1966 Pontiac Grand Prix Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Front
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Production Years for Series : 1962 - 1968
Price : $3,490
Weight : 4012 lbs | 1819.813 kg

Power

V 8 | Hydra-Matic
Displacement : 6375 cc | 389.0 cu in. | 6.4 L.
Power : 325 HP (239.2 KW) @ 4800 RPM
Bore : 4.1 in | 103 mm.
Stroke : 3.8 in | 95 mm.
Compression : 10.5:1
Main Bearings : 5
Valvetrain : 16 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Carter AFB 4-barrel Model 4033S
V 8 | Synchromesh
Displacement : 6375 cc | 389.0 cu in. | 6.4 L.
Power : 333 BHP (245.088 KW) @ 5000 RPM
Torque :325 Ft-Lbs (441 NM) @ 4800 RPM
Bore : 4.1 in | 103 mm.
Stroke : 3.8 in | 95 mm.
Compression : 8.6:1
Main Bearings : 5
Valvetrain : 16 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Carter AFB 4-barrel Model 4033S
Transmission:
Automatic Super HydraMatic

Production Figures

Total Pontiac Production for 1966 : 831,331
1966 Pontiac Grand Prix
Hardtops : 36,757

Handling

Recall

Component

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Manufacturer

GENERAL MOTORS CORP.

NHTSA Campaign ID69V038000
NotesPOSSIBILITY THAT ORIGINALLY INSTALLED FRONT BRAKE HOSES MAY, UNDER EX- TENSIVEUSAGE AND CERTAIN DRIVING CONDITIONS, FATIGUE.IF THIS OCCURS, A SUDDEN HEAVYBRAKE APPLICATION MIGHT CAUSE BRAKE HOSE TO RUPTURE RESULTING IN LOSS OFHYDRAULIC BRAKING SYSTEM.(CORRECT BY RE- PLACING FRONT FLEXIBLE HOSES.)

Component

STEERING:LINKAGES:ARM:IDLER AND ATTACHMENT

Manufacturer

GENERAL MOTORS CORP.

NHTSA Campaign ID67V130000
NotesPOSSIBILITY THAT, AFTER EXTENDED MILEAGE, THE IDLER ARM ASSEMBLY COULD SEPARATE DURING VEHICLE OPERATION AND RESULT IN A SEVERE PULL TO THE RIGHT AS BRAKES ARE APPLIED AT LOW TO MODERATE SPEED.(INSPECT AND RE- PLACE IDLER ARM ASSEMBLY AS REQUIRED.)

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated October 2019

1966 Averages

Avg. Car Cost : $2,650
Avg. Household Income : $6,900
Avg. Home : $14,200
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.32


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