Post Tagged with: "Pontiac"

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The 1980-81 Pontiac Turbo Trans Am was an Evolutionary Step in GM’s Forced Induction Engine Development

While gearheads often refer to the 1970s as the “malaise era” in vehicle performance, the decade did reveal some glimpses of where engine technology was heading in the future. Take […]

Tech Articles

Compound Boost! Turbo/Supercharged 3800 V6 (Part 2)

Quick, what is the one thing every motor needs? The answer, as always, is BOOST! What if your motor already has boost, like the junkyard, supercharged 3800 Series-3 V6 we […]

Car Culture & Entertainment

Pontiac’s Innovative OHC Sprint Inline 6 Proved That You Didn’t Need to Bring a V8 to the Musclecar Party

In an earlier article on the Crosley Hotshot, we mentioned that it carried a groundbreaking engine with an overhead camshaft. That got us thinking about another innovative OHC powerplant that […]

A Surprise 1961 Pontiac Ventura Makes the Perfect Father’s Day Gift
Featured Vehicles / Readers' Rides

A Surprise 1961 Pontiac Ventura Makes the Perfect Father’s Day Gift

With a 389 Tri-Power V8 and four-speed manual transmission, there was already a lot to like about the 1961 Pontiac Ventura Sport Coupe that we spotted on one of the […]

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Featured Vehicles

Lot Shots Find of the Week: 1969 Pontiac Laurentian

Ever hear of a Pontiac Laurentian? Yeah, neither had we—in fact, the only time we’ve ever heard the word ‘Laurentian’ was in the context of the proposed resting place of […]

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Featured Vehicles

Lot Shots Find of the Week: 1985 Pontiac Fiero GT

Behold, the short-lived Pontiac Fiero—made from 1984 to 1988. Most Fiero fans will tell you that the car’s brief time in Pontiac showrooms was the result of its unrealized potential. […]

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Featured Vehicles

Lot Shots Find of the Week: 1967 Pontiac GTO on International Harvester COE Flatbed

A classic rock radio station would call today’s Lot Shots feature a “two-fer,” but we’re not talking about a Led Zeppelin “Heartbreaker/Living Loving Maid” mashup here. Instead, we’ve got a […]

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Featured Vehicles

Lot Shots Find of the Week: 1969 Pontiac Firebird

When GM launched its new F-body pony car in 1967, only two divisions got to take a crack at it: Chevy, with the Camaro and Pontiac, with the Firebird. Boasting […]

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Featured Vehicles

Pontiac’s Sleeping Goat—The GT-37

CLEVELAND, OH — Gearheads all over the planet knew the Pontiac GTO was a serious performance car. Problem was, so did insurance companies. To combat rising insurance rates and capture a […]

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Tech Projects

Pontiac Prizefight: Restoring a 1969 Firebird (Part 2)

If you happened to catch Part 1 of this series, then you’re up to date with what we are doing with this 1969 Pontiac Firebird, but if you’re not, let […]