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Pontiac distinguished itself from other GM brands. Not only did it create the GTO, Firebird, Trans Am, and Bonneville, but the company's dedicated staff designed, developed, and built some of the most audacious and progressive experimental and concept cars. The management, engineers, and designers had a bold and distinct vision for Pontiac, and these cars were infused with their unique passion and vision. With a keen eye on the future, Pontiac created ground-breaking designs to show its customers what was possible.

This book gives you a comprehensive perspective of these landmark cars in the history of automotive design. Don Keefe, Pontiac historian and former editor of Smoke Signals, takes you on a fascination tour of Pontiac's automotive visions and wildest creations. Some of the cars never went beyond the experimental stage; others became prototypes. You learn the inside story on the design, modeling, and fabrication processes. And you are shown an automotive future that could have been, and the cars that became history.

These fascination and innovative Pontiacs from 1939 to 2006 are examined in exquisite detail. Pontiac fans, as well as auto history buffs, will enjoy reading and learning about these cars as well as Pontiac's Project X car program. Buy now to own the book that authoritatively and comprehensively covers the remarkable and influential Pontiac prototypes of the past.

Cars include 1939-1940 Plexiglass, Motorama cars, 1953 Parisienne, 1954 Bonneville Specials, 1954 Strato Streak, 1955 Strato Star, 1955 GMC L'Universelle, 1956 Club de Mer, 1959 X-400, 1959 Pink Lady Bonneville convertible, 1960 Polaris, 1960 Bonneville X-400 Convertible, 1960 Bunkie Knudsen Bonneville, 1961-1962 Tempest Mone Carlo, 1961-1962 XP-758 Scorpion, 1962 X-400 Grand Prix, 1963 Mahani, 1963 LeMans Nichels/Goldsmith, 1963-1964 X-400, 1964 GTO Flamme, 1964 Banshee, 1966 XP-798, 1966 Grand Corniche, 1968-1969 Firebird of Tomorrow/Fiero, 1969 Grand Prix, 1969-1970 Cirrus, 1969 SE 101 Steam Grand Prix, 1971 Firebird Pegasus, 1973 Super Duty GTO, 1973-1979 Banshee, 1973 Grand Am Station Wagon, 1973 Formula X Program, 1975 Experimental Grand Prix, 1975 Lightweight Phoenix, 1977-1979 Trans Am Type K, 1977 Phantom, 1978-1980 Grand Am Sport Pickup, 1984 Fiero, 1986 (basis for 1990) Trans Sport, 1987 Pursuit, 1988 GTO, 1991 ProtoSport 4, 1992 Salsa, 1995 Grand Prix GPX Mule, 2001 Rev, 2003 G6, 2004 LS7 GTO, 2001-2002 Trans Am Convertible, 2006 Supercharged LSX Solstice.
Don Keefe
"Pontiac Concept & Show Cars" by Don Keefe
10.00 x 10.00 x 0.60 inches
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The list below only indicates some of the concepts similar production cars; many concept cars are too dissimilar to any production car to be on my list, so see the table of contents image for a full list of covered vehicles.
1939-1940 Pontiac Deluxe Series 26
1940 Pontiac Torpedo Series 29
1953 Pontiac Chieftain Deluxe
1959-1963 Pontiac Bonneville
1961-1962 Pontiac Tempest
1962-1969 Pontiac Grand Prix
1963-1973 Pontiac LeMans
1964-1973 Pontiac GTO
1968-1971 Pontiac Firebird
1971 Pontiac Firebird Esprit
1971 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am
1971-1973 Pontiac Firebird Formula
1973 Pontiac Grand Am
1973 Pontiac Ventura
1975 Pontiac Grand Prix SJ Coupe 2-Door
1977-1979 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am Coupe 2-Door
1978-1980 Pontiac Grand Am Coupe 2-Door
1984 Pontiac Fiero Coupe 2-Door
1984 Pontiac Fiero SE Coupe 2-Door
1984 Pontiac Fiero Sport Coupe 2-Door
1988 Pontiac Firebird Coupe 2-Door
1990 Pontiac Trans Sport Mini Passenger Van 3-Door
1995 Pontiac Grand Prix GT Sedan 4-Door
2001-2002 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am Convertible 2-Door
2004 Pontiac GTO Coupe 2-Door
2006 Pontiac Solstice Convertible 2-Door