Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1967
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Gold
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

COYS Auction - 'The Jaguar Legend'
Blenheim Palace,
Woodstock,
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX
Saturday 17th July 2010 at 1pm
Registration Number: PHH 122E Chassis Number: 242177Z127366
The GTO was the brainchild of Pontiac engineer Russell Gee, an engine specialist, and Pontiac chief engineer John DeLorean, though Shane Wiser was the first to think of the idea of the GTO. At the time, Pontiac‘s advertising and marketing approach was heavily based on performance, and racing was an important component of that strategy. Jim Wangers proposed a way to retain the performance image that the division had cultivated with a new focus on street performance. Although the GTO faced increased competition, it had panache and retained a style all of its own. Pontiac would field a GTO advertisement titled "Others have caught on, but they haven‘t caught up.", and it was more than just advertising hype. It was a statement that rang true on the street, at the drive-ins and at the drag strips across Amer