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Old 4th August 2011, 15:25   #61
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Another Pontiac not featured here. In a private collection today and looks in good original nic.

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I think I see a Pontiac GTO (?) here - the third car in Neil Armstrong's parade, Oct 1969

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I think I see a Pontiac GTO (?) here - the third car in Neil Armstrong's parade, Oct 1969

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Super image, thanks! There used to be (what I think was) a GTO in Pune for years, was sold a few years back out of Pune. I've never seen another one locally.

I wonder if the Chevy convertible is the same Government car seen in these pictures (now in a Pune collection).

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Here is a link that shows how great the 1969 Pontiac Bonneville convertible was and still is, after 142,000 miles on its odo. It still touches 100 mph according to the owner, who has kept it since 1982.Those days it came with power steering, A.C. and power windows- A.C. was not common in convertibles in the US then and perhaps Pontiac was among the first few to offer this goodie.
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Compared to the other GM cousins, Pontiacs in India were somewhat few. I think Bombay state also had a Pontiac cabrio along with the Buick. Maybe Harit has some pictures of it to share.

There are still a fair amount surviving, here are some misc pictures taken from vairous threads on the forum itself.

This car I believe belongs to Syedna, leader of the Bohri community. Note the raised hood.

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A Catalina

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This 47/48 car I think stands at the Rambagh Palace, Jaipur.

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This car is part of the Dharmasthala collection.

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This smart car was spotted in Goa. Wonder what became of it.

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This 1940 (?) car was ex Bombay, then Delhi, and now I believe Bangalore.

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This immaculate car was advertised for sale on Tutu Dhawan's website.

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This saloon attended the Statesman in Calcutta, 2004.

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This saloon belongs to Nitin Dossa of the VCCCI

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This car attended the Statesman in Delhi this year.

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Hi Karlos,
Could you please throw some light on the brown car next to BMU 4867 in the picture. Curious to know what it is? Is it a Jag?
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Could you please throw some light on the brown car next to BMU 4867 in the picture. Curious to know what it is? Is it a Jag?
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That's a Dodge not a Jag
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Another real treat for Pontiac lovers- this one a pillar-less 1959 Pontiac Catalina, the cheapest Pontiac way back in 1959!
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/beyond...ml#post2510674 (Vintage Trivia)
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Another real treat for Pontiac lovers- this one a pillar-less 1959 Pontiac Catalina,...........
There was a 1959 Catalina in Mumbai, a station wagon. It had come from Delhi, fitted with Tata diesel engine and front axle. The windshield was replace to a three piece set up, it was offered for sale. Stood for 3 weeks outside our residence, was white. Ultimately they gave it off to a filmwalla, as far as I remember.

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This 1961 Pontiac Leurentine from Tutu Dhawan garage

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Hi,

This "Pontiac Silver Streak" was on display and apparently for sale (for the price of a house , or maybe i looked like someone who needed to be shooed away ) at National motors on Double road in Bangalore, the pictures were taken after obtaining permission from the folk at the place, I am not sure if it belongs to them or not.

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This "Pontiac Silver Streak" was on display and apparently for sale (for the price of a house , regards,
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I heard the price they are asking is Rs. 60 Lakhs
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I heard the price they are asking is Rs. 60 Lakhs
Is. That he price for al, the cars in that showroom
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This "Pontiac Silver Streak" was on display and apparently for sale (for the price of a house , or maybe i looked like someone who needed to be shooed away ) at National motors on Double road in Bangalore, the pictures were taken after obtaining permission from the folk at the place, I am not sure if it belongs to them or not.
I remember this car having appeared in some rally in Madras or Pondy recently.
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I heard the price they are asking is Rs. 60 Lakhs
So it has reached 6 million!! 6months back they were asking 2.5million for it.Hopefully the quote will reach 10 millon a year later since,it is unlikely to be sold at the present price
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hi guys the pontiac silver streak was an original car even the interior paint total the car was an beauty the car was owned by my close friend MR BAIJU from coimbatore he had purchased this beauty from gobichettypalayam thats 90 km from coimbatore it has never left coimbatore district till it was sold couple of years back i even have the photos but in postcard format
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