The February 2014 issue of The Legend continues a very special year for the GTOAA, as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the original American factory muscle car, the 1964 Pontiac GTO. On the cover of this month’s issue is Ward Cumbie’s stunning Silvermist Grey (Code D) hardtop, a study in simplicity, with few options—4 bbl. carb, four-speed close-ratio M21 (not the original tranny; the original M20 was stolen in 1966 by a very handy thief in a carport!), soft-ray tinted glass, “dog-dish” hubcaps, custom steering wheel, tach, heavy duty radiator, pushbuton AM radio with rear speaker. Ward and Virginia Cumbie are this GTO’s original owners, which they affectionately call “Our Old Goat,” and they have a GTOAA Original Owner Certificate to prove it. The car was actually a wedding present to each other when they were married in July 1964, and both their children rode home in it from the hospital as newborns. Aside from the paint, this GTO is mostly original, and a show-winner as well.
Also in the February issue: “Convention Corner 2014” with John Owoc of the Greater Pittsburgh GTOAA Chapter; “Memories of Hurst Performance, Part 8” with Dennis Kirban; “1964 A-Body Carpeting” with GTOAA 1964 Tech Advisor Craig Gibney Lovich; “The GTO Graveyard That Really Isn’t” with Vic Schreck; and “Goats On The Block, 1964 Edition” with Chuck Catalano.
All this and more—and the new GTOAA Club Store, now operated by Custom Auto Apparel—in the February 2014 issue of The Legend, the only national automotive magazine devoted exclusively to Pontiac’s Great One! Happy 50th Anniversary, Pontiac GTO!