For Sale: 1989 Pontiac Firebird Formula in O'Fallon, Illinois

Vehicle Description

Gateway Classic Cars of Atlanta is proud to present this 1989 Pontiac Firebird Formula 350. The third generation Pontiac Firebird was introduced in late 1981 by Pontiac alongside its corporate cousin, the Chevrolet Camaro for the 1982 model year. These were also the first Firebirds with factory fuel injection, four-speed automatic transmissions, five-speed manual transmissions, four-cylinder engines, 16-inch wheels, and hatchback bodies. 1989 was the biggest year for Pontiac with respect to press coverage, promotions, and performance. It was not well known at the time, but in 1989, Pontiac produced the quickest and fastest American production car. The "Excitement Division" was also asked to provide a car to pace the 73rd running of the Indianapolis 500; sadly, it would be the final time a Pontiac would ever receive that honor. Firebirds optioned with T-tops received new acrylic plastic tops made by Leximar for GM. The new tops were lighter in weight and tinted darker but were more dome shaped and aged rapidly. GM replaced many sets with tops made of glass under warranty, but the acrylic tops continued as standard issue through 1992. All Firebirds optioned with rear disc brakes now received PBR brake calipers and larger brake rotors, which resolved issues encountered with previous-model rear discs and increased stopping power. Introduction of GM's Vehicle Anti-Theft System (VATS) or PASS-Key made all Firebirds more theft-resistant. The system was adapted from GM's higher-end Corvette and Cadillac vehicles in response to an escalating trend among car thieves to target the Camaro and Firebird. VATS incorporated a small resistor into the ignition key shaft which was read by a sensor when the key was inserted. 1989 was the First year a US Dealership could order T-top and a 350 Engine in a firebird. Powering this 1989 Pontiac Firebird Formula 350 is a 350 Cubic Inch V8 backed by a automatic transmission. Options on this 1989 Pontiac Firebird Formula 350 include: Air Conditioning, AM/FM Radio, Cassette Player, T-Tops, Cruise Control, Lumbar Support, Power Brakes, Power Steering, Power Locks, Power Windows, Power Mirrors, Jack, Tilt Wheel, Seat Belts, Cloth Interior, Radial Tires, Alloy Wheels, and Posi-Traction. This 1989 Pontiac Firebird Formula 350 is being offered by our Atlanta Showroom and can be seen in greater detail including 100+ HD pictures and an HD video at For additional information please call our knowledgeable staff at (678) 894-4833 or email us at [email protected] or come to our Atlanta Showroom, located at 1870 McFarland Parkway Suite 300, Alpharetta, GA 30005

Vehicle Details

  • 1989 Pontiac Firebird Formula
  • Listing ID:CC-1545048
  • Price:$26,000
  • Location:O'Fallon, Illinois
  • Year:1989
  • Make:Pontiac
  • Model:Firebird Formula
  • Exterior Color:Red
  • Interior Color:Grey
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:45697
  • Stock Number:ATL1933
  • VIN:1G2FS218XKL232356

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1237 Central Park Dr
O'Fallon, IL 62269
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