Celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2004, the Pontiac GTO is a true American automotive milestone. The 1964 GTO packaged several high-performance components-floor shift, performance suspension, 389 V-8 engine, quick steering, and dual exhaust. This book offers the inside story of the long and distinguished history of Pontiac's GTO on the streets and race tracks of America. Author and photographer Steve Statham traces the evolution of the GTO in its first decade, through all models including the Tri-powers, Ram Air models, Royal Bobcats, the Judge, and more.PreviousFord, in particular, had an astounding racing record in the 1960s, winning big in NASCAR, at Indy, at the 24 hours of Le Mans, and in the SCCAa#39;s Trans-Am series ... the company released high-performance engine parts for use in NASCAR racing, which spilled over into drag racing efforts ... The 1 960 Super Duty 389 came in at 348 horsepower or 363 horsepower, depending on equipment. ln late 1 96 1anbsp;...
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