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Pontiac Firebird Turbo Trans Am specs

Car type Coupe
Curb weight 1596 kg (3519 lbs)
Dimensions 5.03 m (198 in) long, 1.85 m (73 in) wide, 1.25 m (49 in) high
Wheelbase 2.74 m (108 in)
Introduced 1980
Origin country United States
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Performance

0 - 100 kph9.0 s
0 - 60 mph8.7 s
Top speed224 kph (139 mph)

Powertrain specs

Engine type GM Pontiac V-8 302 Turbocharged
Displacement 4.9 l (302 ci / 4949 cc)
Power 213 ps (210 bhp / 157 kw) @ 4000 rpm
Torque 468 Nm (345 lb-ft) @ 2000 rpm
Power / liter 43 ps (42 hp)
Power / weight 133 ps (132 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 293 Nm (216 lb-ft) / t
Transmission 4 Speed Manual and 3 Speed Automatic
Layout front engine, rear wheel drive
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Bandit   1y ago

1980 and 1981 turbo trans am were not fast, but it the best car to have back then. They cut down performance because of government laws about economy and emissions, so Pontiac put turbo in there trans ams to have some performance. And this car did not go 139 mph it went at least between 116-120 mph more or less.


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Timmy Bed Wetter  1y ago

By today's standards, most family sedans with v6 are faster....my 2021 Rav4 Hybrid does 0-60 nearly 1.5 seconds faster...


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Sube  4y ago

Boost pressare most have been really really low since an 2 liter saab made 150 in the late seventies.

 

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jean-claude  2y ago

j'ai un cruze 2012 turbo
a 188,000 km et rien a faire dessus et r,ajouter une puce de 60 hp et tres fiable


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Don  2y ago

Wow, cool story. You sound very educated on the subject.


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Bijan  12y ago

The real Top speed :
Road and Track : 106 mph .
Car and Driver : 116 mph .
The standard Tranny was only a 3-speed Automatic and no 4-speed even in Optional .


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Jeff B  12y ago

That's 1980s american cars for you.

 

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Don  2y ago

R****d


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monkeypop  12y ago

This was a turbo V8 and it only made 210bhp?

 

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albertorabish  4y ago

It was in 1980, these days they probably could get 500 H.P.