Passed this 1962 Pontiac Bonnevillea few weeks ago in Fonthill, Ontario. It’s obviously been around — on the front is an Alberta license plate, while the space on the back bumper is occupied by an Arizona Historical Vehicle tag. Looks like it’s also made a pass through a paint booth at some point, as that sure isn’t a 1962 Pontiac factory color. It’s very close to a 1
This Pontiac Grand LeMans, c1979, was produced during Pontiac’s revolving-door model name period, which saw the LeMans, Bonneville, and Parisienne names — with and without the “Grand” modifiers — get attached to a number of different cars. This two-toned example was seen last summer in North Tonawanda.Jim Corbran, RRofWNYGot a RealRide you'd like to see featured here?
The nameplate game was in full swing when this 1970 Pontiac Executive was new. Pontiac was struggling to find itself, juggling model names, seemingly without a master plan. In 1961, full-size Pontiac model names ran thusly (bottom-to-top): Catalina, Ventura, Star Chief, and Bonneville; Ventura was dropped after 1961; then Grand Prix was added at the top in 1962; in 1966 the 2+2 and Star Chief Exec