1980 Pontiac Trans-Am Turbo Pace Car
If you are a Pontiac fan and you love Trans-Ams, then you have got to like these Turbo Pace Cars. Its great appearance and small production run of only 5700 units is what makes these collectible and desirable. Here we have an unrestored example with just at 7K original miles and it comes with PHS documentation. The options include: 4.9L/301 cubic-inch Turbocharged V8 engine, 3-Speed automatic transmission, positraction rear axle with 3.08:1 axle ratio, WS6 performance handling package with 4-wheel disc brakes, T-tops, specific oyster interior with hobnail cloth inserts in doeskin vinyl with Firebird logo embroidered into rear seat back, special oyster luxury weight carpet, air conditioning, red lit gages, power windows, power door locks, power antenna, white exterior color with gray accents, unique hood decal, turbo boost gauge, white painted turbo cast aluminum wheels, leather stitched formula steering wheel with unique horn button, pin striping, custom interior door trim panels with Firebird logo embroidered into each upper panel, tilt steering wheel, delay wipers, and cruise control.
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
Michael Fux IROC Collection on the docket at Mecum’s Kissimmee auction
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.