Bennington Banner Newspaper Archives Feb 21 1966, Page 17

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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - February 21, 1966, Bennington, Vermont Olds Cutlass is pro mfg Oldsmobile introduction of the Cutlass supreme for 1966 brings a four door Hardtop to the k-85 line for the first time. Displaying the same a Holiday styling of the full size four door Oldsmobile hardtops the Cutlass supreme features an extra luxurious Interior and optional Vinyl Clad roof. Like All of the Cutlass models the supreme is powered by the 10.25-to-i, 330-cubic-Inch let fire rocket v-8 which May be teamed with the highly efficient Jet away automatic transmission. If a a a a a a a a a Sillmon a a a a a a a Mohawk passenger tires first line Golden Jet Tubeless blk. Wall 95 plus tax free installation Golden Jet features a wrap around shoulder plus Modem twin Whitewall for advanced styling. Tread has extra wide outer ribs for greater mileage and maximum Road stability at High speeds. Anti noise buffers in the tread grooves hush squeaks caused by Sharp turns and cornering. Thousands of angular Sipes assure positive traction. Front end aligning wheel balancing recapping batteries Wassick a tire service Hunt St. 1 dial 442-9070 a where men know tires bests America s car buyers like the custom car from the tip of the radio Antenna to the tires that hit the Road american car buyers were demanding and getting More customized automobiles during 1965. Helped along by the nations booming Economy . Car owners were heaping an Avalanche of a a extras onto their vehicles As never before in order to insure Comfort convenience safety and sometimes just Plain luxury. Model color and Interior combinations alone number in the billions estimates one Auto executive. Thus there a a possibility that certain owners will never see an exact duplicate of their car anywhere else in the . By the time 1966 models were introduced toward the end of the year a prospective buyer could choose from such options As brocade upholstery Power radio antennas Wood Grain dashboard panelling stereo tape players Power door locks tinted Glass reclining seats disc brakes and rear seat television. Figures show that 23.3 per cent or 2,060,411, of . Passenger cars produced in the 1965 Model run were equipped with air conditioning. This was a noticeable increase from the 17.1 per cent installed on 1964 automobiles and reflects a general upswing in the demand for extras on american cars. Other optional equipment showed similar peaks in popularity. More than 80 per cent of the 1965 Model cars were equipped with automatic transmissions better than 73 per cent had v-8 engines and 59.6 per cent featured Power steering. The popularity of More familiar items also continued to grow during the year. Features such As Power steering and brakes fully automatic and a four on the floor transmissions and Power seats and windows were All More in demand during 1965 than Ever before. 2 a 6to Hardtop col pm to is a very special Road machine. So special in fact we Call it the ultimate Tiger. And that a noteworthy considering All Pontiac Are tigers it packs a 335-hp, 389-cu. In. V-8 up front and harnesses the Energy with a column mounted Al synchro 3-Speed transmission heavy duty clutch heavy duty shocks Springs and Stabilizer bar. The engine is dressed up with chromed Rocker covers Low restriction air cleaner and Oil filler Cap. Naturally strato bucket seats and carpeting Are Standard. Lem ans h or to i Loi in Lemons is doubtless the most Beautiful car you can buy for the Money. And it s doubtless the most luxurious and the most nimble too. For it does its wide tracking with the new overhead Cam six engine Standard equipment and a three Speed fully synchronized transmission also Standard. The interiors Are the kind you d expect to find in much More expensive cars. Test drive one today. Tem Post tempest is a Pontiac is a wide track. Three cheers. One for Economy for the tempest goes for so Low a Price. Two for Beauty because tempest is a Pontiac through and through. Three for performance. It rides like Only a wide track rides with the new Standard overhead Cam six and fully synchronized three Speed. Lat Alin a Catalina is in a class by itself. Its the big Selling swinging wide track Tiger that combines luxury looks and performance at so Low a Price you la have to look twice to believe it. A lot goes into making a car Ond Catalina gets More than its share. See Walter l Barber inc. Pontiac Buick sales Ltd service 114 North Bennington Road Bennington it. Open evenings till 9 i he banners i Quot 1966

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