The 1949 Pontiac Streamliner DeLuxe wagon, part of the Pontiac line of wood-bodied cargo haulers
1949 Pontiac Streamliner DeLuxe wagon

The 1949 Pontiac Streamliner Wood Body Wagon was the last of the wood-bodied Pontiac cargo haulers, though there was hardly as much wood as before. It was offered as an alternative to a new all-steel wagon this year, though there was little difference in price.

Both six- and eight-cylinder versions were available. A standard-trim eight-passenger model was offered, and there was a six-passenger equivalent with DeLuxe trim only.

Pluses of the 1949 Pontiac Streamliner Wood Body Wagon:

  • Fine carpentry
  • Last of the breed
  • Well ahead of contemporary all-steel wagons in value

Minuses of the 1949 Pontiac Streamliner Wood Body Wagon:

  • Pricey
  • Same old engines
  • Wood care costly, time-consuming

Production of the 1949 Pontiac Streamliner Wood Body Wagon:
1,000 est.

Specifications of the 1949 Pontiac Streamliner Wood Body Wagon:
Wheelbase, inches: 120.0
Length, inches: 202.5
Weight, pounds: 3,730/3,835 (six-cylinder/eight-cylinder)
Price, new
:
$2,543/$2,690 (U.S.) (six-cylinder/eight-cylinder)

Engines for the 1949 Pontiac Streamliner Wood Body Wagon:

TypeSize
Horsepower
Years
sv I-6
239.2 cid
90/931949
sv I-8
248.9 cid
104/1061949

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