Sunday, May 20, 2012
Pontiac 1939 Deluxe Sir "Ghost Car"
1939 Pontiac Deluxe Sir
85 bhp, 222.7 cu. in. L-head 6-cylinder engine, 3-speed manual transmission.
Main event of the General Motors "Highway and Horizons" pavillon at the 1939-40 New York World's Fair, built in collaboration with Rohm & Haas, a chemical company that had recently developed Plexiglass. This is the first full-sized transparent car ever made in the USA.
Sold at the RM Auctions’ St. John’s auction in Michigan on July 30, 2011 for $308,000.
Photos by Aaron Sommerfield for RM Auctions