weather cooperates to encourage a good turnout. He said while he enjoys picking ...

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  18. AJ's Car of the Day '68 Pontiac GTO ConvertibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | WPLR

    A restyled "Coke-bottle" body, available with optional hideaway headlights and a capped-up front with an energy-absorbing Endura bumper that was molded and color-keyed to form the car's clean new nose, made big GTO news in 1968. Gone was the pillared coupe, leaving a two-door GTO hardtop and convertible with the best dash layout in supercar land.

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  19. Mecum car auction attracts thousands to Colorado Convention CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Denver Post

    ... your 20-carat pink diamonds. The only collectible Friday that mattered to Koko Herman was the metallic blue 1968 Pontiac GTO on the auction block at the Colorado Convention Center. Finally, she prevailed with a winning bid of $16,500 at the first ...

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  20. on eBay: Wild 1971 Corvette with Psychedelic Paint JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Corvettes

    ... which has remained in good shape, has potential with custom work up front and a back rear spoiler with 1966 Pontiac GTO lights. That interior was custom made with full western sences sewn in velvet behind the seats and rear window, all hand done ...

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