Car Spot: 1973 Pontiac Catalina

A trunk big enough to sleep five … Big cars were still in when the Pontiac Catalina left the showroom. It rode on a massage 123-inch wheelbase and had enough room inside to seat a large family. At around 38 hundred bucks, the Catalina sedan was the least expensive big Pontiac, but it still came … Continue reading Car Spot: 1973 Pontiac Catalina

Car Spot: 1950 Pontiac

A rolling time capsule Every classic car has a story and Gary Sipiorski of Green Bay is a great example. He is the owner of this 1950 Pontiac, Sky Blue over Cream with a Silver Streak 8 engine. 72 years old and all original. Click here to listen to the conversation I had with him … Continue reading Car Spot: 1950 Pontiac

Diecast: Auto World 1961 Pontiac Catalina Hardtop

1:18 scale Catalina a long, lean hot rod … Ah, the Catalina. The name alone seemed exotic and somehow a bit sexy in the 1960s. But that was during a time when cars had names that stirred imaginations and were not just known by a collection of numbers or letters. Pontiac was rife with great … Continue reading Diecast: Auto World 1961 Pontiac Catalina Hardtop

Die-cast: NEO 1970 Pontiac GTO, The Judge

The Judge was Pontiac’s ultimate torque master … By 1970 the muscle car craze had reached its peak and the Big 3 were mining niches in the muscle car vain with special models to maximize revenue These niche muscle machines were aimed directly at the most extreme torque-loving buyers. Into this world came Pontiac’s 1970 … Continue reading Die-cast: NEO 1970 Pontiac GTO, The Judge

Die-cast: NEO 1966 Pontiac GTO Convertible

Pontiac GTO Convertible = crisp, muscular model … Those of us of a certain age used to worship (or close to it) muscle cars in the 1960s, and many credit Pontiac with launching the idea of a muscular mid-size car that the masses could afford. Pontiac’s first was the 1964 Tempest with the GTO package … Continue reading Die-cast: NEO 1966 Pontiac GTO Convertible

Pontiac GTO sweet sounds

Songs about the GTO I love cars! I love music about cars too which might be the reason I like the Pontiac GTO so much. Overall there are over 15 songs about this car mostly in 1964, the first year the GTO was built. Songs range from Little GTO by Ronny and the Daytonas, to … Continue reading Pontiac GTO sweet sounds

Promo model: Pontiac Firebird

The Pony Car market was red hot in 1967. After seeing what Ford had in the Mustang introduced three years before, the other manufactures jumped into the game big time. General Motors had two entries in the game, the Chevy Camaro and Pontiac Firebird which shared the same F-body platforms. There were differences between the … Continue reading Promo model: Pontiac Firebird

Promo model: 1958 Pontiac Bonneville

I always like Pontiacs, maybe because one of my grandfathers owned a dealership. Even though I was just a kid, I remember going to visit and there was always something new in the driveway. This model though comes from my wires side of the family as they bought one in 1958 and were given the … Continue reading Promo model: 1958 Pontiac Bonneville

Car Spot: 1969 Firebird Convertible

A better buy than its Camaro cousin? So which is better, the Camaro or the Firebird? You’d get great arguments for both of them. The owner of this 1969 Firebird convertible would certainly argue for his ride. This one is cherry and I’ve seen it here before at the golf course that I work at … Continue reading Car Spot: 1969 Firebird Convertible