Minor changes for 1951 included a gull-wing grille, with center medallion. The fastback model was dropped from production as well as the sedan coupe.
Horsepower was tweaked in both the sixes and eights. The 96 hp six was now offered at 100 hp, and the eight, previously at 116 hp was now available at a 120 hp configuration.
In 1951 Pontiac celebrated its 25th anniversary. And, in spite of the effects of the Korean war, 1951 turned out to be Pontiac's second-best total sales ever.