Pontiac Barn Finds

Solid Body: 1966 Pontiac Bonneville Hearse

It is a sad irony that while Pontiac as a manufacturer is long dead and buried, the company that converted this Bonneville into a hearse/ambulance is still very much alive and kicking. The vehicle is largely complete, and many… more»

400/4-Speed: 1979 Pontiac Trans Am

As the 1970s were drawing to a close, the muscle car era must have seemed like a dim memory for many people. However, Pontiac was doing all that it could to keep the memory alive, and while the ’79… more»

47k Original Miles: 1976 Pontiac Trans Am

It would be difficult to imagine how hard it must be for someone to purchase their dream car brand new, and then one day find that a cruel twist of fate means that they can no longer drive their… more»

Great First Project: 1978 Pontiac Trans Am

The owner of this 1978 Pontiac Trans Am admits that it is no show car, but that it is a solid example that can be driven and enjoyed immediately. There will be some work to do if the next… more»

READER AD: 1962 Pontiac Grand Prix Tri-Power

What Makes It Special? I’m the second owner of this “Special Ordered” 1962 Pontiac Grand Prix. It is documented with PHS information. It has the factory original Tri-Power 389 cid V8, which was rebuilt, with factory air cleaner, 4-speed… more»

Simple Project: 1964 Pontiac Bonneville

When a car is in excess of 18′ long, it could never really be called small, and that is the case with this 1964 Pontiac Bonneville. It isn’t a small car by any means, but it is a big… more»

Inexpensive American Muscle: 1977 Pontiac Trans Am

There is something ever so slightly enticing about this 1977 Pontiac Trans Am. Whether it is the $5,000 asking price, the decent condition of the car and its aged, possibly repainted Sterling Silver paint, it has a tough look…. more»

Satisfying Restoration Project: 1979 Pontiac Firebird Formula

Reading the listing for this 1979 Firebird Formula, I get the impression that it might be one of those restoration projects that has stalled in the very early stages. It looks pretty crusty and sad, but it does appear… more»

7,800 Original Miles: 1976 Pontiac Trans Am

This 1976 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am comes with extensive documentation that supports its one-family ownership history and 7,800 original miles. The Trans Am certainly appears from the outside to be a survivor worthy of the $34,995 OBO asking price… more»

Nicely Optioned: 1978 Pontiac Firebird Formula

The original owner of this 1978 Pontiac Firebird Formula took his checkbook in one hand (it was the 1970s), the order form in the other, and ordered himself what he believed to be his perfect car. The result is… more»

Original Paint: 1967 Pontiac GTO Convertible

This 1967 Pontiac GTO Convertible is claimed to be a complete and original survivor that has 58,000 original miles on the odometer. The next owner could choose to subject the car to a repaint or to leave it as… more»

Factory 441/4-Speed: 1966 Pontiac Catalina 2+2

Growing up in Australia meant missing out on cars like this Pontiac Catalina 2+2, and I can’t help but feel more than a bit ripped off by that. I’ve talked in the past about cars with “wow factor,” or… more»

1-of-8: 1978 Pontiac Macho T/A Turbo

One of the most surprising aspects of the Macho T/A story is not really the low build numbers, but how many of these have survived the years since. Of the 204 cars that were built in 1978, it is… more»

Topless Screaming Chicken: 1980 Firebird Convertible

We see a lot of unusual cars here on Barn Finds.  Some are rare, some are desirable, and a few are the manifestations of situations where what was done seemed like a good idea at the time.  Take for… more»

Clean and Solid: 1977 Pontiac Astre Wagon

It can be very easy to dismiss volume selling cars from the 1970s, and not consider cars such as this 1977 Astre Wagon as potential classics. However, there are two factors to consider before any of us do that…. more»

Completely Original: 1964 Pontiac Grand Prix

One of the most difficult aspects of writing for Barn Finds is that you see cars come across the desks that you look at, and you just want to buy them. For me, that’s the case with this 1964… more»