Long Island Chapter helps the New York Auto Show honor the GTO legacy

IMG 1969 GTO moving G Heicklen 3

With help from the Long Island Chapter and some other area Pontiac clubs the New York Auto Show will be showcasing the GTO and it's legacy this year.............


As automotive enthusiasts eagerly anticipate the upcoming New York Auto ShowShow, there’s a particular milestone revving up excitement among muscle car aficionados worldwide. In a fitting tribute to automotive history, the 60th anniversary of the iconic GTO will be celebrated with a spectacular showcase at the event from April 5th to the 7th.

The GTO, or Gran Turismo Omologato, burst onto the scene in 1964, capturing the hearts and imaginations of car enthusiasts with its combination of raw power, sleek design, and undeniable charisma. Conceived during the golden age of American muscle cars, the GTO quickly became a symbol of performance and style, leaving an indelible mark on automotive culture.

Fast forward six decades, and the GTO’s legacy still resonates with automotive enthusiasts young and old. To honor this milestone, the New York Auto Show is pulling out all the stops, assembling a collection of GTOs that will evoke nostalgia and admiration in equal measure.

From the classic lines of the original 1964 model to the modern interpretations of recent years, the GTO showcase will feature an array of pristine examples representing the evolution of this legendary nameplate. Enthusiasts will have the rare opportunity to admire these automotive icons up close, marveling at their timeless design and formidable performance.

For those lucky enough to attend the show, the GTO showcase promises to be a highlight of the event, offering a unique opportunity to experience automotive history in all its glory. Whether you’re a die-hard muscle car enthusiast or simply appreciate the beauty of automotive design, the New York Auto Show’s tribute to the GTO is sure to leave a lasting impression.

As we celebrate 60 years of the GTO, we’re reminded not only of its significance in automotive history but also of the enduring passion and enthusiasm it continues to inspire. So mark your calendars, gear up for an unforgettable weekend, and join us as we pay homage to one of the most iconic cars ever to roam the open road.

The GTO showcase will be on display from April 5 – April 7. 

Some of the GTOs that will be on display include:

IMG 1969 GTOG Heicklen 2
IMG 1966 GT Oconvert dkblue front P Colabella 2 rotated
IMG 1968 GT Oconvert grn K Willnauer scaled
IMG 1970 GTO Judge A Ipiotis scaled
IMG 1972 GTO front D Stanton scaled
IMG 2004 GTOC Martins rotated

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