1960 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE! – FIREBALL MALIBU VLOG 596

Fireball and buddy Greg Gill snag a 1960 Pontiac Bonnevile for a photoshoot, then Fireball and Kathie do an unboxing from Add-A-Rest!

About the BONNEVILLE from Wiki… The Pontiac Bonneville was a full-sized automobile (mid-size car from 1982 to 1986) which was built by Pontiac from 1957 to 2005. It was introduced as a limited production performance convertible during the 1957 model year.

The Bonneville (known as the Parisienne in Canada until 1981), and its platform partner, the Grand Ville, are some of the largest Pontiacs ever built; in station wagon body styles they reached just over 19 feet (5.8 m) long, and were also some of the heaviest cars produced at the time (2.5 short tons, 5,000 lb or 2,300 kg).

In its third year, the 1959 Bonneville became a full top-line series with the addition of the four-door hardtop sedan and Safari station wagon body styles. The Bonneville played an important part that year in the introduction of two of Pontiac’s greatest marketing inspirations — the split grille and the Wide Track slogan.

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 the grille design and the Wide Track phrase remained part of Pontiac’s image up to its termination. A “Safe-T-Track” differential, used to minimize wheel spin, was an option beginning in 1959.