1962 Pontiac Catalina
Price: $450,000.00

362P20980

ER1790KP629

Aqua Marine

4-Speed Manual

421 V8

Vehicle Info

DriveTrain
  • Transmission: 4-Speed Manual
Engine
  • Fuel Type: Gasoline
Basic Information
  • Style Name: Royal Bobcat 2 Dr
  • Vehicle Type: Coupe

Dealer Message

1962 Pontiac Catalina 421 Super Duty Royal Bobcat For Sale in Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401


Get ready for the ultimate driving experience with this 1962 Pontiac Catalina 421 Super Duty Royal Bobcat features an elegant yet aggressive styling. With striking Aqua Marine paint that is complimented by an exceptionally clean Tri Color Blue interior, this handsome devil is sure to turn heads. Powered by a 421 V8 engine that is mated with a 4-speed manual transmission that offers an impressive 405 horsepower, this car's mechanical setup is brimming with all the innovative engineering for which Pontiac is known. A breathtaking display of acceleration and power awaits you with this 1962 Pontiac Catalina 421 Super Duty Royal Bobcat. Own what has been described as a piece of Pontiac History.


The Super Duty Catalina is symbolic of Pontiac's early "60s dominance of NHRA's dragstrips and NASCAR's high-speed ovals. Super Duty engine components were initially sold through the Division's dealership parts department, but the NHRA soon mandated that in order to be eligible for competition in stock classes, complete engines must be factory installed. Pontiac countered by offering the Super Duty 389 and 421 in its "62 Midsized models. Production records suggest that 179 total Super Duty Pontiacs were built during that model year, including 16 Grand Prixs and 162 Catalinas one Super Duty remains unaccounted for. The SD-421. This 1962 Catalina was not only the Motor Trend Test Car, May issue 1962, it might also be the first factory-built Super Duty. This beauty was the first 1962 Super Duty sold to the public see Pete McCarthys book "Pontiac Muscle Car Performance 1987" for details. It comes fully loaded with fantastic features that provide the versatility to accommodate anyone's approach at driving.


Highlights include:


Winner best of show 2015 Pontiac Oakland Club, POCI, National Convention among aprox. 500 show cars.


All Documentation, Plus Build Sheet And Title


Concurs restoration quality, all ball joints riveted like factory in A frames


Special cylinder head work by Pete McCarthy, the car was built 2nd week of Dec. 1961, #1 off the line and has the #306 cylinder heads.


Voted Muscle car of the year at Texas Good Guys Car Show 2009

Featured in Pete McCarthy's Book, Pontiac Muscle Car Performance 1987


Billet rear axles


Traction bars installed by Royal Pontiac


Car has never been on a drag strip since its restoration or abused.


This is a real Royal Bobcat, the badges on the rear sail panel are New Old Stock and the knock offs on the 8 lug wheels are original ,it also has the special paint. Royal Pontiac in Royal Oak Mi. Did this to 1962 and 1963 Catalina cars with Bobcat Package.


Car is factory rated 405 horsepower the May 1962 Motor Trend article has the car at 465 horsepower, the engine has mechanical lifters, factory aluminum intake and dual 625 cfm AFB Carburetors, with dual point ignition, deepened oil pan and steel 990 crankshaft and rods .60 over with Ross forged pistons.


Transmission is BW Cast Iron case aluminum tail shaft 220 low gear , Hurst Shifter. The VIN is stamped in the top of the case. It is original to the car.


The car was sold by Royal Pontiac Royal Oak Mi. They gave it the Bobcat treatment, knock offs, special paint, traction bars and badges.

No expense was spared in the concours restoration many NOS parts were used, chrome grills, steering wheel, fuel tank. To name a few

All date coded new glass has been used in the restoration marked with the correct date of the car.

This is a numbers matching car, original engine, carburetors, original BW 4 speed transmission, and 430 ratio 3rd member posi track.

The car is serial no. 362P20980, number 1, off the line of the 162 Pontiac built for Super Stock racing, I have full documentation and original bill of sale.

Autographed sun visor by Pontiac icon Jim Wangers! Jim drove the car in the 1962 May issue Motor Trend Magazine. ( See picture #7 )

The October 2008.issue of High-Performance Pontiac Magazine has a reprint of the Motor Trend May 1962 article plus a current write up on the car 12 pages in length.

All correct factory paint daubs have been used on springs, frame, front spindles, Even the factory looking over spray has been duplicated on the underside of the body and hood.


In view of the price other Super Duty cars this rare have sold for, I believe the price of 450K is realistic for a car this rare, the first one built and sold to the public.


And SO Much More!!!


This 1962 Pontiac Catalina 421 Super Duty Royal Bobcat has been meticulously maintained, adult driven, and stored in a climate-controlled room. If you are searching for a sophisticated vehicle that is fast, fun, and fierce than look no further. This rare find has retained its beautiful 1962 luster and is perfect for any true appreciator or collector of American made classic vehicles. It is a must see/drive to truly appreciate everything she has to offer. In fact, come see for yourself! You will agree that you cannot find another 1962 Pontiac Catalina 421 Super Duty Royal Bobcat in this condition for the asking price. Call today for more information on how you can take a step back in time with this authentic 62' Pontiac Catalina 421 Super Duty Royal Bobcat!!!


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