1970 Pontiac Trans Am
The Pontiac Trans Am has always been a popular line of cars and were offered as a specialty package for the Firebird. Upgrading to a Trans Am got you better performance, handling, more horsepower and some exclusive body modifications. There were 4 generations of these cars with the first only lasting for the premier year of 1969. 1 year after the initial release the 1970 Pontiac Trans Am you see here was born and many would argue that this is the sleekest, toughest Trans Am model put out. The car you see here is a beautiful example of one of these classics and is easily one of the nicest around. The car underwent a full rotisserie restoration bringing it back to its like new factory condition. If you weren't able to pick one up from the dealer back in 70 this car is the closest you will get. It is truly that nice. It has been shown in exclusive Pontiac only national shows where it wins every time. The body is extremely straight and coated in the popular White with Lucerne Blue center stripe but it is bit more unique then you might first think. You can see this color combo on many T/As but it is usually paired with a Blue or Black interior. This car was special ordered from the factory with the Red interior putting it in a group of only 14 cars ordered this way. The paint and interior were redone in the restoration process but everything was done to factory specifications. The car has all of the correct Trans Am graphics and body upgrades like the front/rear spoiler, side vents and shaker hood. Chrome was starting to be left off classics during these years but the car does wear the correct chrome rear bumper. The car looks incredibly tough and has the perfect stance for an incredible side profile. It sits on the factory style wheels with Cooper Cobra Radial G/T tires.
Under the hood is the original Ram Air III 400 c.i. V8 motor. It runs very strong and with no issues. That classic shaker hood scoop sits nicely on top and is painted in the same Lucerne Blue as the stripe. Backing up the motor is the 4 speed manual transmission which moves through the gears with ease. Everything was gone through during the restoration to insure it drives and rides just as well as it did brand new.
Looking at the interior you can tell the car has been extremely well cared for since the restoration was completed. The factory color Red upholstery looks like new as does the carpet, dash and headliner. The high back bucket seats are comfortable and sit to each side of the factory center console. The dash features the correct engine turned gauge bezel and all the electronics are working properly. The trunk of the car is just as nicely done as the rest with a factory style mat and it houses a spare.
If there was any doubting that it had a full rotisserie restoration, just check out the underneath! You can tell this car was done well with a very high attention to detail and has to be one of the nicest in existence.
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