From the Archive: 1981 Pontiac Trans Am | 2013 Daytona Turkey Rod Run

This is an ’81 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo that was at the 2013 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. The Pontiac Firebird is a muscle car that was made between February of 1967 and August of 2002. This is from the second generation, which was made between 1970 and 1981. The engine of this one is a 4.9 liter turbocharged V8 that produces 220 horsepower. The transmission of this one is a 3-speed automatic.

1981 Chevy El Camino | 2020 Zephyrhills Fall Auto Events

This is an ’81 Chevy El Camino that was at the 2020 Zephyrhills Fall Auto Events. The Chevy El Camino is utility pickup that was originally made between 1959 and 1960. The second production run lasted between 1964 and 1987. This is from the fifth generation, which was made between 1978 and 1987, and a total of 21,816 were built in 1985. The engine of this one is a 5 liter Small-Block V8 that produces 150 horsepower and 239 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 3-speed automatic.

1981 Ford LTD | 2019 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

This is an ’81 Ford LTD that’s a replica of the Family Truckster from National Lampoon’s Vacation, and I saw it at the 2019 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Ford LTD is a range of cars that was made between 1965 and 1986. This is from the third generation, which was made between 1978 and 1982 (model years between 1979 and 1982). The engine of this one is a 4.9 Windsor V8 that produces 130 horsepower and 235 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 4-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 13 seconds and has a top speed of 101 mph. This LTD was auctioned off for $100,100.

1981 DeLorean DMC-12 | 2019 Mecum Auction in Kissimmee

This is an ’81 DeLorean DMC-12 that was at the 2019 Mecum Auction in Kissimmee. The DeLorean DMC-12 is a sports car that was made between 1981 and 1982 (model years between 1981 and 1983). A total of 8,583 were produced. The original prototype was made in 1976. The engine is a 2.8 liter Peugeot Renault Volvo V6 that produces 156 horsepower and 173 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 5-speed manual, but it can also come with a 3-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 8.8 seconds and has a top speed of 120 mph. This car weighs 2,844 pounds since the body is made of stainless steel.