The Other Nomad: 1956 Pontiac Star Chief Safari

In 1955, General Motors came out with the “Sport Wagon” based on a 1954 Corvette show car. Most remember it as the 1955-57 Chevrolet Nomad, but Pontiac had a version they called the Safari. Both wagons were built for… more»

Spotless Interior: 1959 Pontiac Catalina Safari

Modern car interiors typically feature enough bells and whistles to ensure that most journeys are undertaken in total comfort. However, they lack the type of trim that imparts a sense of occasion for the occupants. That criticism can’t be… more»

Nomad’s Cousin: 1956 Pontiac Star Chief Safari

In 1955, Chevrolet introduced a new “sport wagon” known as the Bel Air Nomad. Though there was a lot of fanfare at the time, it didn’t equate to big sales numbers and the Nomad went away after 1957. Less… more»

400/4-Speed: 1967 Pontiac Executive Safari Station Wagon

Owning a classic Station Wagon often means accepting a compromise between practicality and performance. However, this 1967 Pontiac Executive Safari demonstrates that need not always be the case. It is a solid vehicle requiring a light cosmetic restoration to… more»

Bring A Drivetrain: 1963 Pontiac Parisienne Safari

The automotive world can be fascinating, and few vehicles better demonstrate that than this 1963 Pontiac Parisienne Safari Wagon. GM of Canada offered a unique variety of vehicles that utilized underpinnings from various General Motors marques. This one rolled… more»

2-Owner Original 1974 Pontiac Catalina Safari Station Wagon

Back in the mid-seventies, station wagons were still going strong in the marketplace long before the SUV and minivans became the preferred method for transporting your family around town or taking them on a far-away vacation.  But even though… more»

Nomad Alternative: Rare 1956 Pontiac Safari

Based on a 1954 concept car with Corvette styling, General Motors introduced the “Sport Wagon” in 1955. It was a 2-door station wagon that had a separate body from the regular wagons from the cowl back. Chevrolet called theirs… more»

BF Auction: 1963 Pontiac Catalina Safari

UPDATE – The seller has added more photos, which can be found in the gallery below. There is one certainty in life; If you leave a classic car exposed to the harsh Arizona sun, it will soon look baked…. more»

BF Auction: 1963 Pontiac Bonneville Safari

In the days of old, when American manufacturers still produced Station Wagons, most buyers chose them because of their practicality. However, a few weren’t thrilled with owning boring family transport, and companies like Pontiac catered to those who wanted… more»

No Reserve Diesel RV: 1994 Safari Sahara Edition

Old motorhomes are undoubtedly one of the riskier purchases you can make, especially for a vehicle you potentially intend to drive to the ends of the Earth. The risk grows larger the longer one of these behemoths is allowed… more»

16k Mile Beauty! 1973 Pontiac Catalina Safari

Sharp styling and factory 15 inch Rally II wheels lend a sporty appearance to this mostly-original wagon. The 1973 Pontiac Catalina Safari in New Baltimore, Michigan accumulated all of its 16,000 miles under the care of one owner, according… more»

Not a Nomad! 1956 Pontiac Safari

Today, the 1955-57 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad is a coveted automobile. The sport wagon only lasted three years, and production numbers were somewhat low, so Chevy didn’t continue with it in 1958. However, let’s not forget that Pontiac had… more»

Going on a Safari: 1962 Pontiac Tempest Wagon

Larry D. found this 1962 Pontiac Tempest Safari Station Wagon listed here on eBay. There are two days remaining in the auction and the car has a starting bid of $3,500 but no bids yet. The car is obviously… more»

1 of 1,294! 1957 Pontiac Star Chief Safari

Pontiac’s sporty two-door wagon hit the show rooms in 1955, General Motors’ practical application of 1954’s well-received Corvette Nomad show car. Named after an 18th-century Detroit-area Ottawa Chieftain, Pontiac leveraged the Native American theme, including the stylish “arrow” side… more»

Bonneville Twin! 1963 Pontiac Catalina Safari

Born a Catalina, this Pontiac took on Bonneville trim to match a previous owner’s other Bonneville. The 1963 Pontiac Catalina Safari in Kirkland, Washington may not have languished in a barn, but it’s too classy to pass up. The… more»

Long Roof Survivor: 1960 Pontiac Bonneville Custom Safari

I’m a softy for 1960 Pontiacs. My dad owned a ’60 Catalina “flat top” Vista, Uncle Peewee had a ’60 4-door Star Chief, and I even bought a ’60 Catalina Sports Coupe from my twin brother back in the… more»