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1964 Pontiac Banshee XP-833 Concept Car Going Up For Sale

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http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2015/05/06/1964-pontiac-banshee-xp-833-coupe-concept-heads-to-auction/?refer=news




Intended as a shot across Ford’s bow, Pontiac’s Banshee XP-833 coupe was an answer to Ford’s Cougar II show car, and Pontiac brass felt confident they could bring the Banshee to market before Ford launched its own two-seater. History tells us that neither car saw production, but a glimpse at the Banshee gives us a look at design cues that would later appear on the third-generation Corvette and the first-generation Firebird. One of two first-generation Banshees built (the other a white convertible that’s long been a part of Joe Bortz’s collection), the silver coupe will head to auction later this month as part of the Dragone sale in Greenwich, Connecticut.



The coupe remained with its original owner until 2006, when it sold at a Barrett-Jackson auction for $214,500. Since then, it’s been offered for sale numerous times, including a trip across the stage at RM’s 2010 Amelia Island sale, where it bid to $325,000 but failed to meet reserve, and at Mecum’s 2010 Monterey sale, where it bid to $400,000 without changing hands. It’s twice been featured as a Find of the Day in the Hemmings Daily, but neither running included a price in the listing.



Dragone Auctions is predicting a selling price between $600,000 and $650,000 when the 1964 Pontiac Banshee XP-833 crosses the stage on May 30 as part of its 2015 Greenwich Car Event Weekend auction. For complete details, visit DragoneClassic.com.



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Amazing car, been following this car ever since I first saw it.


I'm amazed at all the bit's & pieces on this 1964 way before their use on production models.


Like the Rally II's I've always wondered why Pontiac waited until '67 to use them.


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Back when they STOLE it for under 300K I was floored.


This is what the 5th time they are offering it for sale.


Sad that they just keep trying to cash in, I get it but don't like it!


I think this is an amazing piece of Pontiac's (OHC 6) History and sure wish it would at the least end up in the


Pontiac Oakland Museum, were everyone could have a chance to see it!


https://www.pontiacoaklandmuseum.org/


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Such an amazing car, can't believe for how little it went for. Agree with Sprint, would be good to see this thing find a good home in the Museum :)


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Amazing car, been following this car ever since I first saw it.

I'm amazed at all the bit's & pieces on this 1964 way before their use on production models.

Like the Rally II's I've always wondered why Pontiac waited until '67 to use them.

BANSHEE%2040.jpg

Back when they STOLE it for under 300K I was floored.

This is what the 5th time they are offering it for sale.

Sad that they just keep trying to cash in, I get it but don't like it!

I think this is an amazing piece of Pontiac's (OHC 6) History and sure wish it would at the least end up in the

Pontiac Oakland Museum, were everyone could have a chance to see it!

https://www.pontiacoaklandmuseum.org/

Funny you should mention the Pontiac Oakland Museum Sprint6.....wannna guess where I was today? I will give you a big hint!

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