Barris becomes master of 'I Dream of Jeannie' car
The first time Gary Pietraniec went "Goat" hunting, the Dearborn Heights, Mich., resident opted for a 1968 Pontiac GTO. For his latest Goat, he went back a bit further, landing a 1966 hardtop that has clearly fit the bill nicely as a nearly original muscle machine that makes for a dandy weekend driver.
New museum’s opening is planned for July 21-24, 2011, in Pontiac, Ill.
Best and worst autos at the April 7-10, 2011, Food Lion AutoFair at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
It really doesn’t take much examination to realize Paul Craddock's 1958 Pontiac Chieftain is not your ordinary 1950s hobby car. With a paltry 2,549 miles on its odometer, the Starmist Silver sedan is certainly one of the lowest-mileage 1950s Pontiacs in the country, and it may well be the most authentic Chieftain in existence.
Almost 48 years after he bought it, Chuck Richardson is still driving his rare 1957 Pontiac Bonneville — rare because it was one of only 630 built for the model's first year. And unusual because the cars only came as fuel-injected convertibles.
As a self-professed Pontiac Grand Prix nut, Chris Neumaier always told himself that if the opportunity ever came up to own an SSJ — a flashy Hurst-outfitted Grand Prix from the early 1970s — he wouldn’t pass up his chance.
"They’re kind of the ‘Holy Grail’ of Grand Prix cars," said Neumaier. "This...
Spring sale to feature five from the '60s-era
Certainly, as 1957 Pontiacs go, it would be hard to find one much more unique than Dennis Statz's eye-popping Star Chief ambulance. Not only is the car big and beautiful, it is a very low-mileage survivor, with a meager 13,500 ticks showing on the speedometer. The car started out life as a Star Chief...
Fairfield County Concours d’Elegance went on the search for the oldest Pontiacs, and found them.