1967 Pontiac Parisienne Convertible

1967 Pontiac Parisienne Convertible

1967 Pontiac Grand Parisienne

1967 Pontiac Grand Parisienne

As mentioned in the last update, when Pontiac introduced its “Wide Track” cars in 1959, Canada went without as they were still based on “narrow” Chevrolets. That changed for 1968, when Pontiacs in Canada received their own “Wide Track” cars. Unrelated to the American “Wide Track” cars, the Canadian Pontiacs used the wheel track of Chevrolet station wagons, which was an inch wider than the sedans. Voila — a “true” wider track for Canadian Pontiacs!

1968 Pontiac Grande Parisienne Sports Coupe and Sedan

A 1968 Pontiac Grande Parisienne Sports Coupe and Sedan. The Grand Parisienne was the most luxurious Pontiac you could buy in Canada in 1968.

1968 Laurentian - Parisienne - Strato Chief

From top to bottom: Laurentian 2 Door Coupe, Parisienne 2+2 Hardtop Sports Coupe, and a base model Strato Chief Coupe. Full size 1968 models finally received a wider track in Canada to match the American Wide Track advertising campaign. The wider track came courtesy of the full-size Chevrolet wagon.


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