Pontiac Tempest LeMans GTO (1964)

The 1964 Pontiac Tempest LeMans, with the GTO option package, was the car that started the “muscle car” era. The package included the high performance 389 CID V8, dual exhausts, special GTO nameplates, simulated engine-turned dash panel inserts and dual hood scoops.

A heavy-duty three-speed or close- ratio four-speed transmission was optional along with a more powerful Tri-Power engine producing 348 horsepower. The 325 horsepower GTO went from 0-60 mph in 7.7 seconds. Pontiac sold 32,450 Tempests with the GTO package during the 1964 model year.

Engine: 389 CID V8, 325 horsepower

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