Known as the “world’s first muscle car”, Pontiac’s GTO debuted in 1964 and undoubtedly changed the auto industry forever. Designed to be a small car with a big engine, the foundation for the Chevy Camaro and Ford Mustang was built and new class was built.
Did you know that Pontiac actually cheated when they raced Ferrari in the world-famous Motor Trend exhibition? We didn’t either until we came across this video from History.com. It’s packed with great tidbits about the GTO as well as set to Born to Be Wild by Steppenwolf.