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How many horsepower does a Pontiac Bonneville have?

How many horsepower does a Pontiac Bonneville have?

Standard only for the Pontiac Bonneville was Pontiac’s first-ever fuel injection system. A mechanical system built by Rochester, it was similar in principle, but not identical, to the contemporary Chevrolet “fuelie”. Pontiac did not release official power ratings for this engine, saying only that it had more than 300 hp (224 kW).

When was the last year the Pontiac Bonneville was made?

Find sources: “Pontiac Bonneville” – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (May 2019) The Pontiac Bonneville was an automobile built by Pontiac from 1957 to 2005. Bonnevilles were full-sized, with the exception of a brief period of mid-size between 1982–1986.

When did Pontiac stop making their own engines?

Pontiac continued to manufacture its own engines, distinct from Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, or Oldsmobile, until 1981. Pontiac engines were used in its U.S.-market cars; Canadian-built Pontiac automobiles generally used Chevrolet engines.

What kind of engine did Pontiac have in 1955?

The 1955-up Pontiac V8 that finally reached the public was an overhead valve engine with cast iron cylinder heads and block and wedge-shaped combustion chambers. An innovative design feature was mounting the rocker arms on ball pivots on studs set into the cylinder head, rather than using a separate rocker shaft.

When did Pontiac stop making the Bonneville engine?

This engine was used from 1995 until it was retired from the Bonneville in 2003. In 1997, Pontiac made a 40th Anniversary Edition to mark the 40th year of production of the Bonneville. Pontiac made six models: the SE, the 40th Anniversary SE, the SSE, the 40th Anniversary SSE, the SSEi, and the 40th Anniversary SSEi.

What was the horsepower of a 1971 Pontiac Bonneville?

The standard engine for 1971-72 was a 455 cubic-inch V8 with two-barrel carburetor that was rated at 280 gross horsepower for 1971 and 185 net horsepower for 1972 and optionally available was the four-barrel version of the 455 rated at 325 gross horsepower in 1971 and 250 net horsepower in 1972.

What kind of carburetor does a Pontiac Bonneville use?

The 389 cubic inch plant was replaced with 400 cu in (6.6 L) one, and the 421 cubic inch plant was replaced with a 428 cu in (7.0 L) one. As per GM’s internal edict, the multi-carburation setups found on earlier cars were replaced with the new Quadra Jet “spread bore” carburetor.

What kind of body style does the Pontiac Bonneville have?

The Bonneville had new “Monocoque” styling and was offered in three body styles, a pillared four-door sedan, four-door hardtop sedan and two-door hardtop coupe.

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