Sunday, May 20, 2012

Pontiac 1939 Deluxe Sir "Ghost Car"

1939 Pontiac Deluxe Sir

Series 26.
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

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