1979

63,000 Miles and in Mint Condition: 1979 Ford Pinto Hatchback

It is almost impossible not to mention fire when you talk about Ford Pintos.  They go together like peas and carrots it seems.  The fire issue was addressed after Ford was dragged kicking and screaming into court, but this… more»

36k-Mile Time Capsule: 1979 Pontiac Trans Am Special Edition

Some of our readers may only know of Burt Reynolds through Norm Macdonald’s portrayal of him in the hilarious SNL “Celebrity Jeopardy” skits in the mid-1990’s. But those of us old enough to remember the ’70’s remember Burt Reynolds… more»

10th Anniversary: 1979 Pontiac Trans Am

Pontiac celebrated the 10th year of the Trans Am with a special model known to Pontiac enthusiasts as the TATA. That stands for Tenth Anniversary Trans Am. 7,500 TATA’s were built in 1979 with 1,817 being built with the… more»

Tremec 5 Speed and 455 V8: 1979 Pontiac Trans Am

This Code 50 Solar Gold Trans Am is on the edge between being a driver and a project. Tony Primo found this 1979 Pontiac Trans Am for sale here on Craigslist. It is listed for $11,000 and appears to… more»

Rare Color: 1979 Pontiac Trans Am

Tony Primo found this low mileage Trans Am for sale in Falls Church, Virginia near Washington DC. It is supposedly painted in Code 77 Carmine Red which was interestingly not available for the Trans Am in 1979 according to… more»

Winter Project: 1979 Pontiac Trans Am

Who is looking for a black T-Top Pontiac Trans Am that is being stored in a horse stall in Athol, Massachusetts? This 1979 Trans Am is listed for sale here on eBay with 2 days remaining in the auction…. more»

Demolition Derby Candidate? 1979 Pontiac Trans Am

“What’s not rusted is dented” states the ad for this 1979 Pontiac Trans Am here on Craigslist. This Trans Am is one of over 117,000 built in 1979. The Trans Am was the top model produced in 1979 out… more»

Black Beauty: 1979 Pontiac Trans Am

This car was originally painted Heritage Brown with a camel interior. It was repainted black and the interior has been changed out to match. We appreciate Tony Primo finding this listing. The 1979 Pontiac Trans Am has Tennessee plates… more»

Almost Original: 1979 Jeep CJ7 4X4 Renegade

If not for a few modifications, this 1979 Jeep CJ7 would be considered a survivor. A girl in my high school had one of these and we thought she was so cool driving around with her blonde hair blowing… more»

Simply Red: No Reserve 1979 Ford F-100 Custom Pickup

My late father-in-law was a diehard N.C. State Wolfpack graduate and fan and had a lot of red clothing in his closet. He also owned his own construction company and always drove a red Ford F100 pickup truck to… more»

10th Anniversary Edition: 1979 Pontiac Trans Am

In 1979, the Pontiac Trans Am was 10 years old and Pontiac celebrated by producing a 10th Anniversary Edition. Among Pontiac enthusiasts, this car is known as a TATA (Tenth Anniversary Trans Am). This example is rough and in… more»

Update: 1979 Ford Ranchero 500 with 1,308 Miles

UPDATE – “Return of the Ranchero” could be an appropriate movie title, I guess, for this 1979 Ford Ranchero 500 time capsule with 1,308 original miles. It’s back for a sequel after being featured last December here on Barn… more»

Rusty Red: 1979 Dodge Lil Red Express

The Lil’ Red Express edition was offered in 1978 and 1979 by Dodge and all were equipped with a 360 cubic inch police interceptor V8 engines. This example is a 1979 model listed here on eBay. It is located… more»

Seldom Seen Honcho: 1979 Jeep J10 Pickup

When you think of full-size domestic pickup trucks, Ford, Chevrolet, and Dodge are what you see in your head.  While there are now many options for a pickup, both foreign and domestic, for decades there was another made-in-America choice. … more»

No Reserve Driver: 1979 Pontiac Trans Am 4-Speed

There are few cars that attract more attention than a Pontiac Trans Am. Love them or hate them, they are an iconic part of Pontiac history and they carried the performance torch for American performance cars through the 1970’s…. more»

4WD Fun: 1979 Dodge Power Wagon

This 1979 Dodge Power Wagon has not been tucked away in a garage its whole life. It has been used for its intended purpose. Located in Redmond, Oregon, this W150 short wheelbase step side Dodge truck is listed here… more»

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