Archived from on September 25, 2010. The Trans Am model included cruise control, electric rear window defogger, power door locks, leather appointment group with leather-wrapped steering wheel, dual power mirrors with blue-tinted glass, and a 5. Another hint was the twin exhausts and rear anti-roll bars that were not used on Esprit. It also marked the 10th anniversary of the Trans Am, and a special anniversary package was made available: silver paint with gray upper paint accents and a silver leather interior. The Firebird Trans Am was also selected as the Official Pace Car for the.
The 'transmission perform' button was available only in the 1994 and 1995 Formula and Trans Am. They also succeeded in the fuel consumption department, offering a four-cylinder Firebird that would provide 34 miles per gallon. You can share this information with your friends. The Formula convertible was no longer offered. Air Conditioning made standard on all V8 cars. Beginning in 1998 for 1999 models, a standard 16.
The Formula convertible was no longer offered. If you're not sure, ask your dealer. This also coincided with the release of the 1967 , Ford's upscale, platform-sharing version of the Mustang. Engine choices consisted of a L98 5. Archived from on July 21, 2015.
This also coincided with the release of the 1967 , Ford's upscale, platform-sharing version of the Mustang. Bilstein shocks were a further option with the package. The coupe and the convertible were equal in terms of interior space. For 1995, all Trans Ams received 155-mph speedometers and Z-rated tires. Not really much of a send off for one of only two vehicles that survived from the muscle car days to the modern era without interruption. The smaller TurboHydramatic 350 automatic was deemed enough.
Exterior colors: Navy Blue Metallic and Sport Gold Metallic added. Changing break fluid in Pontiac Firebird 1997 is also is a simple task. A total of 201 Firehawks were built for 1993. V8 1973 455 cu in 7. A few new options were available, including a Hurst shifter for the six-speed manual transmission and a power steering cooler on V8 models.
The steering wheels in all Firebirds was also changed; their optional built-in audio controls were more closely grouped on each side. Formula and Trans Am models saw the 5. Under this agreement, Trans Am Depot takes brand-new model , strips them down to their basic components and rebuilds what looks like new Trans Ams. Firebird Red Book - Pontiac Firebird from 1967. The state of the art of computerized engine management was in its infancy, and as long as saving fuel was the primary objective, it was not possible to have high horsepower and torque numbers. Wind tunnels were used to form the new F-Body platform's shape, and Pontiac took full advantage of it. 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.
It was available as a hatchback coupe or a convertible. The new L67 was rated at 340 hp 250 kW , with revised cylinder heads that included round exhaust ports. Inside, new features included a console with an auxiliary power outlet for electronic devices, revised storage, and a pull-out cup holder. At least it went out on top. Approximately 700 of these Notchbacks were built in 1988 and offered for sale by Pontiac, which is why many Firebird owners were unaware of its existence. Buyers could choose between a four-speed automatic transmission or a Borg-Warner six-speed manual with Hurst shifter. While the live rear axle and floorpan aft of the front seats remained largely the same, ninety percent of the Firebird's parts were all-new.
The 230 cu in 3. 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. For 1997, Pontiac added a Ram Air Performance and Handling Packard to the convertible body styles. He used it for three seasons, winning the championship in all three years. When the Trans-Am was last seen, model year 2002 Firebirds were in use. A total of 7,100 were produced with the 455 engine. Except for being about half an inch taller with its top up, the convertible had matching exterior dimensions.
Note: all capacities are approximate. The aerodynamic developments extended to the finned aluminum wheels with smooth hubcaps and a functional rear spoiler. Available were 175 to 225 hp 130 to 168 kW 400 cu in 6. When the Trans-Am was last seen, model year 2002 Firebirds were in use. Backseat passengers got a somewhat-cramped 35.