Saturday, July 11, 2020

1958 Pontiac Bonneville Convertible - $91k

The latest Mecum auction is underway and top lot thus far is a 1958 Pontiac Bonneville Convertible that made $91k against an estimate of $75k to $100k. Unrestored. Original paint. Original interior. 19,520 original miles. 370/300 HP Tri-Power V-8 engine. Automatic transmission. Power steering and brakes. Single spotlight. Code VVW Patina White and Starmist Silver paint. Mallard Turquoise/Marlin Turquoise leather interior.
The 1958 Pontiac Bonneville Convertible was the top end, high-performance full-size open-air Pontiac of its time. The car was hugely expensive with an MSRP on par with a fully loaded Cadillac.

3,096 convertibles were produced in 1958. A one-year-only body design, the 1958 Pontiac is considered the signature expression of Harley Earl design. The vehicle appeared at Mecum.