For sale is car #18 of 43, a 2002 Pontiac Collector Edition Trans
Am, 2002 Daytona 500 parade / lap car. This car was driven by 2002
Daytona 500 winner Ward Burton. There were 43 Collector Edition
Trans Am's used in the 2002 Daytona 500 opening parade ceremony.
Each NASCAR driver chose to have a celebrity drive them to their
assigned race car or drive themselves. Convertible cars were driven
by celebrities, while T-Tops were driven by the NASCAR drivers.
Each parade / lap car was driven one lap on the Daytona track. The
special Daytona 500 decal was affixed to each parade / lap car.
This decal was only provided to the 43 cars. In 2002, Pontiac
produced 30,690 Firebirds for world distribution. Only a total of
2391 received the Z15 Collector Package (7.8%). Of the 2391, only
507 were produced with an automatic transmission and T-Tops. This
Trans Am includes every feature that has made the Generation IV
Firebird one of the best performing Pontiacs ever. The heart of the
Collector Edition Trans Am is it's LS1 5.7 liter Ram Air V8 that
produces 325 horsepower. Every Collector Edition Trans Am is also
suited with the WS6 package. This car comes with all of it's
original 2002 Daytona 500 markings, including its parade / lap VIN
and the Ward Burton window stencil. The framed display board seen
in the photo contains the documentation and Daytona memorabilia. In
August of 2019, the car won a top 50 award at the Quaker Steak car
show in the Valley. This car has only 12,600 miles on it. All of
the power options, including power windows, power antenna, power
drivers seat, hidden headlights, Monsoon radio, ice cold A/C, power
windows and power locks are in working condition. This is an
accident free vehicle. In September of 2019, the engine oil was
changed to Royal Purple synthetic motor oil. The car is
meticulously kept and maintained. The car is stored in a climate
controlled garage and is only driven to local shows.