1958 PONTIAC Chieftain, V-8, 122

1958 PONTIAC Chieftain, V-8, 122" wb

CHIEFTAIN LINE — (V-8)  — SERIES 25AND SERIES 27 — The 1958 Pontiacs featured all new styling and chassis engineering that was hailed as a bold advance over the past. General appearance characteristics included honeycomb grilles, a longer, lower silhouette, quad headlamps and taillamps, recessed floors and concave rear fender panels. Chieftains could be identified by the script model nameplates at the front of concave insert panels on the rear doors or fenders and three stars on the rear fenders. Small hubcaps were standard on all Chieftains, but many were sold with optional full wheel discs. Taillamps without trim rings were seen on Chieftains, except the convertible. The ragtop was in a separate series sharing a unique ribbed rear deck lid with the Bonneville convertible. Princess pattern Lustrex upholstery with Morrokide imitation leather trim was seen inside Chieftains, except the convertible, which h ...


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