Curtain side airbags are unavailable. Inside, new upholstery and instrumentation were featured. Passenger airbags also became standard on all models. That year also brought a larger 400 cu in 6. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags. Also beginning in 1967, carburetion was changed.
The following year it became a separate model, and it would endure until 2005 as the division's top-of-the-line model. Its design touches include a wedge profile, a sporty-looking twin-port grille and cat-eye headlights. See the Owners Manual for more safety information. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags. From 1973 to 1976, the Bonneville's standard engine dropped to a 170-horsepower 400 cubic-inch.
. Bonnevilles and Catalinas were 14 inches 360 mm shorter in length, over four inches 102 mm narrower and 800 pounds lighter compared to their 1976 counterparts, but had increased headroom, rear seat legroom and trunk space, and much-improved fuel economy — a major selling point in the years following the 1973-74 energy crisis. Along with them went the 301 engine, marking the end of Pontiac V8s. Bonnevilles were , with the exception of a brief period of between 1982—1986. However, exactly as before, a downsizing proved its salvation. Staying true to 's Wide Track heritage it had the widest overall track in its competitive class at 62. Drivers are likely to feel a welcome burst of acceleration when they push the gas pedal to pass or merge in a hurry.
The Bonneville also regained the Safari station wagon as part of its model lineup for the first time since 1970 with woodgrained exterior trim and interior appointments shared with Bonneville coupes and sedans. The previous standard 600 cfm Carter square bore four-barrel and optional Tri-Power was replaced with the new Quadarajet spread bore carburetor delivering 800 cfm, equivalent to the previous 1966 Tri-Power set-up. Buick's LeSabre shares Bonneville's underskin design, but has different looks and doesn't offer a V8 model. Satellite radio is available for all. Only about 12,000 Bonnevilles were sold in 2005. Pontiac Bonneville Overview Manufacturer Production 1958—2005 1982—2005 Canada Body and chassis 1957—1981 and 1987—2005 1982—1986 1958—1986 1987—2005 Chronology Predecessor 1981 Successor The Pontiac Bonneville was an built by from 1957 to 2005. The latter was not just ad copy, either, as Pontiac pushed its wheels further out toward the fenders than anyone else and created what were considered to be the best-cornering full-size cars in the industry.
Both engines team with a four-speed-automatic transmission. See the Owners Manual for more safety information. Some things were subtly reshaped, and other things, such as the tail lights, headlights, grille, and lower body cladding were drastically changed. American Cars, 1946-1959 Every Model Every Year. Bonneville models were standard equipped with through 1964 or 1965-on. These 1982-1986 Bonnevilles were the smallest and the last of the old breed of Bonnevilles, having rear wheel drive, full perimeter frame body on frame , and old-fashioned American car ride and styling.
Wikimedia Commons has media related to. The standard OnStar communication system gains improved hands-free capability. With the demise of the Grand Ville series after 1975, Bonneville once again became the top-line full-sized Pontiac series, with a Bonneville Brougham model featuring the luxurious interior appointments from the departed Grand Ville. The 1982-1986 models were officially known as the Pontiac Bonneville Model G built on the , although later models were not badged as such. The on-paper power ratings reflect the change in power measurement undertaken by the industry for 1972. Also found in the Bonneville were instrument panels and door panels with walnut veneer trim, carpeted lower door panels, grab bar on the passenger side of the dash and courtesy lights and a rear arm rest.
Exterior Bold styling identifies a Pontiac model among the crowd, and the Bonneville is no exception. Both the grille design and the Wide Track phrase remained part of Pontiac's image up to its termination. The last Bonneville left the assembly line on May 27, 2005. This generation hosted quite a few Bonneville firsts, becoming quicker and considerably safer. Air bags, side-impact, driver and right front passenger Always use safety belts and proper child restraints, even with air bags. This continued onto the '99 model year.
A resonator also became standard on the exhaust to lower the raspy tone that the engine produces. Exterior Bold styling identifies a Pontiac model among the crowd, and the Bonneville is no exception. Full-size Pontiacs from 1960 to 1968 featured these unique, finned, eight-bolt rims, which aided in the cooling of the drum brakes. The Bonneville was then again one notch below the top of the line from late 1983 through 1986. The 1958 models shared a common appearance on the top models for each brand; Cadillac Eldorado Seville, Buick Roadmaster Riviera, Oldsmobile Holiday 88, Pontiac Bonneville Catalina, and the all-new Chevrolet Bel-Air Impala. Interior Bonnevilles can hold either five or six occupants. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat.
It paced the in its first year. The 1982-1986 Bonnevilles are direct descendants of the 1964 Pontiac Tempest. It does not predict the likelihood of that crash. The Bonneville remained Pontiac's costliest and most luxurious model throughout the 1960s and was instrumental in pushing Pontiac to third place in sales from 1962 to 1970. The engine is Cadillac's 4.
Interior Bonnevilles can hold either five or six occupants. All engines came paired with a 4-speed overdrive automatic transmission. A 185-horsepower Oldsmobile 403 cubic inch V8 was also an option. Factors that will affect your rate include your age, marital status, credit history, driving record, and the garaging address of your vehicle. For 1963 only, Pontiac also offered the 421 cu in 6. The standard OnStar communication system gains improved hands-free capability.