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    They may not make the Pontiac Fiero anymore but that doesn't mean that you can't buy one! Find out about everything from Fiero sales to parts and repairs and even more!
     
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    Who didn't want a Firebird at one point or another? These great cars have been making waves for years which is why this great community exists!
     
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  • Looking at Pontiac

     

    Pontiac is the brand of automobiles, formed by the General Motors which is sold in United States, Mexico and Canada ever since 1926. It is advertised as GM’s "athletic" brand as well as specializes in the mainstream performance automobiles.

     

    The Pontiac brand was initiated by General Motors in the year 1926 as 'companion' marque to General Motor’s Oakland Motor Car line. The Pontiac name was initially used in the year 1906 by Pontiac Spring and Wagon Works as well as linked to Chief Pontiac who directed an ineffective uprising in opposition to the British soon after the Indian War and French. The Oakland Motor Company as well as the Pontiac Spring and Wagon Works Company combined in November in the year 1908 in the name of Oakland Motor Car Company. The processes of both the companies were connected together in Pontiac, Michigan to make the Carter car. Oakland was bought by General Motors in the year 1909. The primary GM’s Pontiac was considered as a reasonable 6 cylinder which was planned to participate with more economical 4 cylinder models. Within the months of its opening, Pontiac outsold Oakland. Since Pontiac's sales increased and Oakland's sales started to turn down, Pontiac turned out to be the only 'companion' marque to endure its 'parent', when Oakland finished manufacture in the year 1932.

     

    Pontiac started selling cars along with straight 6-cylinder engines with 40 hp, 186 ci, L-head 6 in Pontiac Chief of 1927; its stroke was the shortest in American car manufacturing at the era. The Chief sold 39,000 units in 6 months of its look at 1926 New York Auto Salon, striking 76,742 in 12 months. The subsequent year, it turned the top-selling 6 in U.S., ranking 7th in overall sales. In 1933, it moved up to generating the inexpensive cars with directly eight-cylinder engines. This was completed by using a lot of components from 6-cylinder Chevrolet, like the body. In late 1930s, Pontiac utilized the so-called torpedo body of Buick for one of its models just before its being utilized by Chevrolet also. This body got some notice to marque.

     

    For an unlimited period of time, prewar during the early 1950s, Pontiac was quiet and a solid car, however not particularly powerful with a flathead straight eight. These combinations verified striking to the vehicle's objective market - reserved lower middle class not particularly concerned in presentation or handling however looking for good value as well as a roomy automobile in a step up from entry-level Chevrolet. This fit fine in parent GM's policy of passing a gradually wealthier client up during the different divisions. Straight eight’s are somewhat less costly to create than the gradually more well-liked V8s, however they were even longer and heavier. Moreover, the long crankshaft endured from unnecessary flex, which limited straight 8s to comparatively low density as well as modest revs. In this application, economical flatheads were not a charge.


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