15,000 Original Miles


Manual Transmission
6.6L 400ci V8
250 hp @ 4400 rpm*
325 lb/ft torque @ 3200 rpm*
Capable 0-60 MPH: 6.6 seconds
Top Speed: N/A
*Base Price in 1972: $3,450


*Seller Asking:


1972 pontiac gto for sale
Fast Facts:

  • In 1963, GM had a factory ban preventing new compact production cars from featuring full size engines. To get around this, John Delorean simply made the GTO an option package for the compact 1964 Tempest. Since the GTO wasn’t its own production model, it slid under the radar
  • The GTO eventually became its own model. However, in 1972, the GTO was solely an option package once again
  • Many claim that Pontiac stole the “GTO” name from Ferrari. Of course Ferrari was upset, but since they never applied for copyright of the name, there was nothing they could do
  • The GTO was nicknamed the GOAT by enthusiasts, as it was considered the original “Greatest of All Time”
  • The Judge option was discontinued in 1972, as well as the convertible
  • Only 5,807 GTO’s were sold in 1972. In comparison, 96,946 were sold in 1966
Key Model Year Changes:

  • While there was an advertised HP decrease from the previous model year (1971), it was mainly because horsepower ratings switched from Gross Rating to the more conservative SAE Net system, which drastically reduced advertised horsepower numbers for all cars
  • Recessed eggcrate plastic grilles in light grey replaced the mesh grille from 1971. The grille surrounds are unique to 1972 as well.
  • Engine displacement decals moved from the front fenders to the rear quarter panel past the wheel well housing.
  • In 1971 the rear view mirror was bright metal plated. The rear view mirror was given a matte metal finish to comply with new safety standards, vs the bright metal plated mirror used in ’71
  • The steering wheel is now a two spoke version, vs the 3 spoke from the previous year
  • The bucket seats now featured full vertical pleated vinyl bucket inserts with vinyl bolsters vs the comfortweave inserts used in 1971
  • Features a 120mph speedometer, vs the 140mph speedo used in 1971
  • Dash and console now featured a lighter burl wood grain pattern vs ’71
  • The tail lamps switched from the ribbed design to the smooth design of the 1970 unit minus the stainless steel trim (painted silver instead)
  • The exhaust tips turn now sideways and exit behind the rear tires, as opposed to ’71 where the tips exited beneath the rear valence in a straight cut. This is why the ’72 models didn’t have cut outs for the exhaust in the rear valence, while the previous year did
  • Front fenders now featured vertical air vents stamped into the metal, as opposed to no vents in 1971

Seller Notes:

  • 15,000 genuine, original miles
  • Purchased over 40 yrs ago, only driven sparingly
  • Original Goodyear polyglas tires, with Rally II wheels
  • Spare tire has never been out of trunk
  • Original paint and interior (mint)
  • Complete original number’s matching drivetrain
  • Factory 4 Spd, power steering, power disc brakes, tinted glass, exhaust splitters
  • Runs excellent. Includes original title and all associated paperwork


  • Location: Leesburg, Virginia – (more photos below)
  • UPDATE: ad is no longer available (sold or expired)

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UPDATE: ad is no longer available (sold or expired)

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*SAE rated from factory. May not reflect current output
*Performance numbers pulled from reputable automotive road tests
*Base price when new does not reflect original MSRP of this particular car, nor does it reflect what the original owner paid for it
*Advertised price at time of posting. Sellers can raise or lower prices on their original ad at any time. Click on the original ad to view current price/availability
Mileage Disclaimer: NOC has not confirmed if the mileage stated by the seller is true and accurate. It is up to the buyer to verify these claims. Vehicle history reports, service records stating mileage, and even inspections of odometer tampering are recommended.

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