TEMPEST GTO — (V-8) — SERIES 242 — The GTO line was now a separate series with distinctive trim on the new Tempest sheet metal. A wire mesh grille insert without horizontal divider bars was used. The grille incorporated rectangular parking lamps and a GTO nameplate on the left-hand side. A single scoop appeared on the hood, elongated V-shaped badges were mounted behind the front wheel openings, GTO lettering appeared on the deck lid and rear fenders, the upper beltline contour was pin striped and horizontal twin-slot taillamps were used. Standard equipment included all LeMans items, plus a special 389-cid four-barrel V-8; walnut grain dash panel inserts; dual exhaust; heavy-duty shock absorbers, springs and stabilizer bar; and 7.75 × 14 redline or whitewall tires.