1977 Pontiac Firebird Transam Coupe
GM created Pontiac in 1926, the Pontiac was built until 2010.
The Firebird pony car was introduced in 1967 to compete with Fords Mustang.
The 1970-81 second generation Firebird featured a more swoopy body replacing the coke bottle shape, no Convertible, only a 2 door Coupe available.
Models were the base Firebird, the upspec Espirit, the Formula, standard with V8, hood scoops and console and the Trans Am (upgraded handling, suspension, and horsepower, as well as exclusive hood, spoilers, fog lights and wheels)
In 1974 the second gen Firebird got a restyle, a new shovel nose and wide slotted tail lights, The T-top option introduced in 1976.
1977 saw the new quad rectangular headlight look. Black and Gold Special Edition available this year to celebrate 50 years of Pontiac, featured in the 1977 movie 'Smokey and the Bandit'
1978 minor changes, honeycomb grille now crosshatch, LT Sport Limited Edition available
1979, front end restyled with a smoothed out look, the grille now down in the bumper line. 10th anniversary model, Silver, the Firebird hood decal extended off of the hood and onto the front fenders.
1980, large engines dropped, turbocharged 301
1977 engines; 105hp 231 cu in V6, 135hp 301 V8, 170hp 350 V8 and 180 or 200hp 400 V8