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Nice!! — Wish it was a manual transmission and had air conditioning. We are going to add vintage air to it in the next couple of months. These cars usually only get driven in the hot summer months. So can't wait for the summer. This is the first summer for this car.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: 455 auto, no rust

Cons: nothing yet

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Pontiac Pure Muscle — My first car I bought out of high school in 1986. Absolutely a blast to drive. And talk about fast! Its a beast! Don't mind turning on the radio. You couldn't hear it anyway! My baby has seen her better days. Future plans include a total restoration and time spent doing it with my son. Nothing would make me any happier!

Pros: Fast, fast, fast. A real head turner.

Cons: Deff sucks GAS! about 4 mpg!

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Its All Attitude Its Not Your Grand Ma's Car — It has drum brakes that are not booster powered and the clutch is stiff but when you come off that clutch hang on its a blast to drive its accelerates hard and stops slow but turs heads like no other an its in yellow ureathane primer lol the gas mileage isn something i want to calculate cause it dosent matter thae interior is rough to say th least buts she is all GTO its a 400 with forged pistons 72cc heads a high lift cam that hits a hard lick through 3in pipes i love it

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: all out hot rod

Cons: no such thing

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1970 Gto — Has a built Chevy 454 stroked to 468. Put down a modest 550hp N/A. Typical ETA low 9s. Wish it was still street legal, though. Great track car. It Looks amazing and embodies the entire American muscle time period.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Raw speed

Cons: Not street legal

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Sweeettt — Mine is actually a red convertable. Again, i have never driven it. We are currently in need of a new exhaust, which presently has a hole in it and can be heard from a mile away. The trim could use an update and it needs new paint but it still looks friggin awsome.

Pros: Speedy, attractive

Cons: loud

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A Classic — Have owned this convertible since Oct 2006.... brought it over from Nebraska.. with 71k original miles (I think).. Its 4-speed, A/C, convertible (rare combo), and all original numbers matching. I don't think the engine has ever been apart.

Pros: Classic

Cons: Nothing

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Classic American Power — Everything....Fast, classic and loud. I love this car because it is a piece of history and everybody wants to look at it. The car is very fast and loud and I just love driving it. The body is in perfect condition and almost everything has been rebuilt. The engine is brand new and has been completely done up.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: fast, looks amazing, piece of American muscle car history, value only rises on this vehicle

Cons: can't think of any

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An Awesome Car That I Dont Ever Want To Give Up — Performance: Great get up and go off the line. Has a large engine that can really give a good kick early and will go the long haul. Handles like a dream on most days. Great for riding curves or running fast and straight. Build: For being 40 years old she has held up well. She needs more repairs on the body and the engine. But the engine is not originial anyways. Appearance: The interior is mainly original. The seats have been replaced with cloth covering versus the original leather like material. The exterior needs a paint job but still looks good enough for a few years before absolutely needing it. Cost: Gas is ate up to the point where it is a great cost. Maintenance right now costs a lot, but gas is the biggest. Fun Factor: A classic car is always fun to drive. This is no different.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Fast, cool, good looking

Cons: Maintenance and up keep

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stock 455 4 speed, demon carb, stock exhaust manifolds, duals w/ flow masters. the 4 speed makes it so much more car than automatics.
vs1970 Dodge Challenger
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Power Ranked 1970 Dodge Challenger worse.
"stock to stock the 455 ram air 4 produced a much more brutal launch and had power every gear"
Would Buy Ranked 1970 Dodge Challenger worse.
"well I had them both and the general motors car was just more solid, in my opinion"
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Currently own one, bought it new off the dealer lot, green, 2dr hdtp, 455HO, 4spd, buckets and console, 12 bolt rear and full channel frame like a convertible. Came with 455 decals on hood scoops and trunk but very few options (am radio). Car handles and rides well at speed even with 4 passengers. Car is very quick with the addition of the larger version of the quadra-jet and ram-air exhaust manifolds. Car is a beast but not as relaxing to drive as the 64 Le Mans. 14mpg
vs1964 Pontiac Le Mans
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Power Ranked 1964 Pontiac Le Mans worse.
"Cubic inches, 455 vs 326, big 4bbl carb vs 2bbl, ram air III exhaust manifolds, dual 2 1/2 exhausts, 10.25 compression ratio."
Handling Ranked 1964 Pontiac Le Mans worse.
"Big front and rear stabilizers bars, with nylon front stabilizer bushings on the GTO. The heavy duty GTO shocks were the standard duty Olds 442 shocks (same part number) so it was an easy upgrade to install the heavy duty olds shocks. By 1970 Pontiac was also trying to civilize the GTO. It also had bigger and better tires."
Looks/Style Ranked 1964 Pontiac Le Mans better.
"The looks that the Le Mans got with the top down."
Front Seats Ranked 1964 Pontiac Le Mans better.
"The whole driving position seemed better. You sat up higher in the 64 and looked out at the road rather than over the dash. Never could seem to find a comfortable position in the 70, the throw to 3rd is too long and moving the seat forward crunches you to much toward the pedals."
Back Seats Ranked 1964 Pontiac Le Mans better.
"My parents didnt complain about sitting in the back seat of the Le Mans. Entry and exit was difficult in the GTO. You fell into them and crawled out of them."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 1964 Pontiac Le Mans better.
"When I moved into an apartment for college, my dresser and desk easily slid into the trunk of the Le Mans The same furniture was a fight to get into the trunk of the GTO when I moved to a house."
Family Car Ranked 1964 Pontiac Le Mans better.
"Ease of exit and entry to the rear seat. My parents (the Buick Electra people) liked the back seat of the Le Mans but hated riding in the GTO. The trunk also seemed to have more useable room and was easier to load and unload."
Value Ranked 1964 Pontiac Le Mans worse.
"THE 70 GTO rides and handles better at speed and gets better gas mileage. Give me my 64 Le Mans back and maybe my memories of 50 years ago can be jogged."
Would Buy Ranked 1964 Pontiac Le Mans better.
"I would buy the Le Mans with the GTO option."
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2006 Pontiac GTO Reviews

An Awesome Sleeper. By vw1610

The GTO is a great car for the price. The first mods that need to be done are the radius rod bushings and a single piece aluminum driveshaft. After those must have upgrades I would recommend a set of ... Read More

Exactly What I Wanted By barrettgr

You have to know what you are in for with this car. Fast and fun to drive. Don't plan too many family trips though. Can't wait to get it on the track and have some real fun. Only a few modes but that ... Read More

2005 Pontiac GTO Reviews

Gto Bobcat 455 Slp 2 By GeorgeMontes

i love this car all around, i guess i want a new car a car that i have always wanted the shelby cobra or 1952 corvette. i dont like that its a bit common. But i think i am underestimating it. Read More

Awesome Care By SandraGTO

I love my car. Nicknamed "Land Rocket". Impressive, but also a sleeper. Not many know the power behind this vehicle :) I do! The color is awesome too. Doesn't like snow, too much power and weig... Read More

2004 Pontiac GTO Reviews

Big Fun On A Budget! Fast, Competent, And Comfortable. Who Cares That It Looks Like A Big Toyota? By skygazer

I got this car new off the dealer's lot where it had been sitting for a year. I didn't go looking for a yellow car, but for 25% off the sticker, I'm glad I got one. Aside from the color, the car is ... Read More

Built Like A Tank, Runs Like A Race Car, Handles Like A Sports Car By Tennesseemacman

Probably will be the best GTO ever after a few more years have passed. Novices need to exercise care in driving this car. The power to weight ratio is incredible. The handling on mountain roads is out... Read More

1974 Pontiac GTO Reviews

1974 Gto By Shaun

My car is a well built ot mid seventies muscle car. It have a 350 a four speed 3.08 rearend gears. It is not a fast car at moment but workin on that. either lower rearend gears or put other tranny b... Read More

Best An Coolest Car Ever By Anders

The car is a super hot car with every possible feature in the right place! Driving it is beautifull and when you put the pedal to the metal it gives a frightening roar before it shoots of with a fanta... Read More

1973 Pontiac GTO Reviews

Rare Head-turner By 73lemansguy

The 1973 Lemans and GTO had controversial and rather unique styling; you either loved it or hated it. Heavy sculpting, retro 1940's fender lines, and massive bumpers complicated styling. Muscle car ... Read More

A Must Have By Cecil

even tho my car is as old as it is it still runs like a dream. still has all the power it came wit off the showroom floor. right now it dont look the best but im workin on that Read More

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