1978 Pontiac Trans Am - Firebird
Car was built in Van Nuys, CA and purchased by a Marine GySgt and moved to Arizona and has stayed ever since, so rust is not an issue with this car. All original with orignal parts, Pontiac 400 engine, Automatic Transmission, Power Windows, Power Brakes, Power Steering, tilt steering wheel, Original A/C that still blows cold air. New brakes, pads, drums. Posi-traction, tinted windows. Car has never seen a race track.
Excellent daily driver.
The Pick of the Day is a dead ringer for the coupe driven by Burt Reynolds in ‘Smokey and the Bandit,’ golden hood eagle, T-tops and all
Car was a ’76 model disguised with ’77 sheetmetal for a Pontiac sales brochure, and was supposed to have been destroyed
This is the 19th in a 30-day countdown to Barrett-Jackson’s annual Las Vegas collector car auction
The Pick of the Day is a standout collectible muscle car, a low-mileage original described as being in pristine condition
Pontiac Trans Am approaches its 50th anniversary
The Pick of the Day provides the answer with what seems to be a clean, all-original Pontiac
Michael Fux IROC Collection on the docket at Mecum’s Kissimmee auction
William Leland III, the great-great nephew of Cadillac founder Henry Leland, ordered this 1979 Trans Am in 1978 after his father agreed to co-sign for the loan.
Imagine buying a new muscle car – something iconic and inherently cool – only to hardly ever drive it and leave it largely untouched.