This extraordinary 1960 Pontiac Two Door Hardtop Sports Coupe was sold new by Mc Kissick Pontiac in San Leandro, California to Carl Huff of Orinda, California. Not only is this an exceptional restoration of a great original car, it also has a complete and documented history file including its original California registration receipts from 1960 through the 1980s, a copy of the original window sticker, copy of the original data sheet, the original owner’s manual in its proper envelope, original keys, and warranty book.
This Pontiac is the recent recipient of a complete, nut and bolt restoration to exacting standards and today remains in like new condition. It was recently part of a noted mid-western collection, whose owner is likely to be one of the most finicky and particular collectors around. The car has been on display in a museum-like setting for the last couple of years and has been regularly used and maintained during this period.
The restoration shows absolutely no signs of use or wear. The paint is like new, the fit and finish of the body panels is flawless, the chrome is gorgeous and the interior was restored to show quality standards. The trunk is properly detailed with the correct spare tire, cover and mats. The engine bay and chassis also appear like new and have been properly restored with correct hoses, clamps, wiring, factory labels and hardware. The firewall, inner fender panels, etc are properly and accurately restored to the same condition as the exterior. They mechanical components show virtually no signs of use. Included in the sale are photos showing the car prior to its restoration which is a testament to what a solid and original car this has always been. There is also a collection of photos showing the restoration in progress. The documentation provided certainly leads one to believe that the mileage is most likely original. It is an extremely well equipped car with power steering, hydra-matic transmission, heater, defroster, deluxe interior and white wall tires. All of the equipment matches the vehicle’s description as seen on the data sheet.
Clearly, this is likely to be one of the most accurately restored and correct examples to be offered in recent years. With its known history from new, the extensive documentation folder and its extraordinary restoration, this Pontiac is certainly ready to be owned by most discriminating of collectors.