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1978 Pontiac Trans Am on 2040-cars

Year:1978 Mileage:74000 Color: Blue /
 Black
Location:

Slocomb, Alabama, United States

Slocomb, Alabama, United States
Transmission:Manual
Body Type:Coupe
Engine:400
Vehicle Title:Clear
Fuel Type:Gasoline
For Sale By:Private Seller
VIN: 2w87z8l184150 Year: 1978
Number of Cylinders: 8
Make: Pontiac
Model: Trans Am
Trim: T-Top
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Drive Type: R.W.D
Mileage: 74,000
Exterior Color: Blue
Disability Equipped: No
Interior Color: Black
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 my 78 t/a. i have had it a while and i daily drive it.It has a 400 big block,4-speed borg wagner trans.Posi trac rear.The car is in decent shape.Martinique blue factory car.the worst rust is in the lh quarter down low where they always have issues.there is no rust around the back glass or in the trunk. i have put new exhaust with borla mufflers,and 2-1/2 in pipes. new clutch,and new summitt carb. it handles well and shifts well. this car is a perfect candidate for restoration.or daily drive as i do.i will send more pictures upon request. it has a clear alabama title.thanks for looking.the 400 engine is out of an 1975 pontiac,everything else to my knowledge is original.

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'67 Chevy Corvair convertible vs. '86 Pontiac Fiero in cult classic showdown

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:02:00 EST

Every few a decades, the folks running General Motors lose their minds briefly try to market a car that public doesn't see coming and often aren't ready for. In the '60s there was the rear-engine, air-cooled Chevrolet Corvair, then the mid-engine Pontiac Fiero in the '80s and the completely bizarre Chevy SSR in the 2000s. What all of these had in common was that they bucked the trend for American models of their era, for better or worse. The latest episode of Generation Gap tasked the hosts with finding two cult classic vehicles to choose between; they came come up with two of these quirky products from The General.
On the classic side, there's a 1967 Chevy Corvair Monza convertible. Being from later in the production run, it wears slightly more aerodynamic styling than the earlier, boxier examples. Hanging out back is an air-cooled, 2.7-liter flat-six pumping out a robust 95 horsepower. In the other corner is the somewhat more modern 1986 Pontiac Fiero SE with a mid-mounted, 2.5-liter "Iron Duke" four-cylinder, an engine nearly ubiquitous in GM cars of the '80s.
Judging by when they were new, the Corvair was far more successful than the Fiero with over 1.8 million sold. Of course, Ralph Nader's book Unsafe at Any Speed kind of poisoned the well, even if the poor safety reputation wasn't entirely deserved. The Fiero on the other hand only lasted for a few model years before shuffling off, but it eventually got its own performance boost with the V6 version and rather attractive GT models. Check them both out in the video and tell us in Comments which you want in your garage.

GM recalling 778,000 Cobalts and G5s, six deaths reported

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General Motors has announced that it will be recalling 778,562 compact cars after six people were killed in accidents, partially due to the airbags' failure to deploy. An issue with the ignition switch is causing the airbag issues, as well as causing the engine and other components to shut off without warning. The recall covers the 2005 to 2007 model year Chevrolet Cobalt and 2007 Pontiac G5. (Note that the Cobalt pictured above is a 2009 model.)
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Lutz says Washington killed Pontiac, next G6 was to be ATS derivative

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How many people think Buick or GMC should have gotten the axe instead of Pontiac? You can't see it, but I'm raising my hand. Autoweek reports that former Vice Chairman of GM, Bob Lutz, has indicated that things didn't have to end up the way they did.
"The Feds said, 'Yeah, how much money have you made on Pontiac in the last 10 years?' and the answer was, 'Nothing.'"
In a talk given at the Petersen Automotive Museum for the Inside the MotoMan Studio series, Lutz says "The Feds said, 'Yeah, how much money have you made on Pontiac in the last 10 years?' and the answer was, 'Nothing.' So, it goes. And when the guy who is handing you the check for $53 billion says, 'I don't want Pontiac, drop Pontiac or you don't get the money,' it doesn't take you very long to make up your mind." Lutz even added that the next-generation Pontiac G6 would have benefitted from the rear-wheel-drive platform of the Cadillac ATS. How awesome would that have been?