For Sale: 1979 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am in Kentwood, Michigan


Vehicle Description

GR Auto Gallery is proud to offer this fully documented and extremely rare 1979 Y84 Special Edition Trans Am. This car was special ordered new as a T-Top delete car and it is rumored that only 8 1979 Special Edition cars built as T-top delete. The market on Special Edition Trans Ams is absolutely red hot and tis example is priced to sell. This Trans Am remains bone stock in appearance and features the very sought after WS6 performance and handling package that features 4 wheel disc brakes and F41 suspension. The car was sold new at Peterson Motor Co. May 16, 1979 and still remains highly original having only on repaint in its original Starlight Black with Gold graphics over original Camel Hobnail cloth interior. The car is power by its original 6.6 liter V8, automatic transmission and 2.73 rear axle. This car is highly optioned including: Factory Air Conditioning that blows cold, electric door locks, all tinted glass, custom interior, front and rear wheel spoilers, sport mirrors, Hood Bird Decal, Console, Rear Spoiler, Posi-traction, Pedal Trim, Fuel Return, 63 Amp Alternator, 403 CID V8 with 4 barrel carb, Automatic transmission, Formula Steering Wheel, Cast Aluminum Wheel, Special Black Tail Lamps, 225/70R15 white letter tires, Tinted Windshield with Antenna, Cast Aluminum Wheels Gold, AM/FM Stereo Radio, Electric Clock, Ash Tray Lamp, I/P Gauges, and a host of others per the original build sheet pictured below.
Mechanically, the car is great in all areas. It is an exceptional driving car performs and behaves well in all driving situations whether in city traffic or flat out highway driving. The car is tight and possesses responsive handling and the 4 wheel disc brakes provide excellent braking and safety. In short, it is obvious that this car has been properly maintained and cared for since new.
Cosmetically, the oirignal interior shows some wear on the driver seat as one would expect, but overall it remains tidy and extremely clean in all areas. The exterior paint and striping, now over 5 years old, was professionally applied and shows excellent gloss, deep shine and smooth finish. Both bumpers remain in excellent condition and the "snowflake" wheels are excellent as well. All the glass appears to be original to the car and remains excellent. The car appears to retain its original sheet metal as all date codes on fenders, core support etc. The spring perches and lower rear quarters look great and the trund is complete, solid and comes with space saver spare, inflator bottle, jack and accessories.
Overall, the 1979 Trans Am SE offered here is in excellent condition and is a must consideration at this price. The "Smokey and the Bandit" Special Edition Trans Ams remain highly sought after and values continue to rise. A well kept fully documented car such as this will always remain a blue chip automotive investment.
Documentation includes: original build sheet, original warranty book, original owner information, PHS documentation, original owners manual, PHS, etc. All factory stampings, casting numbers and casting dates are in place. Consider with confidence.

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Gr Auto Gallery, LLC and our sister company, Wheelz Sales and Leasing Inc. makes every effort to represent each vehicle accurately and with integrity. We also welcome third party inspections when necessary. Although we try to do our very best to be accurate in our description writing we are human and do make mistakes. Unless otherwise noted, All vehicles are sold AS IS, No Warranty Expressed or Implied. All sales final.

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-893484
  • Year:1979
  • Make:Pontiac
  • Model:Firebird Trans Am
  • Exterior Color:Starlight Black
  • Interior Color:Tan
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:4817
  • Stock Number:P3016A
  • VIN:2W87K9L179053