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Old 04-12-2007, 12:07 AM   #1
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I have seen coupe versions of both the LeSabre and 88 but I notice Bonneville didn't have this option. I would think since Pontiac is considered the performance brand of GM it would have had a coupe version also

Can any BC photo shop experts show us how they could have looked?



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Nice 88, is it for sale somewhere?
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Someone actually made one once. Pics are somewhere.
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Both cars are currently for sale on Autotrader, it was the only place I could find pics of the coupes
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I know there are more, but a quick search turned up these photochops
Name:  BonneSpeedster.jpg
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Name:  BadBonneVert.jpg
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I have seen coupe versions of both the LeSabre and 88 but I notice Bonneville didn't have this option. I would think since Pontiac is considered the performance brand of GM it would have had a coupe version also
Why? Pontiac already had plenty of 2-door models, in the F and W bodies.
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actually there was a 2 door production model car made.
but pontiac never went with it.

check it out here.
http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...eville&start=0
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Thanks for that link Jim, wow that looked hot, I wonder who at Pontiac decided to say "No thank you we'll pass"

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Honestly I think the Bonneville was more geared towards the Family crowd with kids but still wanted to have performance with 4 doors.. And boy oh boy did the Bonneville fill those shoes for a long time

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[quote="tallbump"]I know there are more, but a quick search turned up these photochops
Name:  BonneSpeedster.jpg
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If anyone does this promise me that you'll put a second L67 where the back seat was.
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