Pontiac Firebird Trans-AmEmail Send Email
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Model:Firebird Trans-Am
Body Type:2-Door Coupe
Engine:400-cid/6.6L V8
Exterior Color:Cameo White
Interior:Orchid White, Semi-Aniline Full Leather® Power Seats
Transmission:H.D. 4-Speed Manual

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Original Base Price: $6,883.00
Number Produced: 2,917
Wheelbase: 1083.2-Inches
Track, Front: 61.3-Inches
Track, Rear: 60.0-Inches
Length: 198.1-Inches
Curb Weight: 3490-Pounds
Engine: 90-Degree V8
Displacement: 400-cid/6.6L
Compression Ratio: 7.9:1
BPH (Brake Horsepower): 220@4000rpm
Carburetor: Single, Rochester 4-bbl
Transmission: HD Borg-Warner T-10, 4-Speed Manual
Differential: 2.41:1 w/Posi-Traction
Front Suspension: Coil Spring
Rear Suspension: Semi-Elliptical Leaf Spring
Front Brakes: 11.1-Inch, Disc
Rear Brakes: 11.1-Inch Disc
Ignition: HEI
Battery: 12-Volt
Tire Size: GR70-15 (225/70R-15)
Fuel Capacity: 21-Gallons
Oil Capacity: 6-Quarts (with Filter)
Cooling System: 16-Quarts (with Heater)


1979 saw a restyle to the front bumper of the Trans-Am. This was also the 10th Anniversary for the performance marque; Pontiac offered an Anniversary Package that featured Silver Paint with Gray, Upper Paint Accents and a silver leather (spaceman) interior. Pontiac sold 116,535 Trans-Am’s in 1979; the highest sales volume sold in a single year. This particular Trans-Am (with shown options) is one of 2,917 produced in 1979.