Pontiac manufactured the second-generation GTO muscle car from until During its four-year production run, the GTO was available as a two-door convertible, hardtop, and a coupe. The GTO was either powered by a cubic-inch, 6. Depending on the engine choice selected, the GTO came equipped with either a three-speed manual, a four-speed manual, or a three-speed automatic transmission. This particular Pontiac GTO convertible currently for sale at Carolina Muscle Cars in Apex, North Carolina is a complete frame off restoration vehicle with 24, miles on the odometer. This GTO 'Vert is powered by a cubic-inch, 6. The engine is bolted to an optional four-speed manual transmission and sends power exclusively to the rear wheels.
Who Are You To Judge This Restored 1969 Pontiac GTO?
This Pontiac GTO Convertible Is A Beautiful Looking Beast
The orange vehicle depicted above is one reason that Pontiac no longer exists. That is the Aztek, a crossover SUV based on a concept vehicle that was actually sort of cool. To make that concept a production reality, though, required using a minivan platform, which forced design compromises, which in turn created the plasti-cladded monstrosity shown here. In many ways, the Aztek is a portrait of everything wrong at General Motors before it finally went bankrupt in Over the years, too many compromises designed to appease too many people ultimately produced too many vehicles that nobody wanted to buy. Conceptually, the Aztek was brilliant, right down to its optional camping tent. It totally fell apart in terms of execution.
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When GM redesigned its intermediates for , no division had a tougher muscle car act to follow than Pontiac. But talent rose to the challenge, and the Pontiac GTO emerged as a brilliant blend of beauty and brawn. It sustained the styling leadership of the series, and its performance remained competitive against ever-tougher rivals. Best of all, its aura was intact.
As evidence that muscle cars can reflect cultural tastes of the time, you need look no further than an all-original horsepower Ram Air-powered V8 Judge. Any vehicle with a inch rear wing deserves attention. Especially this one.