1940 Pontiac Series 25 Special news, pictures, and information
It had a larger, more streamlined body, massive front fenders with built-in headlights and an 'alligator' type hood trimmed with three sets of slanting louvers. The Pontiac nameplate and Chevron emblem were carried on the Frank Hershey-designed 'Silver Streak' center rail that split the grille.
The exposed lower front door hinges, keyhole-type door handles, right-rear fender gas filler cap and more rounded rear deck. It came standard with safety roll front seat backs, new anti-skid tires, tilting and adjustable front seats and an improved safety shift gear control.
For its time, the 1940 Pontiac was an ideal car for a teacher. It was stylish, had improved safety features and was affordable - costing just over $820 new.
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