Pontiac Safari

Pontiac Safari

As Pontiac Safari several models of the U.S. automobile manufacturer Pontiac are known. Described here was part of the local fullsize class ( upper middle class) and was offered from 1986 to 1989.

The term safari Pontiac had been used since the 1950s for combi versions of its models.

In addition, the Pontiac version of the Chevrolet Astro was sold as a safari.

Model history

In 1986, Pontiac the large, rear-wheel drive models of the Pontiac Parisienne series from the program, provided the combined but still continue under the name Pontiac Safari.

The Safari was the parallel model of Chevrolet Caprice Wagon, Buick Electra Estate Wagon and Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser.

The combination existed in a single version of the model with a five-liter V8 and four-speed automatic until summer 1989.

In three years, 23,478 piece Oshawa plant in Canada were manufactured.


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