The 1966 Pontiac GTO is a classic American muscle car produced by General Motors from 1964 to 1974. It was a high-performance version of the Pontiac Tempest and became one of the most iconic muscle cars of all time.
The 1966 GTO was offered with a 389 cubic inch V8 engine, with horsepower ratings ranging from 335 hp to 360 hp depending on the specific model and transmission. It could be equipped with either a four-speed manual transmission or a three-speed automatic.
The exterior was redesigned for 1966, with a new grille, headlamps, and body panels. The body style available was a two-door coupe or convertible. The GTO also had a hood scoop, dual exhausts, and a set of distinctive GTO badges on the front fenders and rear decklid.
The interior was also updated with bucket seats, a floor console, and a sporty instrument cluster with a tachometer. The GTO was known for its smooth ride and exceptional handling, making it a popular choice for both drag racing and cruising down the highway.
Today, the 1966 Pontiac GTO is highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts for its iconic design, powerful engine, and legendary status in the muscle car world.