This was also the last year for the style of dashboard used 1988—1993. It ended up being the blower motor and we bought that part and fixed it ourselves. Engine offerings were revised for 1965. Transmission offerings initially were carried over from previous years, including the standard three-speed manual, or optional four-speed stick or Turbo Hydra-Matic. Headroom is ample in each seating position, but a power sunroof steals some space. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Mirrors on some models were painted in body color.
Just a light tap commands the automatic transmission to do the driver's bidding, increasing the man-machine interaction. Pontiac Grand Prix generated excitement and survived through seven generations until economic hard times forced the exit of the entire Pontiac brand in 2010, with model discontinuation in 2008. From 1982-on, all V8-equipped Pontiacs were equipped with Chevy or Olds engines. Besides, I deserve a new one :- Best vehicle I've ever owned and I trust this one with my son's livelihood. Due to a shortage of Olds 350 engines resulting from record sales of Cutlasses and reduced production of that engine due to a plant conversion to build a Diesel V8 beginning in 1978, a few 1977 Grand Prixs destined for California reportedly came off the line with a Chevrolet-built 350 cu in 5. These performance cars are powered by snappy V6 engines and powerful V8s. A new and one-year-only option this year was a four-speed manual transmission available with the 301 cu in 4.
Both engines team with a four-speed-automatic transmission. Users can choose between the ordinary and the supercharged version of the 3. I called another dealership owned by the same company in San Angelo and they said the car could be easily moved within the inventory of Lithia to any state that there is a dealership. Remedy The remedy applied under recalls 08V-118, 09V-116, and 15V-201 did not adequately remove the safety risk. The Pontiac Grand Prix is no longer in production, making all models targets for collectors. Most models featured a signature twin-grille nose.
The strike also delayed the production of the third generation Grand Prix by one year in 1973. After complete restyling in 1965, only one model year thereafter offered a convertible option, 1967. The MacPherson strut front and multilink rear suspension has been tuned to balance road-holding and ride comfort, with decent ride isolation. Transmissions were offered in manual and automatic styles, teamed with V8 and V6 engines. Between its introduction in 1962 and termination in 2008, Grand Prix models were revised and resized many times. The 1970 Ford Thunderbird styling change was reportedly ordered by Ford Motor Co. Large corner-mounted taillights flank the rear spoiler.
The addition of the catalytic converter spelled the end of dual exhaust for 1975 and detuning of engines. The front wheels are 8 in 200 mm wide, and the rear wheels are 7 in 180 mm wide. The tire-pressure monitor was dropped. Interior trim only received minor changes from 1967 aside from revised door panels. At 150k mile the transmission went completely out. Available 16 in 41 cm alloy wheels came in a new 5-spoke design.
. Several new colors were also added for the 2008 model year. Taking pole position for a rebirth, the all-new 2004 Grand Prix is cleaner, meaner, and more refined than Ponchos past. Inside, a revised instrument panel included a squared off gauge panel and new Strato bucket seats in either Morrokide or cloth upholstery with higher seatbacks and more contoured cushions for improved lateral support. In thag time, it accumulated 260,000, it is now at 264. Behind the bumper were new reinforcements mounting panels made from aluminum rather than steel to reduce weight.
It was going to cost about twenty eight hundred but we got lucky and got it done for fourteen hundred with a year warranty. However, at mid-year, Turbo Hydra-Matic automatic became standard equipment and the manual shifters were dropped. Units Affected 1003556 A tire is arguably the most complex mechanical device on your car. Also, the active displacement management capability on the 5. Gone are the tacked-on cladding, overwrought interior, and benign road manners, all supplanted by an ambitious effort to challenge the midsize sedan segment wielding performance and packaging as weapons.
Engine offerings again included the standard Buick 3. The rear doors now open to 82 degrees, and the trunk opening is wider and lower for. Vehicle Overview Pontiac has revamped its midsize front-wheel-drive Grand Prix sedan for 2004. Teamed with a powerful V8 engine, the Grand Prix underwent many changes during its limited lifetime. Everything is factory and some stuff has died.
An all-new Grand Prix was scheduled for 1972. This was the first time that Pontiac offered a radial tire option which actually became a reality. For long extended drives, the Premium Audio Package can surely give fun and entertainment. The Competition Group aka Comp G suspension package features unique tuning, larger-diameter anti-roll bars, lighter-weight 17-inch aluminum wheels, and more aggressive tire fitment to achieve a reported 0. I even keep up with the likes of Firebirds and Camaros.