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1957

Pontiac Star Chief

Custom Safari Transcontinental
$59,900
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The 1957 Star Chief Custom Safari Transcontinental was introduced mid-model year to coincide with the release of the Bonneville(a fuel-injected convertible). In 1957 all of the wagons used the name “Safari” however, only 1894 Transcontinental versions were built during the short production run and very few exist today.

  • Year: 1957
  • Make: Pontiac
  • Model: Star Chief
  • Submodel: Custom Safari Transcontinental
  • Mileage: 53888
  • Color: Blue/White
  • Interior: Blue/White

The 1957 Star Chief Custom Safari Transcontinental was introduced mid-model year to coincide with the release of the Bonneville(a fuel-injected convertible). In 1957 all of the wagons used the name “Safari” however, only 1894 Transcontinental versions were built during the short production run and very few exist today. This particular example underwent a frame-up restoration in the 1990s and was a feature at the 1957 Heaven Museum which featured notable American cars from 1957. The entire ‘57 Heaven Museum was sold by Mecum in 2009 and this particular car sold at “no reserve” for 80k. 

 

Specs:

 

– Fontaine Blue and Kenya Ivory with Blue and White leather interior

– 1,894 total production (for all 4-door wagons)

– 347/270 HP engine

– Hydra-Matic transmission

– Carter AFB four-barrel carburetor

– Power steering and brakes

– Spinner hubcaps, whitewall tires

– Roof rack

– Reclining passenger seat

– Push-button radio, rear antenna

– Outside rearview mirrors

– Door handle guards

– Tinted glass