Exterior Color: Gold
Interior Color: Gold
Trim: MOVIE CAR with hood tach
Drive Type: rear wheel drive
McAllen, Texas, United States
CHARLIE'S ANGELS: FULL THROTTLE featured 1967 GTO. Excellent chance to own a rare, high quality muscle car AND an unbelievable movie memoribilia item from hit movie featuring Cameron Diaz, Demi Moor. The car is spotlighted in the beach scene (as well as few other scenes) where Cameron Diaz is holding surfboard and trying to distract bad guy Rodrigo Santoro. I included a pic from the movie. Comes with a Certificate Of Authenticity from studio.
Runs very strong and drives great!!! Factory 400 HO engine, 4 speed transmission with Hurst shifter . (If you really get on the gas pedal, this beast will slam you into your seat). Paint is very nice, but not perfect...understandably for its age it has a few nicks, scratches in the paint. Overall, a wonderful wonderful car that gets alot of attention. I cannot count the times people/strangers have come up and asked if they can take pictures or for me to put it in a car show. It attracts so much interest and even moreso especially when people hear of its movie theatre history. Its a DOUBLE WHAMMY....classic muscle car AND hit movie memoribilia. Really makes for a nice collectible car that is only going to go up in value. Being sold as is.
DONT MISS YOUR CHANCE TO OWN A PIECE OF AUTO AND MOVIE HISTORY.
Bob Lutz sits down for Autoline Detroit - Click above to watch video after the jump
Autoline Detroit recently played host to Bob Lutz, and, as is always the case, the former General Motors vice chairman dished out some great commentary. Lutz was promoting his new book Car Guys vs. Bean Counters: The Battle for the Soul of American Business, and talk quickly turned to his role as it related to product development and high-level decision making at GM. While on the topic of brand management, Lutz revealed a few rather interesting tidbits about his former employer:
All Chevrolet vehicles were required to have five-spoke aluminum wheels and a chrome band up front, as part of the Bowtie brand's overall image.
Bob Lutz was one of the forces behind bringing the Holden Monaro to the United States, as the ill-fated Pontiac GTO in 2004. And while that car received critical acclaim, it was a sales disappointment. Now, Road & Track is reporting that our suspicions were correct - Pontiac was working on a two-door, G8-based coupe before it was shuttered.
In that R&T article, which is no longer available online, Lutz explained that the new GTO would solve many of the issues found in the original. Car Advice speculates that the new model would have look like a rebadged version of the Holden Coupe 60 Concept from 2008, a conclusion we also came to.
That car would have been a big departure from the 2004 to 2006 GTO. It has an extremely long hood and short rear deck, with an almost fastback roofline and a wide greenhouse with a tall beltline. The wheel arches were very pronounced, and the chin and rocker panel splitters gave it a race-ready look. Would it have been enough to make the GTO work in the US? We think it might of, but it looks like we'll never know.
Ford buyers appear to love their cars more than customers of any other automotive brand, returning back to the American automaker when it comes time to purchase their next vehicle. According to a study by Experian Automotive, six of the top 10 vehicles for customer brand loyalty wear badges from the Blue Oval. That includes the Ford Fusion (62.4 percent), Ford Edge (57.9 percent), Ford Five Hundred/Taurus (56 percent), Ford Freestyle (51.9 percent), Ford Escape (49.4 percent) and the Ford Focus (47.57 percent).
Other vehicles making up the top 10 include the Toyota Prius (52 percent), Chevy Impala (51.7 percent), Toyota Camry (47.8 percent) and Toyota Corolla (47.56 percent). This brings up an interesting question: With the closing of automotive brands like Saturn and Pontiac, where are those buyers to turn for their next automotive purchase?
Apparently, not back to General Motors. According to Experian, Pontiac owners are most likely to look to the Ford lineup for their next car or truck and Saturn shoppers will switch to Toyota or Honda - not particularly surprising given that Saturn was meant to compete with import brands. Experian predicts that GM's overall market share will fall from 20 percent to about 17.5 percent, with most of the slack being picked up by Ford, Honda and Toyota.