Pontiac 1966

Tempest    
LeMans    
GTO    
Catalina    
2+2    
Grand Prix    
Ventura – new model  
Star Chief Executive – end of prod.  
Bonneville    
Bonneville Brougham – new model  

USA


Performance models: 2+2, GTO and Tempest 207 h.p.

Engines:
R6 cyl., ohc, 1-bbl, 230 cu.in., comp. 9.0:1, 165 h.p. (std on Tempest and LeMans)
R6 cyl., ohc, 4-bbl, 230 cu.in., comp. 10.5:1, 207 h.p. (opt on Tempest and LeMans)
V8 cyl., 2-bbl, 326 cu.in., comp. 9.2:1, 250 h.p. (opt on Tempest and LeMans)
V8 cyl., 4-bbl, 326 cu.in., comp. 10.5:1, 285 h.p. (opt on Tempest and LeMans)
V8 cyl., 4-bbl, 389 cu.in., comp. 10.75:1, 335 h.p. (std on GTO)
V8 cyl., 3x2-bbl, 389 cu.in., comp. 10.75:1, 360 h.p. (opt on GTO)
V8 cyl., 2-bbl, 389 cu.in., comp. 8.6:1, 256 h.p. (std on Catalina and Star Chief, opt on Bonneville and Grand Prix)
V8 cyl., 2-bbl, 389 cu.in., comp. 10.5:1, 290 h.p. (std on Catalina and Star Chief)
V8 cyl., 4-bbl, 389 cu.in., comp. 10.5:1, 325 h.p. (std Bonneville and Grand Prix, opt on Catalina and Star Chief)
V8 cyl., 4-bbl, 389 cu.in., comp. 10.5:1, 333 h.p. (std Bonneville and Grand Prix, opt on Catalina and Star Chief)
V8 cyl., 4-bbl, 421 cu.in., comp. 10.5:1, 338 h.p. (std on 2+2, opt on other models)
V8 cyl., 3x2-bbl, 421 cu.in., comp. 10.75:1, 356 h.p. (opt on all models)
V8 cyl., 3x2-bbl, 421 cu.in., comp. 10.75:1, 376 h.p. (opt on all models)

Nowy silnik sześciocylindrowy OHC o pojemności 230 cu. in.

 

Tempest

  wb: 115 in. R6 cyl.
1-bbl.
230 cu.in.
165 h.p.
R6 cyl.
4-bbl.
230 cu.in.
207 h.p.
V-8 cyl.
2-bbl.
326 cu.in.
250 h.p.
V8 cyl.
4-bbl.
326 cu.in.
285 h.p.
Sedan 4 Door Sedan std opt opt opt
Coupé 2 Door Coupé std opt opt opt
Custom Sedan 4 Door Sedan std opt opt opt
Custom Sports Coupé 2 Door Coupé std opt opt opt
Custom Hardtop 4 Door Hardtop std opt opt opt
Custom Hardtop 2 Door Hardtop std opt opt opt
Custom Convertible 2 Door Convertible std opt opt opt

 

Tempest Custom just goes to show that Wide-Track makers have a soft spot for people who want Pontiac's brand of styling, roadability, performance and prestige – and want it at a low, low price. Nice people, our Pontiac engineers. They put out this money-saving Tempest Custom without sacrificing any of the important ingredients, like comfort and performance. And they even give you a choice of power plants. Even though the standard engine is the new overhead cam six with 165 hp, you can order all the way up to 285-hp 326-cubic inch V-8, if you so desire.


Tempest Custom Hardtop


Tempest Custom 4-Door Hardtop


Tempest Custom Convertible


Tempest Sedan


Tempest Custom Sedan


Tempest Custom Sports Coupé


Tempest Sports Coupé

Forget everything you ever knew about sixes. Except that if you laid out enough Italian lire, you could get one that was bred to take the punishment of an Alpine rally and come up idling. Forget most of that, too, because the new high compression version of our overhead cam six costs so little in comparison it should make European iron hang their cylinder heads in shame. Yet ours will do everything any overhead cam ever tried. It delivers 207 horsepower from premium gas with a 4-barrel Quadrajet carburetor. The camshaft is above the valves. No pushrods. No lifters. Just thousands of rpm. Over six grand with no sweat. It comes in a package that includes heavy-duty front shocks, stabilizer bar, distinctive emblems, and sports striping for 2-door models. You can order it on the LeMans, Tempest Custom, or Tempest to replace the standard 165hp overhead cam six. But you can't get it on the station wagon. At right is a special gussied-up version designed to show off things like the split exhaust manifold and the Quadrajet. Yours will come in Pontiac engine-blue with a chromed air cleaner and that snazzy cam cover.


Tempest 207 hp

 

LeMans

  wb: 115 in. R6 cyl.
1-bbl.
230 cu.in.
165 h.p.
R6 cyl.
4-bbl.
230 cu.in.
207 h.p.
V-8 cyl.
2-bbl.
326 cu.in.
250 h.p.
V8 cyl.
4-bbl.
326 cu.in.
285 h.p.
Sports Coupé 2 Door Coupé std opt opt opt
Hardtop 4 Door Hardtop std opt opt opt
Hardtop Coupé 2 Door Hardtop std opt opt opt
Convertible 2 Door Convertible std opt opt opt

 

LeMans is doubtless the most beautiful car you can buy for the money. And it's doubtless the most luxurious and the most nimble, too. For it does its Wide-Tracking with the new overhead cam six engine (standard equipment) and a three-speed fully synchronized transmission (also standard). Or you can order the silky-smooth automatic. The interiors are the kind you'd expect to find in much more expensive cars: things like door-to-door carpeting, and new profile bench seats with free standing armrest in the new four-door hardtop model, and bucket seats in the two-door and convertible models.


LeMans 4-door Hardtop


LeMans Convertible


LeMans Sports Coupé


LeMans Hardtop Coupé

 

GTO

  wb: 115 in. V-8 cyl.
1x4-bbl.
389 cu.in.
335 h.p.
V-8 cyl.
3x2-bbl.
389 cu.in.
360 h.p.
Coupé 2 Door Coupé std opt
Hardtop 2 Door Hardtop std opt
Convertible 2 Door Convertible std opt

 

GTO is a very special road machine. So special, in fact, we call it the ultimate tiger. (And that's noteworthy considering all Pontiacs are tigers.) It packs a 335-hp, 389-cu. in. V-8 up front, and harnesses the energy with a column-mounted, all-synchro 3-speed transmission, heavy-duty clutch, heavy-duty shocks, springs and stabilizer bar. The engine doesn't really have to attract any more attention than it already does, but our enthusiastic engineering department insisted on dressing it up with chromed rocker covers, low restriction air cleaner, and oil-filler cap. Naturally, Strato bucket seats and carpeting are standard. And so is the sleek pinstriping on the outside. We've even trimmed the beautiful new instrument panel in genuine wood and given you a choice of red-line or whitewall tires at no extra cost. (There's also a 360-hp V-8 available with 3 2-barrel carburetors, plus a whole lot of stuff.) And there's more in the special GTO/2 + 2 catalog. Ask your dealer for it. (Just be sure you're slightly whacky about cars!)


GTO Convertible


GTO Convertible


GTO Hardtop Coupé


GTO Hardtop Coupé


GTO Hardtop Coupé


GTO Sport Coupé

 

Catalina

  wb: 121 in. V8 cyl.
2-bbl
389 cu.in.
256 h.p.
V8 cyl.
2-bbl
389 cu.in.
290 h.p.
V8 cyl.
4-bbl
389 cu.in.
325 h.p.
V8 cyl.
4-bbl.
389 cu.in.
333 h.p.
V8 cyl.
4-bbl.
421 cu.in.
338 h.p.
V-8 cyl.
3x2-bbl.
421 cu.in.
356 h.p.
V-8 cyl.
3x2-bbl.
421 cu.in.
376 h.p.
Sedan 4 dr Sedan std std opt opt opt opt opt
Sedan 2 dr Sedan std std opt opt opt opt opt
Hardtop 4 dr Hardtop std std opt opt opt opt opt
Hardtop Coupé 2 dr Hardtop std std opt opt opt opt opt
Convertible 2 dr Convert. std std opt opt opt opt opt

 

  Catalina is in a class by itself. It's the big-selling, swinging Wide-Track tiger that combines luxury, looks. and performance at so low a price you'll have to look twice to believe it. A lot goes into making a car – and Catalina gets more than its share. Sure, other cars are reaching for Catalina's enviable position, but no matter how dolled up they get, they're just not Catalinas.


Catalina Convertible


Catalina Hardtop Coupé


Catalina Sedan


Catalina 4-Door Hardtop


Catalina Sedan


Catalina Convertible

 

2+2

  wb: 121 in. V8 cyl.
4-bbl.
421 cu.in.
338 h.p.
V-8 cyl.
3x2-bbl.
421 cu.in.
356 h.p.
V-8 cyl.
3x2-bbl.
421 cu.in.
376 h.p.
Sports Coupé 2 dr Hardtop std opt opt
Convertible 2 dr Convert. std opt opt

 

2+2 from Pontiac ... the wonderful Wide-Track way to go from place to place. Now in its third year, this limited edition, personal performance car has all the get-up-and-go you'd expect when Pontiac goes all out – plus all the room, comfort and appointments of a luxury passenger car. The standard 4-barrel carburetor 421-cubic inch V-8 – topped off with chromed rocker covers and low restriction air cleaner – delivers 338 hp. And it drives a fully-synchronized, floor-mounted, heavy-duty three-speed transmission with a Hurst shifter. Special springs and shocks and a high performance axle ratio are standard, as well as the dashing pin striping which shows off the long, low lines of either the hardtop Coupé or the convertible. Inside door-to-door loop pile nylon blend carpeting and sleek, new bucket seats sweep you up with that go-go-go spirit. Just being in the 2+2 makes you forget the hum-drum, run-on-the-road-type transportation.


2+2 Convertible


2+2 Convertible


2 +2 Hardtop Coupé

 

Grand Prix

  wb: 121 in. V8 cyl.
4-bbl.
389 cu.in.
325 h.p.
V8 cyl.
4-bbl.
389 cu.in.
333 h.p.
V8 cyl.
2-bbl.
389 cu.in.
256 h.p.
V8 cyl.
4-bbl.
421 cu.in.
338 h.p.
V8 cyl.
3x2-bbl
421 cu.in.
356 h.p
V8 cyl.
3x2-bbl
421 cu.in.
376 h.p
Hardtop Coupé 2 Door Hardtop std std opt opt opt opt

 

Grand Prix proved itself a classic the day it was introduced, four years ago. And since then, many cars have tried to follow in its Wide-Track. Let them try. They just can't seem to capture that perfect combination that makes a GP a Grand Prix. What's the formula? Maybe it's the smart restraint we use in chrome decor. Maybe it's our unbeatable power train options. Maybe it's the feeling you get when you start the engine and slip it into gear, and sense the swift acceleration through the new contoured bucket seats. Or maybe it's just the idea of getting behind the wheel of a Grand Prix and watching the world watch you. Whatever it is, the Grand Prix has just outdone itself again.


Grand Prix


Grand Prix


Grand Prix

 

Ventura

  wb: 121 in. V8 cyl.
2-bbl
389 cu.in.
256 h.p.
V8 cyl.
2-bbl
389 cu.in.
290 h.p.
V8 cyl.
4-bbl
389 cu.in.
325 h.p.
V8 cyl.
4-bbl.
389 cu.in.
333 h.p.
V8 cyl.
4-bbl.
421 cu.in.
338 h.p.
V-8 cyl.
3x2-bbl.
421 cu.in.
356 h.p.
V-8 cyl.
3x2-bbl.
421 cu.in.
376 h.p.
Sedan 4 dr Sedan std std opt opt opt opt opt
Hardtop 4 dr Hardtop std std opt opt opt opt opt
Hardtop Coupé 2 dr Hardtop std std opt opt opt opt opt
Convertible 2 dr Convert. std std opt opt opt opt opt

 

Ventura shows you how easy it is to surround yourself with luxury without spending a fortune. Case in point: built on the 121-inch Wide-Track wheelbase, the Ventura offers as its primary inducement an exceptionally luxurious interior plus a lot of trim features you would ordinarily pay more for. The standard engine is the 256-hp V-8 with an all-synchromesh 3-speed. When you order the Turbo Hydra-Matic, it comes teamed with the 290-hp V-8 and an extremely low axle ratio for quiet cruising and maximum economy.


Ventura 4-Door Hardtop


Ventura Hardtop Coupé


Ventuta Convertible


Ventura Sedan

 

Star Chief Executive

  wb: 124 in. V8 cyl.
2-bbl
389 cu.in.
256 h.p.
V8 cyl.
2-bbl
389 cu.in.
290 h.p.
V8 cyl.
4-bbl
389 cu.in.
325 h.p.
V8 cyl.
4-bbl
389 cu.in.
333 h.p.
V8 cyl.
4-bbl
421 cu.in.
338 h.p.
V8 cyl.
3x2-bbl.
421 cu.in.
356 h.p.
V8 cyl.
3x2-bbl.
421 cu.in.
376 h.p.
Sedan 4 dr Sedan std std opt opt opt opt opt
Hardtop 4 dr Hardtop std std opt opt opt opt opt
Hardtop Coupé 2 Door Hardtop std std opt opt opt opt opt

 

Star Chief Executive proves that big, handsome, luxurious cars can still be economical as well as elegant. That's the secret of the Star Chief Executive Series. We combine the advantages of a large roomy car on a long luxurious wheelbase with fine interiors and a superb power team to give you the kind of driving pleasure you'd normally expect to get only from cars priced much, much higher.


Star Chief Sedan


Star Chief 4-Door Hardtop


Star Chief Hardtop Coupé


Star Chief Hardtop Coupé

 

Bonneville

  wb: 124 in. V8 cyl.
4-bbl.
389 cu.in.
325 h.p.
V8 cyl.
4-bbl
389 cu.in.
333 h.p.
V8 cyl.
2-bbl.
389 cu.in.
256 h.p.
V8 cyl.
4-bbl
421 cu.in.
338 h.p.
V8 cyl.
3x2-bbl.
421 cu.in.
356 h.p.
V8 cyl.
3x2-bbl.
421 cu.in.
376 h.p.
Hardtop 4 Door Hardtop std std opt opt opt opt
Hardtop Coupé 2 Door Hardtop std std opt opt opt opt
Convertible 2 Door Convertible std std opt opt opt opt

 

 Bonneville has a great reputation for beauty, performance, prestige and quality, but you know in your heart it hasn't rested on its laurels for 1966. In fact, Bonneville comes on stronger than ever – even more beautiful and more luxurious – but still retains that great Wide-Track ride, made even better by its 124-inch wheelbase. Now you ask, how do you improve on a magnificent car like the Bonneville? Look at one. Sit in one. Drive one. See if we haven't done it again!


Bonneville 4-Door Hardtop


Bonneville 4-Door Hardtop


Bonneville Hardtop Coupé


Bonneville Convertible


Bonneville Convertible


Bonneville 4-Door Hardtop


Bonneville Hardtop Coupé

 

Bonneville Brougham

  wb: 124 in. V8 cyl.
4-bbl.
389 cu.in.
325 h.p.
V8 cyl.
4-bbl
389 cu.in.
333 h.p.
V8 cyl.
2-bbl.
389 cu.in.
256 h.p.
V8 cyl.
4-bbl
421 cu.in.
338 h.p.
V8 cyl.
3x2-bbl.
421 cu.in.
356 h.p.
V8 cyl.
3x2-bbl.
421 cu.in.
376 h.p.
Hardtop 4 Door Hardtop std std opt opt opt opt
Hardtop Coupé 2 Door Hardtop std std opt opt opt opt
Convertible 2 Door Convertible std std opt opt opt opt

 

We deliberately designed the Brougham to be gloriously enticing, but we were really hardly fair; we made the Brougham in three stunning models and, therefore, made it three times as enticing. The luxurious four-door hardtop. The sleek hardtop Coupé and convertible. Beautiful? Beautiful! But, it's inside where the Brougham does most of its high-stepping. It's here where you'll find the features that make the Brougham what it is ... things like plush nylon blend carpeting and sumptuous seating accommodations for up to six people, fully padded instrument panel with walnut inlays, a deluxe steering wheel also trimmed with walnut inserts. and standard equipment such as an electric clock, courtesy lamps, assist grip, and hinged door pulls. Even the doors are specially designed to carry through the look of sheer luxury. Special Wide-Track engineering and Brougham's long wheelbase sweep you along in smooth, hushed comfort. And when the 325-hp V-8 is coup led to the silky-smooth Turbo Matic, acceleration is effortless and cruising's a joy. You really don't need the special emblems to tell the world you drive a Pontiac Brougham. They'll know from the look of supreme satisfaction on your face. The new profile front seat – standard on the convertible and two-door hardtop – gives you all the advantages of a bench seat when the free standing armrest is up. With the armrest down. You're wrapped in the comfort of bucket seats. And the seats are covered with all-new fabrics. These fabrics, available in your choice of some very exquisite colors, are luxurious looking and soft to the touch.


Brougham 4-Door Hardtop


Brougham Hardtop Coupé


Brougham Convertible

 

Safari

    wb: R6 cyl.
1-bbl.
230 cu.in.
165 h.p.
V8 cyl.
2-bbl.
326 cu.in.
250 h.p.
V8 cyl.
4-bbl.
326 cu.in.
285 h.p.
V8 cyl.
2-bbl.
389 cu.in.
256 h.p.
V8 cyl.
2-bbl.
389 cu.in.
290 h.p.
V8 cyl.
4-bbl.
389 cu.in.
325 h.p.
V8 cyl.
4-bbl.
389 cu.in.
333 h.p.
V8 cyl.
4-bbl.
421 cu.in.
338 h.p.
V8 cyl.
3x2-bbl.
421 cu.in.
356 h.p.
V8 cyl.
3x2-bbl.
421 cu.in.
376 h.p.
Tempest 4 Door Stn Wgn 115 in. std opt opt. - - - - - - -
Tempest Custom 4 Door Stn Wgn 115 in. std opt opt - - - - - - -
Catalina 4 Door Stn Wgn 6 Psgr 121 in. - - - std std - opt opt opt opt
Catalina 4 Door Stn Wgn 9 Psgr 121 in. - - - std std - opt opt opt opt
Bonneville Custom 4 Door Stn Wgn 121 in. - - - opt - std std opt opt opt

 


Bonneville Station Wagon


Bonneville Station Wagon


Catalina Station Wagon


Tempest Station Wagon


Tempest Custom Station Wagon

 

Prototypes

           
           

 


Scorpion XP-798 Show Car


Scorpion


Grand Corniche

 

Canadian models

           
           

Canada


Grande Parisienne Sport Sedan


Grande Parisienne Sport Coupe


Grande Parisienne

 
Parisienne Sport Sedan


Parisienne Convertible


Parisienne


Strato-Chief Four-Door Sedan


Laurentian


Safaris