CC Outtake: ’67 GP – In Aqua, Yet!

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I was stopped at a stop sign a couple of weeks ago when I noticed what appeared to be a late-’60s full-size Pontiac sitting in a driveway across the railroad tracks. I was driving my mother’s car and thus had no camera, but I did make a mental note to go back and get a picture. When I first spotted it (from a couple of hundred yards away), I thought it was probably a ’68 Bonneville. As it turned out, I was in the ballpark–but it wasn’t a Bonnie.

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It was a particularly nice afternoon last Sunday, so I decided to go for a drive–and eventually found myself back near that Pontiac. By now, you Poncho aficionados undoubtedly have noticed it’s a Grand Prix, one of 37,125 GP hardtops built that year, and looking particularly fetching in aqua with a black top. It appeared to be pretty solid too, though it looks like it hasn’t been driven in a while. I regret that I wasn’t able to get a shot of the nose, as the ’67 GP front-end styling was the best of that year’s big Pontiacs. A convertible would have been an even cooler find (only 5,856 were built in the GP drop-top’s only year), but I was perfectly happy finding this hardtop. And I found an even more amazing car that very day–indeed, it may well be my CC Find Of The Year. But you’ll just have to stay tuned for that one…

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