This extremely rare Pontiac Parisienne convertible resides in
Sweden. It has been fitted with the Custom-Sport package, including the huge and
powerful 427 cid V8 engine. According to owner Peder Behr only 12 of these were
around this car has an intimidating muscle-car look. The racy white stripes
accentuating the sides of the body indicate the performance ambitions of the
car, as do the special rims. The rear end treatment is standard Parisienne. The
panels underneath the lower side trim line however are unusual.
A wonderful spotless interior with bucket seats in creamy
leather and a standard Parisienne dashboard. This car has a 3-speed automatic
transmission, which can be operated by the lever on the console between the
front seats. In the more modest Parisienne models with bench seats this lever
was located on the steering column behind the steering wheel.
The most remarkable part of this car is its engine: a 390 hp V8
displacing 427 cubic inches, equal to about 7 litres. Like the 396 cid engine of
Carl's Parisienne convertible this is a Chevrolet unit rather than a Pontiac. In
1966 the largest Pontiac engine option available in the US measured 421 cid (6.9
litres), so this Canadian produced Pontiac had an even bigger engine than its
Thanks for the pictures of your unique car, Peder!
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