The Resilience of a 1967 Pontiac GTO, Overcoming Vandalism and Revving its Engine after Years of Silence

We’re not going to articulate and explain the importance of the Pontiac GTO to muscle car history. Instead, we’ll stick with something that makes sense to those looking for a 1967 model on the market. What you’re looking at here is a coupe that’s been in storage for years.

While no specifics have been provided on the matter, what we do know is that the car was last registered in 1991. Assuming it was parked a year later, this GTO would have been. been in storage for 29 years, but of course, this is just our speculation.

1967 Pontiac GTO Sitting for Years Survived the Vandals, Engine Turns Over - autoevolution

On the other hand, as you can tell from the photos in this article and published by eBay seller oldwoody34 earlier this week, the car has clearly been looking better for days and the bodywork needs a full repaint.

The original color was burgundy with an embossed top, but none have survived to this day, which is actually good news to an extent as it allows potential buyers to easily identify amount of rust on the bodywork.

However, the seller says that it is very straight and has only a small rust mark. Of course, you should still closely examine this GTO and figure things out for yourself.

1967 Pontiac GTO Sitting for Years Survived the Vandals, Engine Turns Over - autoevolution

Originally stowed in California, the car survived a group of vandals who broke in and smashed its windows, and this is why the GTO arrived without any of them at the moment.

Unfortunately, there aren’t many specifics about the motor, other than that it flips and doesn’t jam. It’s mated to an automatic transmission, but for now, it’s hard to tell how much work the two need to get started right away.

Related Posts

Witness the Astonishing Transformation of a 1967 Pontiac Bonneville – After 40 Years, A Stunning Wash Revives its Glamorous Beauty

The sad thing about classic cars is that many of them were sent to the scrapyard when their owners got newer, more modern automobiles. But some got…

The Unique 1967 Dodge Coronet R/T Reemerges After 20 Years, Shining Bright Once More

In the realm of golden-era muscle cars, Dodges have been stealing the spotlight. However, not every model has gained the fame of the Charger, Challenger, or Super…

The Unconventional 1956 Chevrolet El Camino – A Mysterious Butchered Bel Air Nomad that Challenges History

The 1920s saw the introduction of automobile-based pickups, or utes as they are known in Australia. But it wasn’t until the 1950s that Ford and Chevrolet joined…

The 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air – From Junkyard King to Majestic Running Barn Find

The Bel Air was already Chevrolet’s biggest star back in 1957, yet this model year didn’t introduce too many styling changes versus its predecessors. The most striking…

Unveiling the Shaved 1970 Cadillac Coupe Deville – A Black Nightmare Lurking in Rearview Mirrors

By the nature of the segment it’s in, Cadillac isn’t one of those automakers that roll out dozens of models at once. The US brand’s current lineup…

Exploring the Abandoned Auto Shop Bursting with Rare Studebakers and Elusive Kaisers

Although I could claim to be a Mopar enthusiast, I also have a lot of admiration for long-gone automakers. Among them is Studebaker. Why? Well, it’s a…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *