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A Look Back on the Pontiac that Never Was (nor should have been)

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Really more of a moving department store, the Stinger was probably only missing a partnership from Sears or Target to make it a reality.

While Pontiac was never known for their innovation (unless the first all-plastic engine built for the Grand Am counts), they did have some radical ideas. Radical as in the kind of tubular ideas you’d get from a beach bum that just surfs all day and sells conch shells on the beach. However, before the Aztek and even the modern conception of the Sport Utility Vehicle in general, Pontiac made a concept car they hoped would be the wave of the future. The Pontiac Stinger, a supposed $2 million design concept with amenities such as a built in air compressor, front seats that double as beach chairs, and two portable vacuum cleaners.

Really more of a moving department store, the Stinger was probably only missing a partnership from Sears or Target to make it a reality. Or, it is simply the fact that every component on this wave of the future could be lost, leaving you with uncomfortable seats, open door panels, and heaven forfend, the inability to clean the inside of your car with the vacuums.

Be taken to the excitement edge

Clearly, the Pontiac Stinger was a fever dream of a beach bum who imbibed in too much peyote, the real question is: how did he get hired by Pontiac and how many more of them led to the company’s downfall? While the Aztek was the product of a businessman trying to be cool this concept is much the opposite, a hang-ten cat trying to be too much of a businessman. One thing is for sure, even in concept cars the patented Pontiac plastic bumper looms over the road like an action figure trying to fall with style. Maybe it never existed because it was missing a laser.

But, all jokes aside, if you have a hankering for Saved by the Bell and have already watched the series 500 times, this Stinger video will tide you over for a tidy two minutes of non-stop enjoyment (laugh tracks not included, cool cd player included).

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Jared Eastman
Really more of a moving department store, the Stinger was probably only missing a partnership from Sears or Target to make it a reality.

While Pontiac was never known for their innovation (unless the first all-plastic engine built for the Grand Am counts), they did have some radical ideas. Radical as in the kind of tubular ideas you’d get from a beach bum that just surfs all day and sells conch shells on the beach. However, before the Aztek and even the modern conception of the Sport Utility Vehicle in general, Pontiac made a concept car they hoped would be the wave of the future. The Pontiac Stinger, a supposed $2 million design concept with amenities such as a built in air compressor, front seats that double as beach chairs, and two portable vacuum cleaners.

Really more of a moving department store, the Stinger was probably only missing a partnership from Sears or Target to make it a reality. Or, it is simply the fact that every component on this wave of the future could be lost, leaving you with uncomfortable seats, open door panels, and heaven forfend, the inability to clean the inside of your car with the vacuums.

Be taken to the excitement edge

Clearly, the Pontiac Stinger was a fever dream of a beach bum who imbibed in too much peyote, the real question is: how did he get hired by Pontiac and how many more of them led to the company’s downfall? While the Aztek was the product of a businessman trying to be cool this concept is much the opposite, a hang-ten cat trying to be too much of a businessman. One thing is for sure, even in concept cars the patented Pontiac plastic bumper looms over the road like an action figure trying to fall with style. Maybe it never existed because it was missing a laser.

But, all jokes aside, if you have a hankering for Saved by the Bell and have already watched the series 500 times, this Stinger video will tide you over for a tidy two minutes of non-stop enjoyment (laugh tracks not included, cool cd player included).

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Pontiac Stinger concept car

Stinger? I don’t even know her!

Jared Eastman
Really more of a moving department store, the Stinger was probably only missing a partnership from Sears or Target to make it a reality.

While Pontiac was never known for their innovation (unless the first all-plastic engine built for the Grand Am counts), they did have some radical ideas. Radical as in the kind of tubular ideas you’d get from a beach bum that just surfs all day and sells conch shells on the beach. However, before the Aztek and even the modern conception of the Sport Utility Vehicle in general, Pontiac made a concept car they hoped would be the wave of the future. The Pontiac Stinger, a supposed $2 million design concept with amenities such as a built in air compressor, front seats that double as beach chairs, and two portable vacuum cleaners.

Really more of a moving department store, the Stinger was probably only missing a partnership from Sears or Target to make it a reality. Or, it is simply the fact that every component on this wave of the future could be lost, leaving you with uncomfortable seats, open door panels, and heaven forfend, the inability to clean the inside of your car with the vacuums.

Be taken to the excitement edge

Clearly, the Pontiac Stinger was a fever dream of a beach bum who imbibed in too much peyote, the real question is: how did he get hired by Pontiac and how many more of them led to the company’s downfall? While the Aztek was the product of a businessman trying to be cool this concept is much the opposite, a hang-ten cat trying to be too much of a businessman. One thing is for sure, even in concept cars the patented Pontiac plastic bumper looms over the road like an action figure trying to fall with style. Maybe it never existed because it was missing a laser.

But, all jokes aside, if you have a hankering for Saved by the Bell and have already watched the series 500 times, this Stinger video will tide you over for a tidy two minutes of non-stop enjoyment (laugh tracks not included, cool cd player included).

1988 american 80s Pontiac Concept Stinger