Who doesn't know the GTO? A vehicle made by the US automobile company General Motors, which saw the light of day in the summer of 1964. Of course under the Pontiac brand, with the designation GTO standing for "Gran Turismo Omologato". This is a model designation that Ferrari also used for the 250 GTO. At the beginning the GTO was a powerful variant of the Pontiac Tempest Le Mans and only 1 year later the GTO was established as an independent model. With a top speed of 200 km / h and an affordable price, it was sold over 1966 times in 95.000 alone. The success was almost unbroken until the early 70s and it was not until the mid-2003s that production of the GTO had to be discontinued due to weak sales. The revival in 1, based on the Holden Monaro with Chevrolet LS8 V2005 and from 2 with LS8 V2005, worked less well. The functional hood scoops introduced in 18, the optional XNUMX-inch rims or the spoiler package did nothing to change that.
Pontiac GTO widebody "White Walker"
Another attempt by GM in 2012 under license from Trans Am Depot (Tallahassee / Florida) using the name Trans Am and the Pontiac logos as a customized version, however, is still ongoing. Trans Am Depot is building new Camaros as part of the agreement. For example for Trans Am 455 Super Duty. But also to the GTO. The cars get a 1968 GTO style with a modern look under the abbreviation 6T9 Goat. And maybe you should take a look at the current draft by graphic artist and designer Khyzyl Saleem as soon as possible. He thought about how to bring the old look back onto the road as a particularly brutal variant. To do this, he virtually turned an original Pontiac GTO from the 70s completely inside out. Although, according to Insta posting, the base is actually even a Dodge Charger R / T, the "the_kyza"Introduced a long time ago as the" Hourglass Charger ". Whatever.
What distinguishes the current renovation?
There are extremely wide fenders all around, BBS drop-center rims, an AirLift-Performance Airride air suspension, a powerful spoiler lip at the front (carbon splitter), a ducktail spoiler lip at the rear and typical Restomod-Details such as state-of-the-art LED headlights front and rear. A large lamella cover is installed on the rear window and a look into the interior shows a roll cage and sports seats. And under the hood? There is no virtual insight, but Khyzyl Saleem would like to see an RX-7 (Code: FD) 13B-REW rotary engine there. Why? Because Khyzyh drives a Mazda RX-7 in real life. Have fun looking at the pictures and stay true to us!
Photos: Khyzyl Saleem
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Pontiac GTO widebody as "White Walker"!
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