Pontiac Grand Prix specs: 1962

Pontiac Grand Prix specs: 1962

Being based on GM’s B-body platform, technically it wasn’t a midsizer. Ford created the segment, but the 1962 Grand Prix was GM’s original personal luxury coupe, beating the Buick Riviera by a full model year…

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Platform: B-body

Trim Levels: base

Body Styles: sports coupe

Wheelbase: 120.0″

F/R Track Width: 62.5″/62.5″

Overall Length: 211.6″

Overall Width: 78.6″

Overall Height: 54.1″

Turning Circle: 42.8′

Drag Coefficient:

Curb Weight: 3835 lbs.

Available Engines:

  • 389 CID 2bbl V8 (credit option)- 230 hp
  • 389 CID 4bbl V8 (standard)- 303 hp
  • 389 CID 3x2bbl V8- 318 hp
  • 389 CID 4bbl H.O V8- 333 hp
  • 389 CID 3x2bbl H.O. V8- 348 hp
  • 421 CID 4bbl V8- 320 hp
  • 421 CID 2x4bbl V8- 405 hp
  • Available Transmissions:

  • 3-SPEED MANUAL (base 389 2bbl/4 bbl)
  • 3-SPEED HEAVY DUTY MANUAL (tripower & high output V8s)
  • 4-SPEED BORG-WARNER T10 MANUAL (all)
  • 3-SPEED ROTO-HYDRAMATIC AUTOMATIC (all)
  • Axle Ratio:

  • 2.69
  • 3.08
  • 3.23
  • Fuel Capacity: 25 gallons

    Fuel Economy: 8-10 mpg

    Head Room F/R: 38.0″/38.3″

    Leg Room F/R: 44.5″/40.4″

    Shoulder Room F/R:

    Hip Room F/R: 63.5″/55.2″

    Tires: 8.00×14

    Wheels: 14.0″ x 6.0″

    Production Total: 30195 units

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