Pontiac was an American automobile manufacturer that was founded in 1926 and went out of business in 2010, during the Great Recession. The company is most remembered for its iconic muscle cars and luxury vehicles, such as the Firebird and Grand Prix. But did Pontiac ever make a pickup truck?
The answer is yes, Pontiac did produce pickup trucks in the past. These were not mass-market vehicles like those made by Ford or Chevrolet, but rather commercial-use trucks.
The first pickup truck that Pontiac produced was the Model T-37, which was produced from 1950 to 1958. It had a 3.8-liter inline six engine with a three-speed manual transmission, and it had a payload capacity of 1 tonne.
The next truck that Pontiac produced was the Model A-40, which ran from 1959 to 1965. This truck featured a 4.2-liter V8 engine with a three-speed manual transmission and had a payload capacity of 2 tons. It also featured power brakes and power steering.
The last pickup truck that Pontiac made was the Bonneville Special, which ran from 1966 to 1974. This truck had a 5.3-liter V8 engine with a four-speed manual transmission and had a payload capacity of 3 tons. It also featured power brakes, power steering, air conditioning and an optional four-wheel drive system.
So in conclusion to answer the question – Did Pontiac Ever Make Pickup Trucks? The answer is yes!
Pontiac did make several commercial use pickups throughout its history including the Model T-37 (1950 – 1958), Model A-40 (1959 – 1965) and Bonneville Special (1966 – 1974). Despite this they never really gained much popularity in the mass market segment compared to companies like Ford or Chevrolet.