Pontiac Trans Am

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1980 Supercharged Pro Tour Pontiac Trans Am
1980 Supercharged Pro Tour Pontiac Trans Am

1980 Supercharged Pro Tour Pontiac Trans Am

Filed in Pontiac Trans Am, Pro Tour by on April 1, 2017 • views: 1587

Built by Brad Riekoff and his crew at West Bend Dyno Tuning in West Bend, Wisconsin, this 1000 HP Trans Am is one bad Bird! Representing the joint efforts of over 31 manufacturers and several THOUSAND hours of labor, this vehicle was on display at SEMA 2013, featured in several magazines including Popular Hot Rodding, […]

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Recent Articles #2

1978 Macho T/A Turbo
1978 Macho T/A Turbo

1978 Macho T/A Turbo

Filed in Pontiac Trans Am by on February 27, 2017 • views: 1145

These Macho T/A graphics may seem like the work of some time-warped customizer, but the Macho T/A is actually a bona-fide collectible. The Macho T/A was originally the handiwork of Dennis and Kyle Mecham.  Dennis and Kyle were the sons of dealership owner, Evan Mecham, and Dennis had modified his black 1976 Trans Am for […]

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Driving A 2017 – 840 HP Pontiac Trans Am
Driving A 2017 - 840 HP Pontiac Trans Am

Driving A 2017 – 840 HP Pontiac Trans Am

Filed in Pontiac Trans Am by on January 28, 2017 • views: 1664

You’ve probably seen these ‘new Pontiac Trans Am’s’ online before, and thought that it was someone’s fantasy, or a one of a kind custom that nobody could really buy. Well, Sean Evans from thedrive.com not only took a closer look at what goes in to making these cars, but took one to the street for a real […]

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1970 Pontiac BFG Tire Bird
1970 Pontiac BFG Tire Bird

1970 Pontiac BFG Tire Bird

Filed in Pontiac Trans Am by on August 3, 2016 • views: 2886

1970 Pontiac Firebird Trans-Am First production car to win a race using radial tires Raced in Trans-Am, the 24 Hours of Daytona, and the 12 Hours of Sebring Built by Jerry Titus’ TG Racing Recognized by the Historic Trans-Am Registry Fully restored to a concours standard by Mark Mountanos In the days before our modern […]

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1979 Blue Pontiac Trans Am
1979 Blue Pontiac Trans Am

1979 Blue Pontiac Trans Am

Filed in Pontiac Trans Am by on March 19, 2016 • views: 3362

Inside every tough looking car guy is a starry-eyed kid who loves bright colors, gets excited by loud noise and has a serious need for speed. These qualities are branded on our psyche right next to eating and sleeping, and eventually come to define who we are and how we spend a large part of […]

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Smokey and the Bandit Trans Am
Smokey & The Bandit Trans Am

Smokey and the Bandit Trans Am

Filed in Pontiac Trans Am by on January 21, 2016 • views: 1644

When stuntman-turned-director Hal Needham was planning the film “Smokey and the Bandit,” he envisioned a low-budget “B movie” with a production cost of $1 million. But when Needham’s friend Burt Reynolds – the top box office star in the world at the time – read the script and said he would star, things got real. […]

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Year One’s 1973 Brewster Green Trans Am
1973 Pontiac Trans Am

Year One’s 1973 Brewster Green Trans Am

Filed in Pontiac Trans Am, Pro Tour by on January 18, 2016 • views: 5103

As President of YearOne, Kevin King has seen a hot muscle car or two in his day. In fact, YearOne’s in-house hot rod shop, Ghostworks Garage, has been building high-profile street machines for the better part of a decade. Although the shop cranks out the usual suspects for customers—like ’69 Camaros, Chevelles, and fastback Mustangs—when […]

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1973 Pro Touring Pontiac Trans Am
1973 Pontiac Trans Am

1973 Pro Touring Pontiac Trans Am

Filed in Pontiac Trans Am, Pro Tour by on January 12, 2016 • views: 9254

This amazing 1973 Pro Touring Pontiac Trans Am came up on ebay in December 2015 for an incredible $139,000.00. And as far as we know, it didn’t sell. The description in the ad states: 1973 Trans Am Pro-Touring, Custom Frame off Restoration! SEMA Feature, HPP Magazine & Optima Challenge car 700 HP 535 ci. Pontiac […]

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2003 Pontiac IMSA Fiero views: 51

The Pontiac Fiero has never really received much respect. Yes, it has it’s fans. Pretty much every vehicle out there has a fan base. But it’s really an underdog compared to the Pontiac Firebird. Even though it was designed as a sporty 2-seater, it only produced 140 horsepower. People have tried to build the Fiero […]

Pontiac’s Contribution to Word War II views: 107

In 1940, President Franklin D. Roosevelt asked GM’s chief William S. Knudsen to head the new National Defense Advisory Commission. His job was to lead the mobilization of the American industry to build the nation’s defense arsenal. Meanwhile back in Detroit the new GM president C.E. Wilson began shepherding the corporation into its “guns and […]

1970 Laguna Blue Pontiac GTO views: 391

Here’s another classic GTO with modern muscle. This 1970 GTO sports a 450 horsepower LS1 GM v8 mated to a 4L60E overdrive transmission. The transmission is shifted to a Lokar shifter, and the power is sent to a the rear tires through 3.73 gear and a posi-trac differential. A dual exhaust with long tube headers and […]

1997 Pontiac Grand Prix RAM AIR GTX views: 1019

The 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix Ram Air GTX tuned by SLP may go down as one of the few collectible cars from the 1990’s. So, what’s rare about a 1997 Grand Prix? How many supercharged, 300 horsepower, 3.8 liter V6’s do you remember seeing on the street? How many factory-endorsed SLP tuned cars PERIOD do you remember? A […]