1961 Pontiac Ventura 348 HP 425A engine


Description


28,000 original miles
Tri-Power 389/348 HP 425A engine
Dual exhaust
4-speed transmission
Power steering
Refreshed in original Bristol Blue
Refinished interior with bucket seats added
Newer seat coverings
Power driver's seat
Tinted glass
Wonderbar radio
8-lug alloy wheels
Whitewall tires
PHS documentation shows Tri-Power 4-speed Ventura
3-Ring binder breaking down the component date codes
The roofline, beltline, grille, glass area and specialized trim for the Ventura all conspired to create one of the most sensational cars the company had ever produced. It was elegant yet youthfully aggressive, looking at home in a posh valet line or on a dragstrip. It would be the first year for Pontiac Wide Track, which furthered the aggressive stance of the car, pushing the wheels to the edges of the wheel wells to enhance ride quality and handling. Pontiac also mounted the engine lower and further back in the engine bay to provide additional handling prowess, and the 389 CI V-8 was available in 215 HP up to 348 HP; Pontiac encouraged people to try out its most economical version to save fuel and money at the pump—it could run on regular gas, ads said. It was one of the most modernly styled cars of the era, reflecting closely the management’s desire to lead the pack and distance itself further than ever from the stodgy roots from which it came.
1961 Pontiac Ventura 348 HP 425A engine
$ 16,800.00
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28,000 original miles
Tri-Power 389/348 HP 425A engine
Dual exhaust
4-speed transmission
Power steering
Refreshed in original Bristol Blue
Refinished interior with bucket seats added
Newer seat coverings
Power driver's seat
Tinted glass
Wonderbar radio
8-lug alloy wheels
Whitewall tires
PHS documentation shows Tri-Power 4-speed Ventura
3-Ring binder breaking down the component date codes
The roofline, beltline, grille, glass area and specialized trim for the Ventura all conspired to create one of the most sensational cars the company had ever produced. It was elegant yet youthfully aggressive, looking at home in a posh valet line or on a dragstrip. It would be the first year for Pontiac Wide Track, which furthered the aggressive stance of the car, pushing the wheels to the edges of the wheel wells to enhance ride quality and handling. Pontiac also mounted the engine lower and further back in the engine bay to provide additional handling prowess, and the 389 CI V-8 was available in 215 HP up to 348 HP; Pontiac encouraged people to try out its most economical version to save fuel and money at the pump—it could run on regular gas, ads said. It was one of the most modernly styled cars of the era, reflecting closely the management’s desire to lead the pack and distance itself further than ever from the stodgy roots from which it came.

Additional information

Make: Pontiac
Model: Ventura
Year: 1961
Doors: 2
Mileage: 28,000
Transmission: Manual
Interior Color: Blue
Exterior Color: Blue
Vehicle Identification Number: 561P4534
United States, Oregon, Portland
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