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WardsAuto Flashback – June 2016: Pontiac Milestone

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - On June 2, Pontiac builds its 11 millionth car, a burgundy ’66 LeMans convertible, at its home plant in Pontiac, MI. A highlight of Pontiac’s 40th anniversary year, the milestone car was completed just 13 months after the automaker assembled its 10 millionth unit. The LeMans was chosen for the accolade to mark the success of the midsize car line. Beginning in 1926, Pontiac vehicle production reached 1.0 million units in 1935 and 5.0 million in 1954.

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