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50 cars in 50 days, celebrating 50 years of Old Cars: Day Six

Old Cars wants to celebrate our 50-year anniversary by bringing you "50 cars in 50 days." Today we offer up a sweet 1957 Pontiac Bonneville convertible.
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Old Cars is turning 50.  In honor of 50 years of the privilege of bringing the old cars hobby to our valued and faithful readers, Old Cars will revisit 50 of our past featured cars in 50 days, to commemorate the half-century of Old Cars. Here's to fifty more years of Old Cars!

 DAY SIX: 1957 Pontiac Bonneville convertible

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Chuck Richardson’s fabulous 1957 Pontiac Bonneville had gone through three owners in six years and was looking for a fourth when Richardson

“I bought it right here in Spring Green (Wis.), at Richardson Spring Green — that was my dad,” said Richardson. “It came in as a trade at Christmas of ’62 and came on trade for another ’57 Pontiac — a black and white Star Chief. I put down $600 for an even trade.”

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That was in 1963. Richardson is still driving the rare Bonneville — rare because it was one of only 630 built for 1957. And the cars were unique, regardless of their production numbers, because they featured the “new” mechanical fuel-injection unit on a 347-cubic-inch V-8. Such cars are highly collectible these days, and prices often climb into six figures when the cars cross auction blocks.

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 To learn more about Richardson’s Bonneville <CLICK HERE>

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