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1961 Pontiac Catalina Convertible..tri-power

This is my Thanksgiving present to you! What a beautiful car...and a sleeper too if you just assume it's a "normal" Catalina! This is a tri-power motor, and it has a 4 speed manual transmission too! If we had only known at the time what a keeper this is...they would have had to make a lot more of these! I love those 8 lug wheels...Pontiac was ahead of the curve in supplying beautiful wheels for their cars!


 


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1953 Chrysler Windsor 4 door sedan
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1960 PONTIAC CATALINA CONVERTIBLE, AN ORIGINAL SURVIVOR
PONTIACS FOR 1960 WERE STILL " WIDE TRACK" BUT GONE ARE THE FINS OF THE FIFTIES. THIS CONVERTIBLE IS ONE OF 17,172 CATALINA CONVERTIBLES PRODUCED THIS YEAR. CATALINA MODELS ARE THE BOTTOM RUNG PONTIACS FOLLOWED BY VENTURA, STAR CHIEF, AND AT THE TOP, BONNEVILLES. NOT SHOWN IN THIS VIDEO IS THE 389 CID V8 ENGINE AVAILABLE FOR CATALINA WITH 283 BHP FOR AUTOMATICS OR THE SAME ENGINE WITH 215 BHP FOR MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS. THE CATALINA USED A 122 INCH WHEELBASE AND THE CONVERTIBLES WEIGHED 3,940 LBS. THE SRP IS $ 3,078. THE INTERIOR OF THIS PONTIAC IS IN EXCELLENT SHAPE HOWEVER THE EXTERIOR PAINT IS A LITTLE WORN AS YOU CAN TELL BY THE TRUNK LID WHERE SOME RUST IS COMING THROUGH. AT ANY RATE YOU ARE LOOKING AT A RARE ORIGINAL SURVIVOR AND I'M SURE NOT TO MANY 1960 PONTIAC CONVERTIBLES ARE AROUND TO ATTEND CAR SHOWS. THANKS FOR VIEWING THIS 60,000 MILE ORIGINAL SURVIVOR PONTIAC CONVERTIBLE.





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1966 PONTIAC CATALINA CONVERTIBLE -- INDEPENDENT SERIES THIS YEAR
1966 was the year that Pontiac turned 40 years old and in June of this year built it's 11 millionth car. This year also, model year production increased to 30,000 units for a total of 830,778. Good year for Pontiac. As Pontiac muscle cars were the mid-size mainstay, the Pontiac 2+2 and the Catalina convertible like this one were an independent series. These were the only Pontiac models that had a standard 421 cid V8 with 376 bhp, in a three 2 barrel form. But you could also order a V8, 389 cid / 290 - 360 bhp for your Catalina. There were only 14,837 Catalina convertibles made this year and it would cost you around $3,219 bucks to buy one. Under the leadership of John DeLorean, Pontiacs not only had the looks but the muscular engines to power them. Notice the famous wide track stance of this Catalina with it's split grille, tremendous rear quarter panel, flaired sheetmetal running along the bottom length, and spacious interior. It's no wonder why these large bodied Pontiacs sold so well. Thanks very much for viewing this 1966 Pontiac Catalina convertible.





Rare 1957 Pontiac Bonneville Convertible Fuel-Injected 347 V8 315HP
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1966 Pontiac Catalina Convertible - Stock #5916 - Gateway Classic Cars St. Louis
Stock #5916 For sale in our St. Louis showroom is a stunning 1966 Pontiac Catalina Convertible. This Catalina holds many of the 60s styling curves and luxurious interior features. The exterior is painted in a great looking Red Victory Sunglow that matches the two toned interior. The interior is comprised of white vinyl and red piping. With the top down you will not be unnoticed. This Pontiac has just 110,001 actual miles with plenty of life left. Under the hood you will find the original, numbers matching 389 CID V8 2BBL engine and turbo Hydramatic transmission. The 389 V8s received a number of revisions including thinner wall block castings. The standard engine for Catalina models was the 389 two-barrel rated at 256 horsepower. Other options include: AM/FM Radio, Automatic Convertible Top, Vinyl Interior, Radial Tires, and 8-Lug Wheels. The car was owned and restored by an owner who had it for 16 years! Since then the Catalina was stored inside and well maintained. New to the car includes: rechromed bumpers, trunk panels, emblems and trim, suspension components, convertible top and motor. This Pontiac represents a part of history in which long open road cruises were ideal. Bring back the nostalgic feeling by putting the top down and cruising off into the sun. To view this Pontiac Catalina in greater detail, including an HD video, please visit www.gatewayclassiccars.com or our St. Louis showroom. For more information please call 618-271-3000. Want to connect with us? Here's how: Website: http://www.GatewayClassicCars.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/GatewayClassicCars Google+: https://plus.google.com/117279883240095539866/posts Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/gatewayclassics/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/gatewayclassics YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/GatewayClassicCars Don't forget to subscribe to our channel to see more videos of some of the greatest classic, collectible, and exotic cars the world has to offer.





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1962 Pontiac Catalina Convertible
1962 Pontiac Catalina Convertible for sale in Chicago, Illinois. This 1962 Catalina Convertible is ready for summer with its automatic top. The 1962 Pontiacs received a heavy facelift of the 1961 design with more rounded body contours. As with most other 1962 Catalina's this white convertible is powered by a 389 CID V8, however the intake as been changed over to an Edelbrock 4BBL along with the carburetor. The transmission was also changed over to a turbo 400 automatic. This Catalina is equipped with; AM radio, automatic convertible top, cruise control, hub caps, power brakes, power steering, power seats, vinyl interior, white walls, radial tires and aftermarket water temp, . This 1962 Pontiac Catalina Convertible can be seen at www.gatewayclassiccars.com, and is located in our Chicago land Showroom, which can be reached at 708 444 4488 (708) 444-4488 - (708) 444-4316 (708) 444-4488 - (708) 444-4316 Want to connect with us? Here's how: Website: http://www.GatewayClassicCars.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/GatewayClassicCars Google+: https://plus.google.com/117279883240095539866/posts Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/gatewayclassics/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/gatewayclassics YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/GatewayClassicCars Don't forget to subscribe to our channel to see more videos of some of the greatest classic, collectible, and exotic cars the world has to offer.





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