grand prix 2+2

One Year Only: 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2

It is often said that racing improves the breed, and the move by Formula One to a hybrid drivetrain has seen the equivalent technology in road cars evolve at an unprecedented pace. Manufacturers will always seek what is commonly… more»

Nascar-Inspired 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix Aerocoupe 2+2

GM had a racing problem in the 1980’s: The sleeker, more aerodynamic Ford Thunderbird was beating the squared-off, not-so-aerodynamic boxy styling of GM’s Grand Prix and Monte Carlo on the Nascar racing circuit. Solution: The Aeroocoupe. A limited-edition attempt… more»

Homologation Special: 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2

Life in NASCAR is very much an action-reaction kind of existence.  To achieve what the bigwigs in Daytona call parity, rules are bent, massaged, and sometimes overlooked to make sure the show is a good one.  Take for example… more»

NASCAR Special: 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2

The desire to succeed in NASCAR competition drove Pontiac to produce the Grand Prix 2+2 in 1986. Only 1,225 examples were built, and it remained in production for a single model year. This example needs some cosmetic work, but… more»

Rare G-Body: 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2

General Motors’ G platform is a popular one among automotive enthusiasts, thanks to its front-engine, rear-drive layout and plenty of factory-ready performance vehicles using the platform. The company produced homologation special models for NASCAR competition using the G-body, creating… more»

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