Nostalgia is popular these days and the Pontiac Firebird Trans Am is one of the best muscle cars of the smoking-tire era.
By the time the 1976 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am hit the market, Trans Am’s had found their niche. Despite ever-higher prices, output rose again as Pontiac sold one Trans Am for every three Firebirds -- even starting at USD4740 with a standard 185 horsepower 400-cid V-8.
Both the Firebird's body and its interior earned some attention for 1976. Reshaping of the "shovel-nose" Endura front end gave it a more aerodynamic look, accented by integral body-color bumpers (at both front and rear). Taillamps also were modified. Engineers made fewer changes, leaving things well enough alone.
Trans Ams carried a standard 185 horsepower 400-cid V-8, as they had in 1975. Except in California, where the big 455 V-8 remained available, again rated at 200 horsepower. Trans Ams continued to display their immense Firebird emblem, sometimes derided as the "screaming chicken."
ABOUT THIS CAR
Last Year Of The Big Blocks for the 455Trans Am
This is a very original un-restored 1976 455 4 speed Trans Am. Very special car due to its unrestored nature.
Documented with Build Sheet and PHS documents.
The engine, transmission, clutch, suspension, carpet, seats, dash, body, paint, wheels are all original
Cruises exceptionally well
Rare 455 big block with M21 4-speed and Shaker un-altered hood scoop.
No air-con and no T-Top which all adds value.
This car was auctioned by Barret Jacksonin the US of A – a link to the auction may be found here - details above
First registered in NZ in Nov 2012
Survivor un-altered, un-restored cars like this are hard to find nowadays. This is a car with great potential being a 4 speed manual, with such low mileage.
TRANSPORT / SHIPPING CAN BE ORGANISED ON THIS VEHICLE ON BUYER'S BEHALF AT BUYERS COST.
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