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1974 Pontiac Transam With 455/250 Hp L75 Matching Numbers Engine on 2040-cars

Year:1974 Mileage:41009 Color: Blue /
 Red
Location:

Kissimmee, Florida, United States

Kissimmee, Florida, United States
Transmission:Automatic
Body Type:Coupe
Engine:455 L75 with 250 HP
Vehicle Title:Clear
Year: 1974
Interior Color: Red
Make: Pontiac
Number of Cylinders: 8
Model: Trans Am
Trim: 2 Door Coupe
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Drive Type: Rear Wheel Drive
Mileage: 41,009
Options: Cassette Player
Exterior Color: Blue
Power Options: Air Conditioning
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ... 

This is an exceptionally well restored car. Matching Numbers Engine.  Stunning Admirality Blue exterior with brilliant Red Interior.  Power Steering, Power Brakes, Air Condtioner (works very well), Radio/CD player.  This car drives like it did in 1974.  Believed to be 1 of only 2 - 1974 TransAm's built with this color combination.  Have several copies of the receipts for the restoration.  Owner before me had the car for 20 years.  The car was featured in the Pontiac Hi Performance Magazine May, 2010.  The featured article talks about the restoration process.  Several original parts such as intake manifold, grill, trim, etc.

 

 

DESCRIPTION


- Featured on the cover of Pontiac Hi Performance Magazine May 2010
- Extremely rare factory combination of Admiralty Blue and Red interior (trim 901EE)
- Original matching numbers L75 455/250 HP engine
- Turbo 400 transmission
- 3.08 rear gear
- Driven twice a month
- Restored to original condition
- Carburetor was replaced with electronic fuel injection
- Points distributor was replaced with electronic ignition
- Same owner for over 20 years

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