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Pontiac GTO Sinister Widebody Rendering Looks Like a Classy Demon

It's not just powerful V8 engines that made muscle cars so popular. Take the Pontiac GTO, for example, which is an icon built on legends, rarity, and unique design.
Pontiac GTO Is an Sinister Muscle Car Rendering 8 photos
Pontiac GTO Sinister Widebody Rendering Looks Like a Classy DemonPontiac GTO Sinister Widebody Rendering Looks Like a Classy DemonPontiac GTO Sinister Widebody Rendering Looks Like a Classy DemonPontiac GTO Sinister Widebody Rendering Looks Like a Classy DemonPontiac GTO Sinister Widebody Rendering Looks Like a Classy DemonPontiac GTO Sinister Widebody Rendering Looks Like a Classy DemonPontiac GTO Sinister Widebody Rendering Looks Like a Classy Demon
To non-fans, muscle cars are difficult to tell apart. They've all got this old-fashioned body shape, even today. But a true connoisseur will look at headlights, taillights, or trim and tell you exactly when a HEMI Cuda or a Dodge Charger was made.

The GTO is like that too. Right when the Mustang was booming, Pontiac's creation flexed quad headlights that were vertically stacked. There are other features, of course, like the fenders being less square. But we rarely see anything creative done with the above-mentioned elements.

Artist Brad Builds already saw this when he created Darth Vader's sinister GTO a while back. But it's hard to take a floating muscle car seriously. Now this, this is more like it!

Widebody kits could be considered the one thing separating old muscle cars from new ones. Sure, you've got a bit of Coke bottle girth here and there, but for the most part, these 1960s are flat on the sides. Meanwhile, the new ones are just crazy.

You have the stock body kits Dodge uses on the Charger and Challenger and crazy add-ons inspired by Japanese tuning. We're talking mainly about Clinched or Shirokai.

This rendering plays in the same league, and we thus think it will leave a mark on the muscle car community. Until now, the thing to do with a GTO is to find one in a barn, get the dust off, restore it, but keep everything as stock as possible.

As you can see, there's nothing stock here, and it starts with the sinister dark metallic finish. It wraps around massive fender inserts which go around to the bumpers. That reminds us of that one Riley Stair's wide and low 1970 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am, fully caged in and able to rev to 10,000rpm.

Of course, the creator of these pixels took the opportunity to have much lower suspension and tires wide enough for a race car. Anybody who's got a Shirokai kit should love the look, but GTO purists will obviously hate it.



 
 
 
 
 

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