- Original 1962 Catalina Super Duty 421
- 421ci dual 4 barrel 4-speed
- Aluminum front sheet metal and bumper
- Black exterior, Beige/Silver interior
- Restored 2006
- Formerly in Reggie Jackson collection
- 7,357 original miles
PONTIAC - "The Super Duty Story" Part 3 of 3
Pontiac had an SD engine program in the late 50s early 60s, and later/briefly again in 1973/74 with the SD455. This video is regarding the FIRST Super Duty program.---In only a few years time during the late 50s early 60s, Pontiac MORE THAN DOUBLED their V8's horsepower output (described in this video), while using/keeping the same V8 engine block they used thru 1955-81. Even though the same block was kept, from 1955-62 the cubic inch displacement grew much larger than the initial 287 cuber it started as in 1955. It grew to a 317 347 370 389 and finally a 421 cuber in 1962. It eventually maxed out at 455 cubes in 1970. By 1970 ALL the other GM divisions were producing engines at 454 or 455 cubes (500 for Cadillac). PONTIAC WAS THE ONLY DIVISION still using the same block they used in the 1950s on engines that had a much smaller displacement -- 287 cubes. The 1955 287 displacement would remain the smallest displacement ever used in the Pontiac V8 block all the way until 1980/81 when a 265V8 was produced. Since less durability was required for the smaller displacement, the block was decked/butchered/lightened on the 265/301v8s of 1980/81. Prior to 1980 the block had never been decked/butchered/lightened. The 1980/81 265/301v8 blocks were about 200 pounds lighter than the 1955-79 blocks, and only 25 pounds heavier than a Buick 231V6.
1962 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX 2-Dr. H.T.
Movie of a 1962 Pontiac Grand Prix 2 dr. hardtop... Car is presently for sale.$13,000 (NEGOTIABLE). Please call owner @ 352-383-2266, or Cell (352) 638-8435 (central Florida, U.S.A.) ask for "ED" or leave a message please...all calls returned. Thanks!
1965 Pontiac GTO Royal Bobcat
Lance Lambert talks to Jim Wangers, Godfather of the GTO, about the Royal Bobcat package. They discuss the history and what all was included.
Restoration Of Two Very Rare Pontiac Super Duty Cheese Cars
http://mopargrovis.blogspot.com The muscle before the GTO. Meet the GTOs BIG Sister Two very rare Pontiacs here my friends. !963 Pontiac Super Duty Cheese Car Catalinas.Some great shots of the all aluminum headers. Complete aluminum front clipand bumper. The Union Park car is presently up for sale. Let say one thing. The Munk car sold at auction for $450.000 aaaaaaaand then came to us for freshing up right. http://mopargrovis.blogspot.com
Lot S152 1962 Pontiac Super Duty 421 405 HP 4 Speed
As Stock drag racing heated up at the dawn of the Sixties, the factories were serving up a constant stream of engines, transmissions and lightweight body parts. In response, the sanctioning bodies started dedicated classes to separate the special lightweight factory racers from the amateur weekend sportsmen running real showroom stockers.
Pontiac answered the competition in 1962 by offering an expanding range of performance parts and special option packages, the most potent being the Catalina Super Stock package. At its heart was the 421 CI Super Duty engine featuring four-bolt mains, a forged steel crank, McKellar solid lifter cam and dual Carter four-barrel carbs on an aluminum intake. A 4-speed manual transmission was optional. The Catalina Super Stock saved considerable weight through the application of aluminum bumpers, hood, fenders and other alloy components, including, late in the season, an aluminum-case 4-speed.
Owned and raced by Howard Maseles in 1962, the "Packer Pontiac" was number 84 of the run of approximately 180 SS Catalinas. An NHRA C Stock record holder, the "Packer Pontiac" was lightning quick in Maseles' hands, posting an 11.73 at the 1962 Indy Nationals, at a time when many of his competitors were still running in the low-to-mid 12s.
The restoration of this vintage Super Duty Pontiac was done by owner Bill Blair, High Point, NC and the car is still being campaigned by Bill across the country at drag strips and car shows.
- PHS documented
- Aluminum front end components including bumper
- 1962 record holder at Indy 11.73 in quarter mile
- Restoration supervised by original owner & campaigner Howard Maseles
- This was the first year that a factory built race car could be purchased right off the assembly line
- 4.33 posi-traction
- Super Duty brakes, motor, & Exhaust
- Original cloth interior
1962 Pontiac Bonneville Convertible STK # 1162
In 1962 Pontiac brought this gorgeous Bonneville convertible to the buying public. The Bonneville was the top-of-the-line Pontiac Wide-Track convertible for 1962. With 93,000 original miles on this Bonneville it has pampered most of its life. This Bonneville has factory AC, a blue green vinyl interior, AM/FM radio, power steering, power brakes, and a power convertible top. Under the hood is a 389ci V8 with a hydromatic automatic transmission with the stock rear end and rear gear. This example is finished in a wonderful period aqua metallic complemented by a white convertible top and multi-toned Morrokide interior with rare winged bucket seats. This Bonneville is pure highway luxury. For more details on this vehicle or to inquire about financing please call us at 704-598-2130 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nunzi's 1963 4 Cylinder Super Duty Tempest
Nunzi at Atco on his shakedown runs with the 4cylinder SD Tempest. We will repost new runs once the necessary changes are made. Going for the 11's. Thanks to my son Tony for his hard work and the gang for their help, Kenan(camera man),Andy, Matt, Jones.