Available now. This resin engine is available from Kitchen Table Resins. All engines are $18.50 each plus a $5.00 S&H charge per order. email us at: email@example.com The straight-8 was an eight-cylinder, inline automobile engine that was used in production Pontiacs from 1933 to 1954. Introduced in the fall of 1932 for the 1933 models, it was Pontiac's most powerful engine at the time and was the least expensive eight-cylinder engine built by an American automotive manufacturer.