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1959 Pontiac Bonneville Convertible 389

$26 000

1959 Pontiac Bonneville

Car Details
Body Convertible
Mileage 40553 mi
Fuel type Gasoline
Engine 389 V8
Transmission Automatic
Drive RWD
Exterior Color Black
Interior Color Black, Red, Silver
Stock id N/A
Seller Note
Pioneering a twin-grille theme that would serve the Pontiac division until its demise, this chrome-laden Bonneville toes a perfect line between lavish luxury and rigorous performance. At the front of the car, a thick chrome bumper props a "V" stainless grille behind a gold "Bonneville" emblem, two clear parking lamps and four headlights. Should we go as far to say the beginnings of the beak? Above that grille, a recessed hood spear rides between a bright arrowhead ornament and runs the shiny black painted hood to the stainless wipers and a correct chrome mirror. On the front quarters right at the forefront, are chromed "arrow feathers" which top flat rounded visors for the dual headlights. This line works its way back and parallels equally planar fins. At the edge of that trim, chrome "Bonneville" scripts and correct Pontiac emblems combine with traditional GM door handles to lend a finished look to a svelte profile. At the top of that profile, spotless stainless frames combine with a tight white canvas top to case dramatic greenhouse glass. And behind that top, tasteful stainless trim, which traces dual rocket tube tail lights, complements pointed marker lamps, a Bonneville badge in grandma's handwriting, and between elongated oval taillights perfectly spaced rectangles with 3 dimensional PONTIAC lettering and hiding the fuel filler nicely. On either side is a spectacular trim spear which starts in the middle of the front quarter dissecting the headlights, and then takes the ball and runs rearward gently curving downward until it reaches the crescendo just prior to the rear bumper where it takes a U turn to the front and ends at the fender skirt. Pontiac Motors wheel covers drip with more mid century modern design and cover wide whites on all 4 corners.