This 1968 Pontiac GTO convertible was first delivered to Gianera Pontiac in La Crescenta, California, and is finished in Mayfair Maize over black upholstery. Power is provided by a 400ci V8 paired with a Turbo 400 three-speed automatic transmission, and additional equipment includes a black power-operated soft top, 14″ Rallye II wheels, Hurst dual gate shifter, power steering, power-assisted front disc brakes, a chrome rear bumper, a center console, SunPro auxiliary gauges, and a factory push-button radio. The car is said to have been registered in California since new and was acquired by the seller from the second owner in 1990. An August 2021 service included oil and transmission fluid changes as well as replacement of the transmission pan gasket and battery. This GTO convertible is offered at no reserve with manufacturer’s literature, service records, a Protect-O-Plate, a factory build sheet, and a California title in the seller’s name.
The car is said to have been repainted in its factory shade of Mayfair Maize in 2011. Features include quad headlamps, a power-operated black soft top, a chrome rear bumper, bright finished rocker trim, GTO badging, a pair of hood scoops, and dual exhaust outlets. The seller notes the convertible top and pump were replaced in 2011.
The 14″ Rallye II wheels wear Pontiac center caps and 235/60 Road Hugger Radial G/T tires. The car is equipped with power steering and braking is provided by power-assisted front discs and rear drums.
The cabin features seating upholstered in black vinyl with a matching dashboard, console, door panels, and carpets. Additional features include front bucket seats, a center console, Hurst dual gate shifter, lap belts for all occupants, vent windows, faux woodgrain accents, polished door sills, a lockable glovebox, and a push-button radio. The seller notes that the driver’s seat has been rebuilt with new foam, springs, and vinyl cover.
The three-spoke steering wheel with a Pontiac center emblem fronts a 120-mph speedometer, an analog clock, and a combination gauge. A trio of SunPro auxiliary gauges are mounted below the dash. The five-digit odometer indicates 59k miles, 1k of which have been added by the seller.
The 400ci V8 was reportedly refurbished in 1987 and was factory rated at 350 horsepower and 455 lb-ft of torque. A Flowmaster dual exhaust with stainless downpipes has been fitted, and the oil has been changed in preparation for sale.
The stamping on the engine block shows 9940 which matches the last of the vehicle’s VIN number.
Power is sent to the rear wheels through a Turbo 400 three-speed automatic transmission. The transmission is said to be have been refurbished in 1987.
The trim tag decodes as follows:
- Build Date: 05B – Second Week of May 1968
- Style: 68 24267 – Two Door Convertible
- Body: BF00477 – Fremont, California Assembly
- Trim: 23 – Black Interior Trim
- Paint: Y2 – Mayfair Maize