1957 Pontiac Bonneville

Fuel-Injected Convertible

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1957
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Kenya Ivory
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Automobiles of Arizona
January 16, 2009
ADMISSION:
Admission to this sale requires the purchase of the offical auction catalog for $100. The catalog will admit two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.
AUCTION LOCATION
Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa
24th Street & Missouri
Phoenix, Arizona
85016 USA
SALE DATES:
January 16, 2009
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
(viewing starts at 9:00 AM)
PREVIEW DATES:
January 15, 2009
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
January 16, 2009
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Estimate:
$150,000-$180,000 US
(Est.) 315bhp, 347 cu. in. V8 engine with Rochester mechanical fuel injection, Hydra-Matic automatic transmission, independent front suspension with coil springs, with rear semi-elliptic leaf springs and four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 124"
While Pontiac was generally well regarded as a maker of reliable but somewhat mundane family sedans during the mid-1950s, this image was shattered soon after the legendary Semon “Bunkie” Knudsen assumed leader