Pontiac Trans Am

WS6 Equipped: 1985 Pontiac Trans Am

When you look at the corporate culture of General Motors as a whole in the early eighties, it was a miracle that the Camaro/Firebird/Trans Am and the C4 Corvette even existed.  The emphasis was on fuel efficiency and profits. … more»

Poncho Power! 1979 Pontiac Trans Am

I have to apologize upfront for the images used in this post – they’re not great and I did the best with them that I could. This is a fabulous car and needs better pictorial representation – additional images… more»

No Reserve: 1979 Pontiac Trans Am “Bandit”

Yes, another “Bandit” Trans Am, this time a 1979 example. There seems to be no shortage of these but their popularity has come into its own over the last several years. Being a ’79, this is the first year… more»

Mile Deep Finish: 1984 Pontiac Trans Am

Talk about understated! This third-gen 1984 Pontiac Trans Am threw me at first and I had to do a VIN decode (fifth digit=W) to ascertain that it actually is a Trans Am – it’s a long way from the… more»

No Smokey Here: 1976 Pontiac Trans Am

I normally wouldn’t cover a second-gen Pontiac Trans Am. The reason is simple, there are just so many of them and we have covered them extensively. And once you get beyond the Super-Duty era (’73-’74), the go just isn’t… more»

Rare Brewster Green: 1973 Pontiac Trans Am 455

I generally take a pass on second-gen (’70-’81) Pontiac Trans Ams – it’s nothing personal, they just don’t draw my interest. This one, however, caught my attention for two reasons. One is the SD-455 decal on the shaker hood… more»

Turbocharged Convertible: 1981 Pontiac Trans Am

This 1981 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo is one of the relatively few examples wherein a Pontiac customer chose to have it sent to an aftermarket vendor to convert it to a droptop. This example is not only rare for… more»

Top Down Rarity! 1980 Pontiac Trans Am

The year 1980 was pretty good for the Pontiac Firebird, there were about 107K built, and the ever-popular Trans Am was almost half of that total with about 50K copies. One thing that did not happen that year, however,… more»

455/4-Speed? 1977 Pontiac Trans Am

There’s a thought that postulates, “When enough is just right, too much is perfect!” And that is particularly pertinent when it comes to pony cars like this 1977 Pontiac Trans Am. They came with big engines but why not… more»

W72 4-Speed! 1977 Pontiac Trans Am SE

A Smokey and the Bandit Trans Am (Special Edition) doesn’t really capture my attention any longer. They have become commonplace and seem to be everywhere – at times, it seems like there are more now than there were back… more»

Bargain Bird? 1975 Pontiac Trans Am

By 1975, the party was almost over. AMC AMX? gone; Plymouth Cuda? gone; Dodge Challenger? gone; Camaro Z28? gone; Pontiac Trans Am? Not quite, it was still hanging in there but the famed 455 CI Super Duty engine sang… more»

Indy Pace Car! 1980 Pontiac Turbo Trans Am

This Pontiac Trans Am may be based on the Firebird but it looks more like a snowbird in this opening shot. This version of Pontiac’s F-body Trans Am was getting long in the tooth, and quite a bit slower,… more»

No Reserve SE: 1978 Pontiac Trans Am Y82

Trans Am, what’s your pleasure? Fill it up, my man! These were the famous lines from the 1977 movie Smokey and the Bandit. Located in Pompano Beach, Florida, this 1978 Y82 Pontiac Trans Am is for sale here on… more»

Garage Kept: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am

This 1980 Pontiac Trans Am has been garage kept for the past 34 years. The car is white with a red deluxe velour interior. The seller states that the car is original and matching numbers. It is listed for… more»

WS6 Equipped: 1979 Pontiac Trans Am

This Nocturne Blue 1979 Pontiac Trans Am is for sale out of Statesboro, Georgia. The car is listed for sale here on eBay with a bid price up to $13,300 with 2 days left in the auction. The car… more»

37K Mile: 1975 Pontiac Trans Am 4 Speed

The mid 1970’s were not a great time for muscle cars. The Challenger was gone, the Mustang had a 4 cylinder and the Z28 had been cancelled. Pontiac was still the performance leader and producing relatively powerful cars with… more»

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