by Sean Mattingly.
1971 GTO Parking Lot
Biggest GTO image collection anywhere!
Paul Lesiczka owns this black 1971 GTO 455HO hardtop. Paul says that this car is numbers matching and loaded with factory options. It has a 4-speed manual transmission.|
CLICK-> black 1971 GTO 455HO hardtop in Paul's garage. Nice garage!
CLICK-> Queszal Gold 1971 GTO hardtop owned by Paul Osmond from Ft Lauderdale, Florida. Paul has this story to share, "While researching prices of something completely different on eBay in preparation of a move from Australia to Florida, I came across a listing for this GTO. I REALLY liked it - the problem obviously being I was in Australia. My brain (and wife) said I needed to wait until I got back to the USA before acquiring a GTO and why not just research what I wanted until I got there. I did that, but I also kept going back to the listing, and at the end - well it was mine. So I currently own a GTO (and a 80 Turbo Formula), but no house. My priorities are straight! I love the color - it looks even better in person. I've ever been a big gold person, but this just looks great on this car. The only thing on the exterior that is not correct is that the car would have came with a brown vinyl top. I think black likely looks better anyway. The car is all numbers matching with a 400 engine. I have the original build sheet, a letter to the original owner from the dealership, a rather beat up original manual, and the original title. I am the second actual owner, although the car was titled to the original owner's business for some time. It also came with a rather radical cam which causes lots of issues but doesn't have any positives. It appears to be a poor attempt to boost performance that just doesn't work. I'm putting a stock cam or close to stock right now."
CLICK-> Queszal Gold 1971 GTO hardtop, front end view.
CLICK-> Queszal Gold 1971 GTO hardtop, left side view.
CLICK-> The interior is Sandalwood in color.
CLICK-> Black 1971 GTO hardtop owned by James Brighum from Little Chute, Wisconsin. James purchaed this car in Scottsdale Arizona. It has a 400ci engine and a 3-speed manual transmission.
CLICK-> Black 1971 GTO hardtop, front end view.
CLICK-> Black 1971 GTO hardtop, left rear view. Gr-rrr!
CLICK-> Black 1971 GTO hardtop, rear end view.
CLICK-> This is a nice clean 400ci engine. It always amazes me on how much distance is between the front bumper and the engine. This year (as well as the 1972) had a very long hood.
CLICK-> Here is a peek at the black interior. This one has the unusual 3-speed manual transmission. Most GTOs seem to come with 4-speeds.
CLICK-> Blue 1971 T-37 hardtop owned by Wade Brignac from Lafayette, Louisiana. Wade tells us, "I bought this thing in 1982 for $200. I have slowly worked on it to get it here. A poor man's GTO for sure. Last time at the track it ran 12.20s at 110 mph just like you see it - no open headers."
CLICK-> Blue 1971 T-37 hardtop. The two-page GM print ads in 1971 were offering up this car as a cheaper way to drive. One of the magazine ads said "Now there's a low-priced Pontiac hardtop. Pure Pontiac!"
CLICK-> Blue 1971 T-37 hardtop, right rear view.
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