Here's Your Chance To Buy The McLaren Pontiac Of Your Dreams!
A while back we took a look at McLaren's work with Ford Motor Company to create the fairly awesome Fox Body Mercury Capri. Well apparently that wasn't the only time McLaren dabbled in modifying American cars. Enter the 1990 Pontiac Grand Prix! McLaren partnered with ASC to create, what might be the most collectible Grand Prix ever produced.
The two door coupe featured a 3.1 liter turbocharged V6 producing a whopping 205 horsepower! Hey, it was the Early 90's and horsepower wasn't exactly plentiful. Unfortunately the only transmission on offer was a four speed automatic. More aggressive body lines were added including hood louvers. Minor upgrades were made to the suspension and with the exception of the 6×8″ alloy wheels one could walk past it and not think anything particularly special was going on.
Unless they happened to pear through the window and see the completely custom interior bespoke toe the ASC McLaren Grand Prix. Seating capacity was reduced to four while being wrapped in premium leather. Then there is the steering wheel which looks exactly as you'd expect multi-function steering wheel from 1990 would look like. But it didn't end there, a display near the shifter was ahead of its time displaying such modern features like a clock and an animated compass. The compass would rotate around an image of the car.
Only 3,500 examples were ever made so if you like rare odd balls this is the car for you. Even better if this feels like your particular slice of the late 80's/early 90's then good news is at hand! You can bid to buy your very own over at Bring A Trailer! This prime example has been garage kept its entire life and only has 78,000 miles on it. The current bid at the time of writing was only $3,600.
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