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!
1963 Studebaker Gran Turismo Hawk
This is an auction car..ready for the gavel. Looks pretty good...missing a
pushbutton on the driver's door handle. Notice the chrome bows in the
interior roof...gives it the convertible look. 289 c.i. engine has a
Studebaker did an excellent job with its instrument panels....dials and
switches had that aeronautical appearance to them. I was always intrigued
by these cars when a youngster.
1962 Ford Thunderbird Sports Roadster Convertible
This beautiful example has the twin tonneau caps that disguise this four
seater as a two seater! The sports roadster tonneau was only offered on
the 1962 and 1963 models. Very sporty indeed! Notice the "swing-away"
steering wheel and column...made getting in and out of the vehicle easier.
1957 Ford Fairlane 500 Sunliner
1957 Fords have always been favorites of mine...I drove a 57 Fairlane 500
hardtop at one point...borrowed from a friend. Long and low, it impresses
by its simplicity but it has elegance too. Those small fins are parallel
to those on the 57 T-Bird....it was, after all, the "Ford Family of Fine
Cars". Definitely a family resemblance! Great patterns for lively two
tone color combinations!
1953 Chrysler Windsor 4 door sedan
This was an auction car...and a good example of a luxury car of 1953
presented to you by Chrysler! The fabrics were of high quality, and the
engine in this series was a flathead 6. The senior models had the ohv V8.
Chrysler was making the transition from semi-automatic fluid drive (this
car) to Powerflite two speed automatic. Notice the quadrant on the
steering column. 1954 would be the last year for the 6 cylinder engine.
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
1968 PONTIAC CATALINA CONVERTIBLE - BEAKED GRILLE CONTINUES
Most car makes years ago could be identified by a certain look, a certain
design. This year the '68 Pontiac tradition continues with it's wide-track
stance and the familiar beaked grille causing instantaneous recognition
that this is indeed a Pontiac. The large Pontiacs came in 3 models: The
Catalina, Executive, and the Bonneville. Engines available for these large
Pontiacs were the 400 cid, 265 hp., 290 hp., 340 hp., or the 428 cid with
between 375 - 390 horses. All engines are V8's. Only 7,339 '68 Catalina
convertibles were made that year. Whereas the only other Pontiac model to
make convertibles was the Bonneville with 7,358 units made. This recently
restored Catalina use to be the owner's college transportation and a lot of
time, funds and sweat was taken to bring this back to factory. So check it
out and see if you can keep from falling for this Pontiac baby. Thanks
very much for viewing this 1968 Pontiac Catalina convertible.
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.
1958 Pontiac Bonneville Fuel Injected Classic Muscle Car for Sale in MI Vanguard Motor Sales
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THIS IS A MATCHING #S 1958 PONTIAC (FUEL INJECTED) BONNEVILLE ULTRA RARE (I
HAVE NEVER SEEN ONE IN MY WHOLE LIFE)!!!. I was VERY LUCKY to ride in a
friends 1957 Pontiac Bonneville Fuel Injected Convertible more than a few
times, BUT!!!!! Here is THE RARE OF THE VERY RARE!!!! A 1958 PONTIAC
BONNEVILLE FACTORY FUEL INJECTED 2 door hardtop for your consideration!!! I
HAVE NEVER SEEN ONE IN OVER 40 years of being in the old car hobby, NEVER!!
I have seen a few 58 TRI POWER BONNEVILLE'S, BUT NEVER a 58 FUEL INJECTED
CAR!!! There were just (630), 1957 Pontiac FUEL INJECTED cars built, and
all were Bonneville convertibles. When 1958 came along there were only
(400) FUEL INJECTED BONNEVILLE CARS BUILT (TOTAL) BETWEEN CONVERTIBLES AND
HARDTOPS!!! So this 58 FI Bonneville is NO DOUBT ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL
GENERAL MOTORS CARS EVER TO BE PRODUCED!!! AND SHE IS A BEAUTY AND WITH NO
RUST EVER, AND I MEAN NO RUST EVER!!!! She has had one repaint (THE PAINT
IS DROP DEAD GORGEOUS)!! !! (SHE IS AS STRAIGHT AS AN ARROW) and still
sports her ORIGINAL INTERIOR, NOT A REDONE INTERIOR, ITS ORIGINAL
INTERIOR!! The chrome and stainless on this magnificent car is really
SPECTACULAR!! She has Power Steering and Power Brakes for ease of driving
and she has all 4 of her perfect original hubcaps!! The 370 Cu In Pontiac
FI motor is backed up to its original 4 spd. HYDRA MATIC transmission! She
is missing (NOTHING AT ALL) from all of the correct original FUEL INJECTION
PARTS to her correct Exhaust tips!!!
She lacks nothing accept a new home in some ones very special collection,
or at home in your garage!! Or perhaps for a SPECIAL NIGHT OUT ON THE TOWN
IN A CAR THAT (ONLY YOU) WILL HAVE AT ANY CAR SHOW YOU CHOOSE TO PULL
INTO!!! AND THIS I PUT IN STONE!!! You WILL NEVER FIND THE CHANCE TO OWN
SUCH A FIND AGAIN!!! If you are a serious Pontiac collector, or for that
matter just a car nut and want something in a car that is truly TIMELESS,
BREATHTAKING, AND BEAUTIFUL in D ESIGN!! Then this 58 FI Bonneville is a
must have car!!! SHE IS TRULY A MASTER OF ENGINEERING DESIGN!! BEAUTY IS
MORE THAN JUST SKIN DEEP AFTER ALL!!
Give Tom a Call Today this will not last
1966 Pontiac Catalina Convertible - Stock #5916 - Gateway Classic Cars St. Louis
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.
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Rare 1957 Pontiac Bonneville Convertible Fuel-Injected 347 V8 315HP
I thought you'd like a look at this extremely rare 1957 Pontiac Bonneville
Convertible. 1957 was the first year for the Bonneville and it was only
offered as a convertible. When it was introduced, the Bonneville was the
fastest Pontiac ever produced. This Bonneville is number 116 of the only
630 produced in 1957. This is probably the finest restored example ever
offered for sale. It has been treated to a correct frame-off/rotisserie
restoration. Every part of this car is 100% factory correct and numbers
matching. Every component was restored to as new or better condition. Most
of the chrome was NOS and it all, the interior and exterior was show chrome
plated. The Bonneville is painted in Kenya Ivory with a Tartan red
interior. Boasts a fuel injected 347 300+hp( approximately 315 HP) V8,
Hydra-Matic automatic transmission, Wonderbar AM radio, a deluxe ivory
steering wheel, a padded dash, a clock, cowl vent, chrome wheel discs, and
whitewall tires. It has the total power group including a power-operated
convertible top, a power antenna, power steering, power brakes, power
windows, and an eight-way power-operated seat. This Bonneville was judged
396 out of 400 at the Pontiac Oakland Club Nationals and has been awarded
in every show it's been shown at. The 1957 Bonneville is a very rare car.
This Bonneville is one of the best of its kind in the world - it is
pristine museum quality. Thanks for taking a look!
Filmed at Gateway Classic Cars in Fairmont City, IL (Just outside St.
The background music track is Whiskey on the Mississippi by Kevin MacLeod.
Available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.
Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Kit, Organ, EP
With a jumping bass and off-beat syncopation, this is straight from
Memphis' Beale Street. The Hammond organ and electric guitar play together
as longtime friends, while the melody changes hands from guitar to organ to
electric piano. 011
Bouncy, Grooving 2010