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1972 Pontiac Ventura/gto Pro-touring Resto-mod Frame-off Resto on 2040-cars

US $29,000.00
Year:1972 Mileage:700
Location:

Yorktown, Virginia, United States

Yorktown, Virginia, United States

This car started life as a very straight, original panel 1972 Pontiac Ventura.  The car has several body modifications that include a custom grill, Camaro bumpers and lower valance along with smaller Nova tail lights.  The rear valance is a custom made piece as well.   The body was stripped, smoothed and shot Jet  Black along with some of the trim and bumpers. The subframe was removed and fitted with Disc Brakes, Hotchkis Suspension pieces and all new bushings, ball joints and steering pieces. All bolt from top to bottom received a cadmium finish. The rear end was rebuilt as well with a posi unit and big brakes.  The motor is a 1994 LT-1 with a 6 Speed trans and Hurst shifter. The computer was sent out and tuned.  New custom driveshaft connects to the rear.  Interior is all new with modern GTO electric seats and split rear.  Vintage Air keeps the temperature perfect.  A custom digital dash was added along with a new radio.....I could go on and on about the new pieces and custom work but the pictures really tell the story.  This car was built with a focus on detail and drivability....For the money you could not build a car anywhere close to what this one offers....

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Sci-fi movie Jinn features car designer, Firebird-bodied Camaro

Tue, 08 Apr 2014 19:30:00 EST

If you're an automotive engineer being tormented by an immortal being made of fire, then wouldn't you think it best to have a custom coupe called the FireBreather for your getaway car? That's the FireBreather in the image above, adorned by the red wings that once fronted the Pontiac Firebird, running away from a black cloud of evil in a trailer for the movie Jinn.
The Jinn is eternal evil, always waiting for the chance to make things float across rooms before going on homicidal urban rampages. The FireBreather is a Gen-V Chevrolet Camaro - from the V6 to the ZL1 - that's been through Classic Design Concepts' extensive list of exterior and interior modifications, including entirely new front and rear fascias and side skirts, sway bars and springs, Pirelli P Zeroes and an available Edelbrock supercharger.
The movie - FireBreathing chase scenes and all - was shot in Monroe, Michigan. You can watch the trailer below, but since the FireBreather only get a couple of seconds on screen, you can find out more about it on Street Legal TV and its official site.

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Thu, 10 May 2012 08:29:00 EST

When General Motors put down several of its brands in recent years, it also let loose thousands of brand-loyal customers who will eventually need another car.
R.L. Polk Associates estimates there are more than 18 million cars from 16 discontinued makes on the road today. Those "orphan owners" have sales-hungry competitors seeing dollar signs. GM is offering Saturn owners $1,000 cash toward a Chevy Cruze, Cadillac CTS or a GMC Acadia. Ford is giving its Mercury lease customers a chance to get out of their contracts with no early-termination penalty and offering to waive six remaining payments if they drive off in a Ford or Lincoln.
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General Motors is recalling around 38,000 Pontiac G8 sedans from its 2008 and 2009 model years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that the cars may have a passenger-side airbag flaw that might prevent proper deployment in certain scenarios.
According to NHTSA, the airbag might not adequately protect a fifth percentile woman - that is, a woman around four-foot, 11-inches weighing 108 pounds. The New York Times indicates that the anomaly was found during a crash test conducted by GM's Australian branch, Holden, which was testing the G8's twin (read: Commodore) for head injuries. According to that report, the test in question is specifically tailored to simulate injuries to females, so the results do not apply to men or children.
The issue has been blamed on a seat position sensor that governs airbag deployment rates. NHTSA indicates that when the front passenger seat is moved all the way forward, the faulty sensor may inappropriately trigger a 30-millisecond delay between airbag stages, potentially leading to greater injuries.