How would the Malaise Era have played out for The General if he hadn't given up on Pontiac's high-performance SOHC inline six of the mid-1960s?
Pontiac promoted the Sprint-6 hard but sales weren't very strong. Gas was cheap and V8s were hotter.
Pontiac Sprint's OHC six-cylinder equipped with a four-barrel carburetor offers plenty of power in its downsized package.
... a V8 under the hood, this car packs a rather unique and cool engine known as the “Super Sprint 6” which is a rather fancy 230 cubic inch overhead cam ...
The engine compartment is very tidy, but could stand some detailed cleaning to really make it shine. The mileage is listed at 48,000 miles, and from looking ...
DRIVERS SEAT OF OUR 1966 PONTIAC OHC SPRINT 6 LEMANS. | 1966 PONTIAC LeMANS SPRINT OHC 6 | Pinterest | Pontiac lemans, Le mans and Cars
I am from the east cost but will possibly be willing to haul the block off to a reputal place if absoultly need to.
Breath taking, gorgeous, and fantastic, have you ever seen such a solid first generation Firebird? The paint is radiant with its mirror like finish.
The Sprint RPO 332 package added stripes, wheel well trim, Sprint badges and heavy duty suspension. It was offered in coupe, hardtop and convertible bodies ...
The OHC-6 LeMans with regular suspension tended to dive badly and stall the engine with low oil pressure.
Six pistons in a line—a wonderfully simple design that produced a well balanced, reliable and vibration free engine. Even though the modern V6 has pushed ...
A straight-8 in a 1950 Pontiac Streamliner - note the large intake silencer leading to an oil-bath air cleaner on the far side of the engine
One of Pontiac's most famous features was its time proven flathead engine design. From the beginning of the flathead straight-8 in 1933, followed by the ...
New rear tires were added this Spring for safety. The rear end of this car will be renovated by the end of this summer.
A better look at one of the Pontiac jewels in the area, the '67 overhead cam six convertible, seen above.
It will have a V-8 for power, but more importantly, it will continue the Pontiac legacy began by his grandfather more than 75 years ago.
The base Tempest OHC-6 sounded like a neat “European-style” car with an engine that would be smooth, quiet, maybe a bit rev-happy, but also practical.
Engine History: The Chevy 250 Six Was Built in Brazil Until 1998, With Fuel Injection And Tuning by Lotus