The GTO became a separate Pontiac model (model number 242) in 1966, instead of being an "option package" on the Tempest LeMans.The tail light featured a louvered cover, only seen on the GTO. Also an automotive industry first, plastic front grilles replaced the pot metal and aluminum versions seen on earlier years. New Strato bucket seats were introduced with higher and thinner seat backs and contoured cushions for added comfort The instrument panel was redesigned and more integrated than in previous years with the ignition switch moved from the far left of the dash to the right of the steering wheel. Four pod instruments continued, and the GTO's dash was highlighted by walnut veneer trim.
This original restored GTO is presented in Marina Turquoise with Parchment interior. It is powered by the 389 cu in V-8, making 335 hp and is mated to a Muncie 4 speed transmission. Features include Strato bucket seats with center console, Rallye Gauges, power steering and brakes and Deluxe push button AM radio. Period correct Crager SS wheels have been added. This car is super clean and well detailed.