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1961 Pontiac Ventura

1961 Pontiac Ventura, 389-348hp Tri-Power, 4 speed


 


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1966 Pontiac Grand Prix
1966 Pontiac Grand Prix, 421 - 376hp HO Tri Power





Hot Aug Nights Lewiston,ID
This was shot in 1999 at a car show in Idaho. There's an interview with the owner of a '61 Pontiac Ventura Super Duty.





Pontiac Nationals Norwalk Ohio - 2014
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Pure Stock Muscle Car Drags 2014
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Pontiacs for 1964
John DeLorean replaced Pete Estes as general manager, and he continued the same emphasis on performance that Bunkie Knudsen and Estes had begun. The big news for 1964 For 1964, the Tempest and LeMans' transaxle design was dropped and the cars were redesigned under GM's new A body platform; frame cars with a conventional front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout. The most important of these is the GTO, short for "Gran Turismo Omologato," the Italian for "Grand Touring, Homologated" used by Ferrari as a badge to announce a car's official qualification for racing. In spite of a GM unwritten edict against engines larger than 330 ci in intermediate cars, DeLorean (with support from Jim Wangers from Pontiac's ad agency), came up with the idea to offer the GTO as a dealer option package that included a 389 ci engine rated at 325 or 348 horsepower (260 kW). Source: Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pontiac





1962 Pontiac Catalina Super Duty 1 of 1
Rare all Aluminium 389 Dual Quad engine, built exclusively for Mickey Thompson. This is the only known running example. *SOLD!*





PONTIAC - stock Pontiac Super Duty 421v8/405hp vs stock Chevy 409v8/409hp on DYNO
WATCH THE VID TO SEE HOW CLOSE THEY Dyno TO THEIR FACTORY 405hp/409hp ratings. Growing up.....Pontiac/Oldsmobile old timers/EXPERTS who taught me most of what I know, often told me Chevy rated their horsepower in a more optimistic way than say Oldsmobile or Pontiac. I've even heard Pontiac rated/tested their engines in a 100 degree room, compared to Chevy in a 60 degree room. These Dyno results seem to reflect that some of what I heard was true. Both of these engines are great, but the results do seem to show that Pontiac was not rating their horsepower worrying if it would cause "songs to be written" about their engines .... like the great song "She's real fine my 409"--(Chevy).





Mecum Auction Presents - Lot # S117 1961 Pontiac Ventura
Arnie Beswick's 1961 "Passionate Poncho" Ventura still ranks as one of the most successful Pontiac factory-built racecars of all time. This Bristol Blue hardtop came from the factory as a 389/348 Tri-Power car with the Super Duty heads and camshaft shipped in the trunk. Once installed, the horsepower was raised to 363 horsepower, a number intentionally underrated by the factory. This is the car that Beswick drove to the '61 Daytona Winternationals and won with. Arnie went on to win a large number of Super Stock races throughout the country that season, solidifying his place as a major player in the Super Stock, A/FX and Funny Car wars of the 1960s. This car is an exceptional example of the breed, verified by Mr. Beswick himself. It is finished in the original race livery and is in its correct 1961 race configuration. Lot # 117 1961 Pontiac Ventura Super Duty 389 Arnie Beswick Superstock





1959 Pontiac Bonneville Safari Station Wagon
1959 Pontiac Safari Wagon. Beautiful frame up restoration on an original rust free car was completed about three years ago. Original 389 CID engine, Automatic Transmission. Beautful perfect paint: Jasmine Green with White top. Matching new Tri Color vinyl interior. All sheet metal, frame and floors are solid and rust free. The car starts, runs and drives perfectly. It is mechanically sound and can be driven anywhere. New Coker wide white radial tires.





Woodward Dream Cruise 2014
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1961 Pontiac Bonneville Bubbletop coupe for sale .MP4
1961 Pontiac Bonneville 2 Door 'Bubbletop' Coupe 389 V8 in rare 'Jadestone Green' with a stunning & matching Tri-Color interior with factory AC~PS & PB! Available now at West Coast Classics of Santa Monica, CA where rare & classic cars are bought & sold every sunny day here in southern California! www.WestCoastClassics.com





Driving a 1963 Pontiac Catalina 389 Tri Power 4 Speed
We test drive an original 1963 Pontiac Catalina 389 Tri-Power 4 speed.





1961 Pontiac Ventura www.TakeYourCarToAuction.com 847-774-4857
1961 Pontiac Ventura





1961 Pontiac Bonneville Hardtop Slvr
Beautiful car, with a 1962-63 replacement Pontiac racing engine. The ultimate in beauty and performance. Admittedly, not for someone who can't afford the fuel, but this car makes a real performance statement!





2015 NAIAS Detroit Auto Show
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