Pontiac was another well-known automotive brand that’s ingrained in the history of the muscle car era. But it is another victim of changing automotive tastes and bad management. What was once the home of favorite cars like the Trans Am and the GTO was nothing more than a collection of badge-engineered Chevrolets at the end.
There was a time when Pontiac pioneered the muscle car segment and performance era of automotive history (via Autoblog). Pontiac was an innovative brand until the corporate grasp of GM changed it. The last car that offered authentic Pontiac design was the G8 sedan.