Tag: Pontiac

50 Years Ago The NHTSA Tried To Make America’s Cars Ugly, But Cars Fought Back

Governments and their agencies love making life hard for automakers in the name of supposedly making life better for the rest of us. There are rules about sound and exhaust emissions, and, of course, laws about safety. And to keep engineers on their toes, those regulations are constantly changing. From this year any new car […]

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A 15-Mile 1977 Trans Am Just Sold For $440,000, Outperforming These Six Blue-Chip Detroit Classics

When classic 1960s muscle car prices blew up in the 1980s, ’90s and ’00s, few people cared about the emissions-strangled machines that followed them. But the fact that someone just paid a staggering $440,000 for a 1977 Pontiac Trans Am that left the factory with just 180 hp (183 PS) proves there’s serious money to […]

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For $27k, Would You Drop The Hammer On This V8-Swapped Mallett Performance Pontiac Solstice?

The Pontiac Solstice was GM’s attempt at making a fun, tossable roadster in the same realm as the Miata, but many felt that the car (and even the high-performance GXP model) could do with some extra power. Enter this 2006 Pontiac Solstice built for SEMA by Mallett Performance. Listed for sale on eBay, the car […]

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This 1972 Firebird Trans Am Has The Heart Of The Last Fast Pontiac

This 1972 Pontiac Firebird restomod has been the subject of an incredibly thorough build process that took it down to individual nuts and bolts. The finished product is a stunning example of old-school muscle car style and a modern V8 powertrain. When it comes to classic cars that seem like obvious choices for restomods, the […]

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This 2015 Chevrolet Camaro Trans AM Bandit Edition With Serious Star Power Is Up For Auction

While the world suffered the demise of storied car company Pontiac more than a decade ago, one company continued to build one of its most iconic nameplates. That brand is Trans Am Depot and in the mid-2010s, it released a run of 77 custom sports cars. Now one has come up for auction and it […]

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This Lamborghini Miura Is The Best Looking Pontiac Fiero Ever

Automotive replicas have a pretty rough rap in the enthusiast community. Of course, if the vast majority of them didn’t look so rough in terms of fit, finish, and proportions, that might not be the case and this stunning Lamborghini Miura on top of a Pontiac Fiero chassis is so detailed and so accurate that […]

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Pontiac May Be Dead But The Screaming Chicken Lives On With Smokey Und Der Bandit-Inspired Taycan

There is, it cannot be denied, an unending appeal to the 1977 Pontiac Trans Am driven by Burt Reynolds in Smokey and the Bandit. And one need look no further than this Porsche Taycan for evidence of that. Posted to the R/shitty_car_mods subreddit, the Taycan features a black and gold livery with pinstriping and, most […]

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