1979 PONTIAC TRANS AM 10TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION for sale. Motorcar Classics is proud to present this rare and meticulously restored 1979 Pontiac Trans Am 10th Anniversary Edition featured in the correct amp; beautiful color combination of the upper body in metallic Gray and lower body in Platinum Silver with a stunning Silver Pearl Leather Bucket Seat Interior. This frame-Off, nut amp; bolt restored Firebird is truly better than new and was done to the highest standards we have ever seen. Everything component has been powder-coated or painted using the correct colors and textures. The car shows only 33,812 original miles on the odometer. The original L80 6.6L 403 CID V8 4-bbl engine is mated to a 350 Turbo Hydramatic 3-Speed automatic transmission. This Trans Am drives and handles as new shifting tight and sharp through all RPM ranges. The car has the original 3.08:1 rear differential ratio which provides a good balance between performance and relaxed highway cruising. Luxury options include factory A/C, T-Tops, tilt wheel, power windows, remote trunk release, power steering, power brakes, power door locks and factory AM/FM/8-Track stereo. This trans Am has the coveted 15 x 8 Silver Polished Turbo-Flow Wheels (N90) and correct BF Goodrich Radial T/A tires. This is a two-owner car with all #'s matching. Documentation includes complete PHS Report and original owner's manual. It was built in the 1st week of May 1979 (05A) in Norwood, Ohio, can carries VIN#: 2X87K9N172606. This Trans Am was delivered by Forbes GMC Truck Center of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada to her first owner who resided in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada on June 9, 1979 for a very high price of $10,710.40 + Tax. You will not find a nicer 1979 Anniversary Trans Am anywhere. This car truly presents and drives better than new in all respects. This is a must see Trans Am for the Pontiac enthusiast that you can drive or show with pride.
The Pick of the Day is a dead ringer for the coupe driven by Burt Reynolds in ‘Smokey and the Bandit,’ golden hood eagle, T-tops and all
Car was a ’76 model disguised with ’77 sheetmetal for a Pontiac sales brochure, and was supposed to have been destroyed
This is the 19th in a 30-day countdown to Barrett-Jackson’s annual Las Vegas collector car auction
The Pick of the Day is a standout collectible muscle car, a low-mileage original described as being in pristine condition
Pontiac Trans Am approaches its 50th anniversary
The Pick of the Day provides the answer with what seems to be a clean, all-original Pontiac
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William Leland III, the great-great nephew of Cadillac founder Henry Leland, ordered this 1979 Trans Am in 1978 after his father agreed to co-sign for the loan.
Imagine buying a new muscle car – something iconic and inherently cool – only to hardly ever drive it and leave it largely untouched.