The 1939 Pontiac Deluxe Six 'Ghost Car' is Throwback Terrific

By: Jordan Sowunmi - Published: Aug 3, 2011 • References: autoblog & hypebeast
Taking one look at the 1939 Pontiac Deluxe Six 'Ghost Car' is like entering a portal into a time long since past, filled with the classic styling of mid-20th century automotive design mixed with an avant-garde exterior.

The 1939 Pontiac Deluxe Six 'Ghost Car' was developed at one of the most tumultuous times for automakers. In 1939, with World War II was on the precipice of exploding, the Pontiac Deluxe Six 'Ghost Car' made its debut at the 1939 World Fair, becoming the first entirely transparent car in the United States. The incredible, see-through aesthetic that gives it the major design thrust necessary to create an iconic vehicle equal parts spectacle as it is retro.

The 1939 Pontiac Deluxe Six 'Ghost Car' was recently sold at the RM Auctions in Michigan, where it garnered a winning bid of $308,000. Looking through our gallery, it's easy to see why. The 1939 Pontiac Deluxe Six 'Ghost Car' represents the design style of a bygone era with elements so original and avant-garde for the time, that they do not look out of place today. It's a veritable 'must have' for any old-school car collector.

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