* Powered by a rebuilt 428 ci V8 bored out .060 with 10:25
* 200-4R Automatic transmission with level 4 800hp package
* Rebuilt 1966 GTO Tri-power carburetors
* Refinished in Cameo White
* Black vinyl interior
* Custom wheels
* 3200 Stall lock-up torque converter
* 4:11 rear end
* Complete disc brake kit
* New spring in front with F-body shocks
* Invoices totaling over $30,000
With the introduction of the Chevrolet Camaro in 1966, followed one year later by its mechanical twin cousin, the Pontiac Firebird.
When you think about muscle cars and pony cars of the late 1960s, a 1969 Pontiac Firebird such as the Pick of the Day is not always one of the first cars that comes to mind.
It’s no surprise that John Z. DeLorean, who gave us the Pontiac GTO, wanted to do something different with the new Firebird being offered by his Pontiac Division of General Motors.
Mecum Auctions rolls into Southern California on Thursday for its annual three-day sale at the Anaheim Convention Center
I’ve spent far longer then I care to admit staring at the Pick of the Day car, a 1968 Pontiac Firebird, trying to think of something smart and interesting to say about it.
Still steamed that you missed out on that 1977 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am, the Smokey and the Bandit promo car that sold at Barrett-Jackson?
I had a 1988 Pontiac Formula Firebird when was a young man, but we live in a city where there are many hills and rear-wheel drive is not ideal.