1926, The First Pontiac

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ca. 1926

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GM’s Oakland division introduced the first Pontiac nameplate, called the "Pontiac Chief of Sixes," at the New York Auto Show. Powered by a six-cylinder engine, it was designed to create a new rung on the price ladder between Chevrolet and Oldsmobile and was built largely from components designed and engineered for Chevrolet.