Engine:4.9 litre turbo
For Sale By:Private Seller
Model: Trans Am
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Trim: 2 door
Options: Cassette Player, t-tops, Cruise Control, Intermittent Wipers, 4 Wheel Disc Brakes, WS6 Handling Package, Posi-Traction Rear, Recaro Seats, Turbo Wheels
Drive Type: RWD
Safety Features: Anti-Lock Brakes
Power Options: Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Power Locks, Power Windows, Power Antenna, Rear Defroster, Tilt Steering
Sub Model: Daytona Pace Car
Exterior Color: White
Interior Color: Red/Black
Disability Equipped: No
Number of Cylinders: 8
2nd owner,42k original miles,1981 Trans Am, " Daytona Pace Car ",301 (4.9 Liter) Turbo charged engine with 4 barrel carburetor and automatic transmission ,spoiler and air dams. Everything works including factory air, gauges, lights, radio, heater, turbo, cruise control, clock ,AM/FM/cassette stereo and all electrical.The car also has factory front and rear disc brakes,WS6 performance package, cast aluminum wheels,lamp group,tilt steering wheel,removable T tops, power antenna plus much more.It is loaded with options.The car has the original white paint with Red and Black interior. Glass is good all around.T tops are also in excellent shape.Interior is perfect and dash is crack free. Paint is all original and has a few minor scratches that you would expect on a car that is 32 years old.The underside is absolutely beautiful and rust free.All sheet metal solid with no rust or bondo.Never driven in winter or rain or temps under 60 degrees and always kept inside. Was never in an accident.Cars can only be original once and this is a wonderful collector car that you can drive and enjoy.
Pontiac Trans Am for Sale
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Auto blogTue, 08 Apr 2014 16:03:00 EST
Depending on when and where you grew up, the name David Hasselhoff likely conjures up images of Knight Rider, Baywatch, pop singer, or possibly a washed-up TV actor, but one thing that can never be taken away from The Hoff is his connection to one of the greatest automotive icons in pop culture. The Knight Industries Two Thousand, usually shortened to simply KITT, was the real star of Knight Rider for many fans. Based on a Pontiac Firebird Trans Am, the car combined snarky quips for comedy relief and stunts to provide much of the show's actions. Now, Julien's Auctions is selling Hasselhoff's own replica as part of a larger sale of the actor's personal memorabilia collection.
This recreation is based on a 1986 Firebird and comes with all of the tech on the inside that now seems hilariously outdated, like the yoke steering wheel and plethora of buttons. The interior also thoughtfully includes a voice box with over 4,000 sound clips from the show. With a 5.0-liter V8 and an automatic transmission, performance is likely adequate and period correct. According to the listing, this car was created by fans and given to the Hoff. Sadly, the replica doesn't convert to Super Pursuit Mode like KITT could in later seasons, and we most associate KITT with conventional front-hinged doors to go with the power t-tops and ejector seats.
Bidding currently sits $27,500 with eight bids, since starting at $15,000. Julien's predicts it will sell for between $30,000 and $50,000. If there is some nostalgia for KITT in your heart, there is still plenty of time to bid.
Thu, 08 Aug 2013 08:45:00 EST
588,000 Saturn Sky, Saturn Ion, Pontiac Solstice and Chevy HHR models join the 778,000 cars already being recalled.
General Motors has announced a massive expansion of a 778,000-unit recall we told you about two weeks ago, doubling not only the total number of cars affected but expanding the recall beyond Chevrolet Cobalt and Pontiac G5 models previously mentioned. The recall originally centered around ignition switches that could slip out of the "run" position if jostled or if any weight was applied to the key in the cylinder.
Bob Lutz was one of the forces behind bringing the Holden Monaro to the United States, as the ill-fated Pontiac GTO in 2004. And while that car received critical acclaim, it was a sales disappointment. Now, Road & Track is reporting that our suspicions were correct - Pontiac was working on a two-door, G8-based coupe before it was shuttered.
In that R&T article, which is no longer available online, Lutz explained that the new GTO would solve many of the issues found in the original. Car Advice speculates that the new model would have look like a rebadged version of the Holden Coupe 60 Concept from 2008, a conclusion we also came to.
That car would have been a big departure from the 2004 to 2006 GTO. It has an extremely long hood and short rear deck, with an almost fastback roofline and a wide greenhouse with a tall beltline. The wheel arches were very pronounced, and the chin and rocker panel splitters gave it a race-ready look. Would it have been enough to make the GTO work in the US? We think it might of, but it looks like we'll never know.