The seller is European and spent a lot of time searching for what he calls his American dream car before finding this long-time California LeMans Sport in Thousand Oaks. A Le Mans driven by Cale Yarborough won the 1983 , and one driven by Tim Richmond at the 1983. Running his fingers over the fender of his handsome 1971 Pontiac LeMans Sport, Hamann can smile now and know he has checked off every one of those boxes. All models received new rectangular headlights with distinct grilles unique to the base and Le Mans Sport and another one for the Grand Le Mans. I get a lot of compliments on the color.
This would last for just one year. Appearance changes were limited to revised grilles and taillight lenses. Work included professional fitment of a replacement panel between the rear window and trunk lid, which was a glass-out, bare-metal job. Le Mans and Grand Le Mans Safari wagons came standard with a 400 four-barrel engine that was optional on other models. Have you found the perfect collector vehicle on All Collector Cars? Factory tan bucket seats and console look nice. Originally a trim upgrade based on the , it spawned the industry changing signature muscle car, the , in 1964. All 1971 engines were detuned with lower compression ratios to run on lower-octane regular leaded, low-lead or unleaded gasoline.
Where is vehicle locate d? So in most cases the owner only wants to talk with ClassicCarDeals and we deal with the buyer, but there is a rare occasion where we can do a 3 Way phone Call with the owner. It was partially intended as a replacement for the 1973-75 Grand Am, whose departure had caused A-body sales to drop significantly, combined with the fact that the Pontiac models had always been the weakest sellers of the line with a high percentage of low-profit fleet sales. It was marketed by Pontiac as a 350, just like the original 326 was called rather that its true size of 325. He had the car for four or five months. Only driver's seat has tear. Only 2,451 of the four-door hardtops and 3,865 of the convertibles left Pontiac assembly lines.
Contact us now at 888-577-7952 for more details! Thanks Fred Murfin 888-577-7952us Hwy 70. A keyless entry Viper alarm and car cover are also included. Every time you buff it out, it comes out smoother and shinier. A new 215 cu in 3. The 250 cubic-inch Chevy inline six was standard on base Le Mans coupes and sedans while the 350 two-barrel V8 was optional and standard on the Le Mans Sport Coupe, and Grand Le Mans sedans and coupes, and optional engines on all of those models including a 350 four-barrel and a 400 two-barrel. But the frame was solid enough … It had been Ziebarted when it as new, so it was in relatively good condition. Pontiac's engines were also downsized, with the standard engine being the Buick 3.
Interiors were revised on top Grand Le Mans cars to include the distinctive wrap-around dashboard from the Grand Prix and Grand Am models with simulated African Crossfire Mahogany trim, a notchback bench seat with armrest in sedans and wagons or a no-cost choice of the notchback bench or Strato bucket seats in coupes. This one, I can take it out and have fun. The 455 V8 was discontinued for all LeMans models for 1975, but still available in the Grand Am. The base V8 standard on Safari wagons and optional on other models was Pontiac's new 301 cubic-inch engine based on the same V8 engine block as other Pontiac V8s but utilized many lightweight components. We are one of the world's largest classic car consignment companies. That engine was essentially half of a Pontiac 301 V8. Said to run very well, the motor further benefits from a recent tune-up, and though one side has an exhaust leak from a header gasket the seller likes the way it sounds and says it drives great as-is.
New to the option list for 1974 was a 350 four-barrel. Extras include the original owners manual and warranty book, jack, service manuals, an extra set of tires and a box of miscellaneous parts pictured in the gallery. With all the rising scams on Craigslist and other sites, sellers list with us to protect their privacy. I took it out for a test drive and it ran, but it had a bad stutter to it. Be sure to check out the extensive photo gallery. For 1968 the 350 could be had in two versions at 265 hp 2bbl and 325 hp 4bbl.
If you have an old car you love, we want to hear about it. The clock does not keep correct time and the radio connection to the speakers will need sorting to work properly. The seller adds that it sounds great, drives very well, and that sale is regretfully forced by a pending move back home for work. In California, Pontiac V8s were not offered for 1977 due to the inability to meet that state's more stringent regulations. The was changed from a separate series back to an option package on Le Mans and Le Mans Sport coupes.
Before you make any decisions, we recommend that you take some time now to read the full description and review all the pictures with the listing. Powered by its original Pontiac 350 engine, the seller has address several maintenance items to make this a reliable driver. Emissions equipment and lowered compression ratios started to take a toll on the engine power of all manufacturers, and insurance companies looking at huge losses incurred by youthful drivers in nearly 400 hp cars started to claw back losses by penalizing those most likely to have accidents with onerous rate increases. Runs great, green with black vinyl top, great tires. The inventory on our site changes all the time, so there may be a small number of cars that will be sold when you call. Speed was king, and Pontiac was often on the top of the hill knocking off all comers.
Can be driven in and out of town. Base Le Mans and Sport Coupe models carried over trim only slightly revised from 1974 including a revised Custom Cushioned steering wheel. Basically, it was in bad need of a tune-up. From 1988 to 1993 the name was resurrected for a version of the manufactured by in. We and the owner are more than happy to get any and all questions and pictures that you need to make a sound decision. The 1973-75 Luxury Le Mans had the regular Le Mans instrument panel. Had that been the case, however, he might well be having less fun today.
From 1978 to 1980, Pontiac's mid-sized lineup included the base Le Mans, Grand Le Mans, and a revived Grand Am; all available as a Coupe, Sedan, or Wagon. In North America, three-door and a four-door body styles were offered. The Grand Le Mans had the instrument panel of the 1973-75 Gran Am, while the Le Mans and Le Mans Sport continued with the regular dash. Rust had started getting into the rear quarters. Power steering power brakes power top. In Canada, this model continued to use the Grand LeMans name through 1983, after which it was badged as a Bonneville.