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    1939 Pontiac Ghost Car commands $308,000 at auction
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    For the 1939 World's Fair, Pontiac built a Deluxe Six bodied in Plexiglass. Part of the Previews of Progress pavilion in which General Motors' Futurama showed off what was to come in the world of autos, the 'invisible' Pontiac is credited as the first transparent car in America. And there were no ...

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    Video: Lutz dishes dirt on GM in latest Autoline Detroit
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    Autoline Detroit recently played host to Bob Lutz, and, as is always the case, the former General Motors vice chairman dished out some great commentary. Lutz was promoting his new book Car Guys vs. Bean Counters: The Battle for the Soul of American Business, and talk quickly turned to his role ...

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    Transparent 1939 Pontiac hitting the auction block in July
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    It's a car you can't really drive, but RM Auctions expects that a 1939 Pontiac with a Plexiglas body will go for anywhere between $275,000 to $475,000 at the St. John's auction that's being held as part of the Concours d'Elegance of America in Plymouth, MI this July. The Pontiac was built for the ...

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    Video: 1965 Pontiac GTO does donuts, helps sell boxers [w/bonus boxer puppies]
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    We love ourselves some vintage muscle cars, and none more so than the one that started it all: the Pontiac GTO. It's 389-cubic-inch V8 engine burbling underhood, its paper-thin bias-ply tires at all four corners and its complete lack of any kind of safety equipment mean the old Goat is nothing ...

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    Report: GM failing to keep Hummer, Pontiac and Saturn buyers in the fold
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    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that General Motors has been unable to hold onto the loyalty of new car shoppers who formerly owned vehicles from one of the automakers now-defunct brands. Hummer, Pontiac and Saturn owners are now turning outside of the GM family for their new ...

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    Video: Red Bull drifts through downtown Atlanta
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    According to the company's slogan, Red Bull is supposed to give you wings. Apparently, all it gives Rhys Millen and Ryan Tuerck is smoke... tire smoke that is, and lots of it. The two drivers – Millen in his Hyundai Genesis Coupe and Tuerck in his Pontiac Solstice Coupe (may it rest in ...

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    Online Find of the Day: 1988 Italdesign Aztec
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    Before Pontiac unleashed the vile Aztek on the world, there was another, weirder car that bore the name. In 1988, Italdesign introduced the Aztec, a two-seat roadster that made extremely limited production and carried a $750,000 price tag when new. Sporting a twin-pod cockpit-style interior and ...

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    Study: Pontiac drivers mainly sticking with GM
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    2009 Pontiac G8 GXP – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Of the 57,641 Pontiac owners who bought a new car in 2010, 53.3 percent of them stuck with a product from General Motors, according to a survey by RL Polk & Co. The hard numbers: 33.5 percent of Pontiac customers chose a ...

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    Video: 1987 Pontiac Fiero GT looks like a Ferrari, helps you steal your neighbor's wife
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    1987 Pontiac Fiero GT gets girls, confounds 80's bullies – Click above to watch video after the jump
    The Pontiac Fiero was produced from 1984 through 1988 and the "fired-up" GT version was introduced in 1985. Just one year before the car's demise, Pontiac slightly updated the Fiero front ...

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    Barrett-Jackson 2011: First and last 2010 Pontiac Solstice on the block *UPDATE: W/Video
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    First and last 2010 Pontiac Solstice at Barrett-Jackson 2011 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    A great cry of weeping and teeth-gnashing could be heard around the globe after General Motors decided to put an end to the Pontiac brand a few years back. Of course, that also means the ...

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    Pontiac still a hotter Google keyword than Buick?
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    Pontiac may be dead, phased out by parent company General Motors in the wake of its financial collapse, but you wouldn't know it from searching these interwebs. According to search trends tracked by BringPontiacBack.org, more people are still searching for Pontiac on Google than they are for ...

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    G8 redux? Chevy comeback rumored for Holden Commodore
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    Holden VE Series II Commodore - Click above for high-res image gallery
    A fountain of tears was shed when the Pontiac G8 sedans bit the dust along with their parent brand. The Poncho-fied Holden Commodore was one of our favorite rides - particularly in its delicious, LS3-powered GXP guise with a ...

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    Finally Official: Pontiac is dead
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    2009 Pontiac Solstice Coupe GXP – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Pontiac has been dead for some time now, at least from a manufacturing point of view. The Vibe was the last vehicle to roll of a Pontiac assembly line, marking the end of new car production for the brand in August of ...

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    HPP teases Firebird, Camaro customs for SEMA
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    HPP Trans-Am – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We've seen companies attempt to turn the Chevrolet Camaro into a Pontiac Trans-Am, but the results are often mixed at best. Heide Performance Products, a customizing company out of Madison Heights, MI, is looking to change that. Is it ...

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    Pontiac Trans Am leads '70s resurgence at Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas
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    This article originally appeared on SPEED.com and is republished with permission. Check your local listings for SPEEDtv's live coverage of Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas, which continues today from 4PM–11PM EST and Saturday from 2PM –9:30PM EST.

    Pontiac Trans Am at Barrett-Jackson Las ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: 1964 Pontiac XP833 Banshee Concept
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    1964 Pontiac XP833 Banshee Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    You never know what you're going to find on eBay. The auction house of the interwebs routinely plays host to metal both obscure and unique – two categories the vehicle you see above satisfies without question. ...

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    FireBreather now available from Classic Design Concepts
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    Classic Design Concepts Firebreather – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Good news, Poncho fans: the Classic Design Concepts Firebreather is officially on sale. If you were one of the many souls whose minds immediately leapt to thoughts of a resurrected Firebird when GM first ...

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    Pontiac Sunbird racing lobster boat warps our fragile little minds
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    It's been said that any time two individuals are headed to the same location at the same time, a race is likely to ensue. If you need proof, look no further than Maine's lobster boat races. What began as a friendly tradition among returning fisherman has evolved into the NASCAR of the seas ...

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    Legendary Pontiac ad-man Jim Wangers selling off his collection
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    Jim Wangers' 1969 Pontiac GTO Judge – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Got a hankering for a new Pontiac? Well, we've got bad news, then... you can't get one. But today we can offer up something even better: a new-to-you classic Pontiac GTO, Firebird, Trans Am, or even a Holden ...

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    NUMMI Goes Numb: Last vehicle rolls off the line at storied CA joint-venture plant
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    This morning saw the very last car roll off of the NUMMI assembly line. At 9:40 a.m., a red Toyota Corolla drove off under the watchful eyes of workers, white-collars and union leaders. Toyota and General Motors have been cranking out cars and trucks at the facility since 1984, but GM backed out ...

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