Half a century ago a little care was given to consumption, comfort, security and other things that today are so much present. As a result, the cars were incredibly fast and lightweight. One of them, will soon bring to its owner a small fortune, because there are those who wish well to pay for the nostalgia. A rare copy of the Pontiac model from 1963 will be soon on the auction and is expected to reach a price of $800,000. What makes this particular car is the fact that during the 60 ‘s, when the car was created, manufacturers have competed who will make car – rocket. Pontiac Catalina is a result of these efforts.
The main aim of engineers was to reduce vehicle weight and therefore they replaced heavy steel with light aluminum. Even the frame is made of aluminum and a variety of other parts. Some parts are even completely omitted, mainly those responsible for the comfortable ride, but a motor is a different story. According to official specifications V8 engine with 4.2 liters gives the power of 410 horses, but we believe that it is a lot stronger aggregate, because this car in 1963 distance of 400 feet crossed in just 12:27 seconds. Pontiac Catalina will be auctioned across this week and is expected to achieve cost between $650,000 and $850,000.