1975 Pontiac

1975 Pontiac Grand Prix

1975 Pontiac Grand Prix

From John Gunnell’s book “75 Years of Pontiac Oakland“:

“PMD’s product planning for 1975 was carried out with downsizing, better fuel economy and anti-pollution engineering in mind. The Astre was introduced into the U.S. market as a lightweight sub-compact and Venturas got a major redesign. Steel-belted radial tires, with lower rolling resistance, became standard equipment on all cars except the Astre. All 1975 Pontiacs featured a new GM “Efficiency System” which included a catalytic convertor and “High Energy” electronic ignition.”

“The Grand Prix line had been enjoying consistent buyer appeal and was therefore left unaltered in basic character.”

Total production for 1975 = 532,043

“To most Pontiac collectors, 1975 will be remembered as the year the GTO disappeared (original model/series run was 1964-1974) and the last year that a Pontiac Convertible would be made (until the early 1980s.)

1975 Pontiac Astre

1975 Pontiac Astre

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