Pontiac Trans-Am Big Block with Olds 455 cu.in. V8!

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1979 Pontiac Trans Am Big Block Olds 455 Cu.in . V8 engine Restomod 7

As is well known, the brand had to Pontiac already died in 2009, since the then management of General Motors demanded drastic austerity measures in the wake of the global economic crisis. From our point of view, this was a mistake, because the brand whose name originally warchief meant could have been brought back on course with sporty models that are affordable. Nevertheless, we want you now one 1979 Pontiac Trans-Am I would like to introduce you to a family-owned company for 42 years Engine swap has undergone and changed hands a few years ago.

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The vehicle makes it clear to every US car fan that caring for their sweetheart is the be-all and end-all. With no major modifications to the exterior and equipped with sporty insignia such as the eagle on the bonnet, this automobile embodies the feeling of freedom on wheels like no other. That also contributes to this t top so-called Targa roof, which is intended to protect the heads of the occupants from serious injuries in the event of a rollover and still offers an airy driving experience. The front, with its square headlights, is typical of American car models of the time. The only exterior modification concerns the 15-inch wheels that pass through 17 inch from Cragar were replaced. the wheel size is 255/30 R17 all round, giving the Trans-Am a stocky and sporty look.

In the interior, almost everything remained unchanged.

1979 Pontiac Trans Am Big Block Olds 455 Cu.in . V8 engine Restomod 16

The Cockpit evokes the zeitgeist of the late 70s and new ones additional instruments, Bluetooth radio and a modified one Automatic selector lever, not much has changed. Just little things like new Carpets and Foot mats found their way into the classic Ami. Everything is in perfect condition, making the Trans-Am a delight for any US car fan.

A 455 cu.in Olds engine. found its way into the Pontiac!

1979 Pontiac Trans Am Big Block Olds 455 Cu.in . V8 engine Restomod 15

The US athlete has one 455cu. in.-V8 engine, which of course runs on petrol. Originally there was an Olds 403 V8 petrol engine under the long front hood. This was replaced by the aforementioned V8. Other highlights include the polished BDS 6-71 compressor as well as two Holley carburetor. All the components are visible from the outside as they look through the hood, which has a specially made hole in it. Incidentally, the power is transmitted via a Bowtie Overdrive Stage II 200R4 Transmission, which is operated manually, on the Rear wheels. Unfortunately, we don't have any information on the performance or the exact driving performance, but it shouldn't necessarily be leisurely if you press the accelerator pedal fully.

Our verdict on the 1979 Pontiac Trans-Am:

This is how US car fans imagine a classic vehicle worthy of preservation. We're impressed with the Pontiac and give it our thumbs up. If we get more information about the changes to the Pontiac Trans-Am, 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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1979 Pontiac Trans-Am Big Block with Olds 455 cu.in. V8 engine!
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