In Memoriam: Pontiac - Party's Over

Hits and Misses

A look back at where things went right, and where they went wrong, horribly wrong.

Pontiac By The Numbers

13,569 Number of GTOs sold in 2004, the first year of the reborn car's disappointing run.

74 Horsepower, net, of the Daewoo-built 1988 Pontiac LeMans with a 1.6-liter four-cylinder.

267,348 Vehicles sold in 2008.

12 Pontiac's market position through 2008.

84 Years from Pontiac's establishment in 1926, as part of the Oakland division, to its planned elimination in 2010.

896,980 Vehicles sold in 1978, Pontiac's best year. Trans Am sales alone topped 90,000that year.

370 Horsepower, gross, of the 1970 GTO Judge with a 400-c.i. (6.6-liter) Ram Air IV V-8.

3 Pontiac's market position through much of the 1960s, when it trailed only Chevrolet and Ford.

5000 Number of GTOs Pontiac originally expected to sell in 1964.

415 Horsepower, net, of the 2009 G8 GXP with a 6.2-liter LS3 V-8.

$226,521.63 Winning bid on eBay for a 1963 Tempest Super Duty, one of six built by Pontiac specifically for factory drag racing. The car had neither its engine nor its transmission.

32,450 Number of GTOs actually sold in 1964.

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