Pontiac, 1931 on Flickr.
Scanned from Taschen’s "All-American Ads of the 30s".
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“Pontiac is the new car in the low price field
It’s a big straight 8 $585
Whether your purse be big or little, you owe it to yourself to ride in this new big Pontiac Straight 8.
It is in the high price field in everything but price.
The smooth-flowing power of its bif 77-horse-power Straight 8 engine gives you performance such as you’d never dream of finding in a low cost car - 78 real miles per hour. Its 115-inch wheelbase, coupled with the beautiful new Fisher Bodies, gives you roomy comfort and easy riding such as never offered before in the low price field.
Closed models have the new Fisher No-Draft Ventilation, individually controlled - the greatest advance in comfort and pleasure since closed cars were developed. Itstops drafts, prevents window fog and allows for draftless ventilation in front and rear seats.
Pontiac is winning its new owners from every class - on its sheer value, outstanding performance, low cost and long-lived operating economy.
Whatever you’ve paid for cars before - this year drive a Pontiac before you buy - the big Straight 8 in the low price field. It’s the car you’ll like to drive, be proud to own, and it is easy to buy and run.
Engine cushioned in rubber
Fisher No-Draft Individually Controlled Ventilation”