Car of the Day 10/9/18

Today’s car of the day is this ’76 Pontiac Trans Am that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. This is from the second generation, which was made between 1970 and 1981. The engine of this one is a 6.5 liter V8 that produces 185 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 3-speed automatic. This Trans Am sold for $26,400.

Car of the Day 10/4/18

Today’s car of the day is this ’77 Pontiac Trans Am that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. This is from the second generation of the Pontiac Firebird, which was made between 1970 and 1981. The engine of this one is a 6.6 liter V8 that produces 220 horsepower and 321 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 4-speed manual.

Car of the Day 9/7/18

Today’s car of the day is this ’80 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo Indy 500 Pace Car that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. It’s from the second generation, which was made between 1970 and 1981. A total of 5,700 of the Pace Car Edition were made. This one in particular was owned by Burt Reynolds, and he was riding in it when I took this picture. The engine of this one is a 4.9 liter turbocharged V8 that produces 210 horsepower and 345 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 3-speed automatic. This Trans Am was auctioned off for $110,000, and the Smokey and the Bandit theme song was played after the car was auctioned off.

Car of the Day 8/21/18

Today’s car of the day is this 2002 Pontiac Trans Am WS6 that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. This one was used as the pace car for the 2002 Daytona 500. This is from the fourth generation of the Firebird, which was made between 1993 and 2002. This is from the second half of the fourth generation, which was made between 1998 and 2002. The engine of this one is the LS1, which is a 5.7 liter V8 that produces 325 horsepower and 340 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 4-speed automatic, but it can also come with a 6-speed manual. This car has a top speed of 160 mph. This Trans Am sold for $30,250.