If you want to drive a Pontiac these days, you're unlikely to get one Restomod project past! The brand, which was named after an Aztec king, did not survive the Great Depression in 2008 and was wound up and discontinued by General Motors. Nevertheless, Pontiac still has many fans who are willing to pay a lot of money for a well-preserved or restored example. A 1973 Pontiac Firebird Formula, which was rebuilt and modified as a Restomod project, recently went for $135.000 on the auction platform Bring a trailer the owner. We would now like to introduce this vehicle to you.
Classic US car with modern ingredients!
From the outside, as a layperson, you don't immediately see that this is a modified Pontiac acts. Only the blue ones color accents, added to the black finish might give a small hint that this is it will not is an ordinary restored Firebird in production condition.
The tuning crew chose for the automobile darling 19-inch alloy wheels by Billet Specialties, which boast a Y-spoke design and a matte black finish. That too landing gear received an upgrade and there were thread springs installed by Ridetech to teach the Pontiac a sportier driving behavior. In addition, the classic received another one Bremsanlage from the Corvette C7 Z06, in combination with perforated and slotted brake discs and Calipers by Bear Racing. As a result, the car comes to a safe standstill in all situations. We are sure that you can attract attention not only in the USA, but also at every US car meeting, and in a positive way.
Blue interior with contemporary features!
A symphony of blue awaits passengers upon boarding the vehicle! It doesn't matter whether it's about that dashboard and Steering wheel, the Seats or the center console trades, blue dominates everything here! For music lovers became a modern Sound system with Apple CarPlay function installed, and against sweating on hot days, there is one Air conditioning by Vintage Air. A special highlight is the one that is milled from solid Ringbrothers shifter, with which one operates the manual six-speed gearbox. In addition, there are still Custom Instruments by Speedhut as well as bespoke Window cranks in the vehicle that's wonderful with that Aluminum gear lever harmonize.
The classic is powered by a 5,7-liter V8 naturally aspirated petrol engine
LS-V8 with Custom Ram Air Intake System, which entered the vehicle in 2013, probably draws more than 5,7 liters of displacement 400 PS. However, we do not have any precise performance data. As mentioned above, the power transmission is manual Tremec T56 six-speed gearbox on the rear wheels.
Our Summary for the 1973 Pontiac Firebird:
A great restomod project that shows which individual class is now slumbering in the vehicles. In our opinion, the high auction proceeds are justified. As always, you can find a photo gallery of the vehicle at the end of the article. If we get more information about the changes, there is of course an update for this report. You will be informed about this if you simply use our Feed subscribe to. Have fun watching the pictures and stay true to us!
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One-off 1973 Pontiac Firebird Formula Restomod has been sold!
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