Last in Line: 1972 Pontiac Luxury LeMans Four Door Hardtop – SOLD!
June 29th Update: This rare Pontiac Luxury Lemans Four Door Hardtop proved to be a popular car when we featured it just last week and with a realistic asking price of $9,800 for this nice survivor, we’re not surprised at all to see this car sold so quickly.
Pontiac’s version of General Motors’ mid-size A-Body platform, the LeMans, was the Swiss Army Knife of the division’s lineup. While nearly every car enthusiast is familiar with the GTO muscle car version, at the other end of the Spectrum was the Luxury LeMans like this four door hardtop example just listed yesterday here on Craigslist in Milford, Massachusetts with only a stated 62,000 original miles, factory air conditioning and AM/FM stereo radio with an asking price of $9,800. Researching the NADA Guides Classic Car Online Valuation Tool confirms this private seller has his Luxury LeMans priced $just below the midpoint of the current “Low”, “Average”, and “High” retail value range of $4,889, $10,200, and $16,020, respectively. If you are serious about buying this four door hardtop, you can start the conversation by calling Jeff at (508) 498-5789 and when you do please remember to mention you saw his car featured here on GuysWithRides.com.
Pontiac produced the third generation of the Tempest/LeMans A-Body based lineup from 1968 through 1972. By 1972, Pontiac discontinued the Tempest line all intermediates were now Le Mans models. The top-line intermediate was the Luxury Le Mans, available in hardtop sedan and coupe models, featuring upgraded interiors compared to regular Le Mans models. The Le Mans Sport was available as a two-door hardtop or convertible with Strato bucket seats and interiors from the Luxury Le Mans. The GTO was changed from a separate series back to an option package on Le Mans and Le Mans Sport coupes. Replacing the previous GT-37 option package for 1972 was the new “Le Mans GT” option, available on Le Mans pillared and hardtop coupes with any V8 ranging from the 350 two-barrel to the 455 HO four-barrel, and also included the same appearance and handling items carried over from the GT-37. Most importantly, or sadly depending on your perspective, 1972 ended being the final year for the true four-door mid-size hardtop in the Pontiac line. While the 1973 Colonade hardtops that replaced this car featured frameless side glass, a wide pillar between the two doors was now in place for better roll-over protection.
By 1972, the innovative Endura front grille became standard on all Pontiac LeMans Lines and this commercial demonstrates just how tough the material was:
Based on the pictures and the description provided this is nicely optioned survivor in a now-unique body style that is a luxurious and affordbale way to participate in the old car hobby. Good luck with the purchase!
Here’s the seller’s description:
“1972 Pontiac Luxury Lemans four door hardtop, no post. 62,000 miles. Beautiful, unrestored, original. 350 Pontiac V8, Turbo 350 automatic. Power steering and power brakes. Factory a/c that blows ice cold. AM/FM stereo factory original. (rare), Correct wire wheel covers and fender skirts. Runs and drives 100%. Mostly original paint in great condition. Solid as a rock. Killer original interior. Nice original vinyl roof. Frame and floors clean and nice. Trunk floor excellent. All original body panels. Straight and nice. Nice chrome and bumpers. Where is the next one? Ready to drive and enjoy now. Call 508-498-5789.“
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