1961 Pontiac Catalina
1961 Pontiac Catalina
$28,000
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1961 Pontiac Catalina

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Gateway Classic Cars in Denver is happy to offer a 1961 Pontiac Catalina. This one is Powered by a 455 out of a Bonneville backed by TH350 also rebuilt. Newer drive shaft with new U joints. Sitting on top of the 455 is an Edlebrock intake and an Edlebrock 600 CFM Carb. This one has the Vintage Air to keep you cool. Added is an upgraded 140 Amp Alternator to handle the draw from the Electric fans behind the radiator. Newer Exhaust from the Stock appearing Manifolds all the way back with a bit of throaty sound coming out of the pipes for a nice 60s hot rod. The 1961 full-sized Pontiacs were completely restyled with more squared-off bodylines the reintroduction of the split grille first seen in 1959 and dropped for 1960 and an all-new Torque-Box perimeter frame with side rails replacing the X frame chassis used since 1958. The new frame not only provides greater side-impact protection than the X design but also improves interior roominessAll engines from the factory were 389 cu in (6.4 L) V8s as in previous years now called Trophy engines. rather than Tempest (including the larger 421ci big bore engine). Standard engines are two-barrel units rated at 215 hp with the three-speed manual transmission or 267 hp with the optional Hydramatic with a 230 hp regular-fuel-capable economy V8 offered as a no-cost option with the Hydramatic. Offered as extra-cost options were more powerful versions of the 389 including a 303 hp version with a four-barrel carburetor or 318 hp Tri-Power option. New to the options list were two higher performance versions of the 389 including a four-barrel 333 hp unit and a 348 hp Tri-Power option both with higher 10.75:1 compression ratios The new body is somewhat smaller and lighter than the 1960 model with the wheelbase down three inches (76 mm) to 119 overall length reduced by the same to 210 in (5300 mm) and width dropping nearly two inches to 78.2 from 80 in (2032.0 mm) 1960. The front and rear track of the 1961-62 Pontiac was reduced to 62.5 in (1590 mm) front and rear. The 1961 Pontiac was advertised as all Pontiac...on a new wide track.Dont miss your opportunity to own a piece of Pontiac history. Call the Denver Showroom Today. It can be seen in greater detail including 100+ HD pictures and a HD video at www.GatewayClassicCars.com. For additional information please call our sales staff at (303) 872-4722 or email us at Denver@GatewayClassicCars.com. visit the Denver Showroom located at: 14150 Grasslands Drive Suite A Englewood CO 80112.

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
    361P2693
  • Classic Car ID
    101757592
  • Stock Number
    DEN1297
  • Category
    American Classics
  • Body Style
    N/A
  • New/Used
    Used
  • Mileage
    88,164 miles
  • Engine
    N/A
  • Transmission
    TH350 Automatic
  • Exterior Color
    Red
  • Interior Color
    Red/Black

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