West Coast Classics are proud to present an absolutely stunning and exceptional example of this original southern California 'Black Plate' and completely rust free 1964 Pontiac GTO 2 door Hardtop coupe with a 389cid/325HP 4 bbl V8 engine with added Tri-Power carbs, upgraded 4 speed manual transmission, 'K' code 3.23 axle, dual 'splitter' exhausts, Deluxe wheel discs with 'Spinner' hubcaps with red-line tires, wooden steering wheel, tinted glass, front seat belts, bucket seats, instrument panel pad, front and rear carpets, deck emblems, console, crankcase vent, air clean, dual exhausts, back up lamps, soft ray glass, dual horns and pushbutton radio with a manual antenna and sold complete with it's PHS documents and a copy of the original build sheet!
Finished in it's original factory 'Ermine White' color paint with a matching 'Ermine White' hardtop with a beautiful and virtually flawless 'Black' interior and original 'Spinner' hubcaps with fairly new factory correct 'Red-Line' tires. Purchased recently from a California car collector and obviously always garage kept and covered! The floor boards, trunk and all the typical rust-prone areas are completely solid and rust-free and the car has no indication of any accidents of any kind - obviously an always garaged and cherished car since new!
The car looks extremely impressive in it's original factory 'Ermine White' color paint with matching hardtop and the 'Black' interior is in absolutely exceptional and virtually completely original condition! The car has all it's original logos and has a 4 speed manual transmission with a tachometer, pushbutton radio and manual antenna, Deluxe Wheel Discs, back-up lamps, soft ray glass and chrome drip moldings. The brightwork design on the dashboard, the dashboard itself, the headliner, the carpets and all the seats are in absolutely exceptional condition with virtually no signs of wear and tear! All the chrome work is also in very good condition and the original spare wheel is in the trunk.
The 389 c.i./325HP engine is extremely strong and powerful and has the added tri-power carburetors which with the 4 speed manual transmission makes this particular car drive absolutely magnificently - must be driven to be believed - drives straight as an arrow with no strange road wobbles, shakes or rattles - a truly remarkable daily driver that will really give any modern day sports car a run for it's money! The 4 speed manual transmission shifts smoothly through all the gears and the temperature always remains cool!
This is a rare opportunity to own a great daily driving and never abused example of an always garaged and rust free 1964 Pontiac GTO in very fine condition throughout and as close to a pristine example as you will find and with original California' Black Plates' this Fremont, California built 1964 Pontiac GTO was sold new at 'Mission Pontiac' in San Bernadino, California and is one very rare and highly desirable, collectible and unabused example of one of the outstanding GM designs of the sixties.
The GTO option package for the Tempest created a new type of vehicle by shoehorning a big block engine into a medium sized car - the muscle car, starting a trend lasting almost ten years before the fuel crisis of 1973! With it's lightweight body and 348 horses under the hood, the 1964 GTO was unlike any other car at the time. The 389 cubic inch V8 is the centerpiece of the GTO package and with the legendary Tri-Power of three two barrel carburetors it boasted 348 bhp. All first generation GTO's have a special place in collector's hearts as the first of the muscle car species and enjoy milestone status, especially the 1964 model which many consider the purest of the breed, if not the all time fastest! Tri-Power equipped first year coupes seem to have a special aura among enthusiasts too. It was amazing how much torque the GTO had for an essentially stock six-passenger car and it became a legend in it's own time. The GTO could accelerate from 0-60 in under 7 seconds - a quite remarkable feat in it's day and even today! The biggest advantage was it's weight, some 300lbs lighter than most later muscle cars, made this beast very quick off the line.
In summary, this is one unique opportunity to own a turn-key ready to enjoy today 1964 4 speed stick shift Tri-Power GTO. An always garaged and rust free example of this increasingly desirable and collectible 1964 Pontiac GTO and a muscle car investment that's sure to appreciate over the years for any Pontiac enthusiast, classic American sixties car collector or simply any muscle car enthusiast! SOLD