Design Concepts: The 1971 Pontiac’s Nose Before It Got Tamed Down

(first posted 10/8/2012)    The 1971 Pontiac had a fairly ambitious front end, but like most production cars, was a watered-down version of what was contemplated in the design studios. Here’s a rendering of how the new-for ’71 Pontiacs might have looked, if this design would have been green-lighted. It’s in a treasure trove of design renderings at glenh’s flicker page. And it looks like the same designer had an even wilder version for another pre-bumper regs in mind: