T-top Formula coupes and convertibles could also be optioned as Firehawks beginning in 1995. A four-speed automatic was optional for both, featuring built-in electronic controls beginning in 1994. T-top Formula coupes and convertibles could also be optioned as Firehawks beginning in 1995. Powering the Pontiac Firebird Formula is an overhead valve, 5. The water-based paint often failed and delaminated during the warranty period and subsequently; cars had to be repainted. These cars came with a 455-H. Archived from on September 25, 2010.
The engineers also revised the compression ratio in the 400ci through the installation of different cylinder heads with smaller combustion chambers 1977 Pontiac 400 engines also had the 350 heads bolted to the 400 blocks, these heads were known as the 6x-4 heads and were taken from the Pontiac 350. Available were 175 to 225 hp 130 to 168 kW 400 cu in 6. This also coincided with the release of the 1967 , Ford's upscale, platform-sharing version of the Mustang. From 1977 to 1981, the Firebird used four square headlamps, while the Camaro continued to retain the two round headlights that had been shared by both second generation designs. Painted in Roman Red with a matching red interior it had a Gold pinstripe treatment with Red Bird graphics on the b-pillars. None of them would win with the first year of the Firebird body, but pro stock driver Jim Yates, a second year driver, using the Firebird body, did.
This option was stopped for the 1996 and later models, but the connections remain for 1996 and 1997 Formula and Trans Am. O decal on the Shaker Hood Scoop but were not anywhere near the same engine as the 71-72 H. Reynolds was well known to attendees of Barrett-Jackson, appearing numerous times. For 1995, all Trans Ams received 155-mph speedometers and Z-rated tires. Inside this is loaded with all the best features. Its quoted weight at the kerb is 1515 kg. Since all we do is sell classic cars, we do it better than anyone else and our expertise in financing, shipping and all things classic, means you drive away a customer for life.
Optional performance enhancements were available for each Firebird trim level; the Y87 performance packages for V6s added mechanical features of the V8 setups, such as four-wheel disc brakes, faster-response steering, limited-slip rear differential, and dual tailpipes. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. And the value price tells you the whole package is irresistible. However, that proved to be impossible due to the emissions regulations of the era. This full blackout package looks great against the dark blue exterior, and you can share this color combo with the world anytime you want thanks to the glass T-tops. The only option on these cars was the engine the 400 was not certified for California, nor was cruise control available with it , which dictated the transmission and the gear ratio 3. And free is good, right? SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557657324156 ; listingsSearchManager.
The , offered in 1979 as a credit option, was now the standard engine. The steering wheels in all Firebirds was also changed; their optional built-in audio controls were more closely grouped on each side. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. This also coincided with the release of the 1967. It also utilized the Trans-Am style steering wheel and dash except these were finished with gold spokes and a gold dash face which was unique to the Red Bird option.
From there, the cooler, denser air is delivered to the 3. Pontiac produced 7,500 10th anniversary cars, of which 1,817 were equipped with the Pontiac 400 engine and coupled with the four-speed Borg Warner Super T-10 transmission. Chrome wheels have typical bits of chrome flaking in spots. However, that proved to be impossible due to the emissions regulations of the era. Archived from on December 4, 2010. Classic cars come in all shapes and sizes and you can find them right here.
The Formula convertible was no longer offered. In 1978 Pontiac also made available the Red Bird package on the Firebird Esprit model. Standard seating 4 Exterior Length 193. These were some of the sleekest cars Pontiac ever made, including the coll hidden headlights and well-integrated rear spoiler. Archived from on 10 June 2015. Spies Hecker modern Corvette Red with orange, yellow, and white accents was applied to portions of the body before the entire finish was coated with Spies Hecker clear.
This generation of Firebirds were available in coupe form only; after the 1969 model year, convertibles were not available until 1991. Due to poor quality and numerous expensive warranty repairs and repainting, it was subsequently canceled on the 1989 20th Anniversary Turbo Trans Am, although a small handful of them were still produced. To commemorate this event, Pontiac unveiled a special Trans Am option at the 1976. This edition was available in either coupe or convertible form. These cars came with a 455-H. Both a two-door and a were offered through the 1969 model year.
Early cars were supplied with an off-center scoop. By late spring of 1969, Pontiac had deleted all model-year references on Firebird literature and promotional materials, anticipating the extended production run of the then-current 1969 models. In all, a total of 1,555 Turbo Trans Ams were manufactured. Background image courtesy of Thibaut Nagorny, via unsplash. He then made arrangements for it to be delivered to a Pontiac dealer in Fairfax, Virginia, where he would be stationed upon returning from his tour. The new design was initially characterized with a large , until 1975 when the rear window was enlarged. Another hint was the twin exhausts and rear anti-roll bars that were not used on Esprit.
No matter where you are, we'll work with you to find the most practical way to get your car home. The top of the rear window line going almost straight down to the lip of the trunk lid, a look that was to epitomize F-body styling for the longest period during the Firebird's lifetime. Forged rods and forged aluminum were specified, as were unique high-flow cylinder heads. The head-turning Notchbacks were made by Auto-Fab, Inc. SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter. The only difference between this engine and the previous 1975 engine is the H.