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In an upcoming auction scheduled for February 2024, a breathtaking 1961 Pontiac Catalina Convertible is set to turn heads and capture hearts. This magnificent automobile, a creation of the renowned Paul Atkins, stands as a testament to classic elegance and modern engineering. With only two owners in its history, this Catalina embodies a blend of nostalgia and contemporary performance.
Under its hood lies the heart of this beauty – a robust 6.2L LS3 V8 engine, promising exhilarating power and precision. Paired with a six-speed manual transmission, it offers a driving experience that's both raw and refined. The car's exterior, painted in a striking Red Fire hue, exudes a fiery charisma, while the custom Oxblood leather interior adds a touch of luxury and sophistication.
One of the most eye-catching features is the Stayfast power black convertible top, marrying style with functionality. The car sits proudly on Curtis Speed Wheels, wrapped in Michelin Pilot Sport tires, ensuring a smooth and dynamic ride. The braking system is no less impressive, with Wilwood disc brakes providing superior stopping power and control.
Inside, the Catalina boasts bucket seats with a console, enhancing both comfort and aesthetics. The custom steering wheel and cue-ball shifter add to the car's unique character, while Dakota Digital Gauges offer a modern touch to the dashboard. The velour carpeting underfoot adds a layer of luxury, and the custom stereo system is ready to fill the cabin with your favorite tunes.
This 1961 Pontiac Catalina Convertible is more than just a car; it's a piece of art, a slice of history, and a pinnacle of automotive craftsmanship. As the auction date approaches, classic car enthusiasts and collectors are eagerly anticipating the opportunity to bid on this exceptional vehicle. With its stunning appearance, powerful performance, and meticulous attention to detail, this Catalina is poised to be the highlight of the event.
This vehicle along with hundreds of other is selling at the Palace in Greensboro, North Carolina on February 22-24. Visit their website to see all the cars for sale and to learn more about consignment and bidder registration.