Pontiac has been one of the most popular carmakers in the market. The year behind us has revealed the return of another legendary model coming from this brand. It is the 2018 Pontiac Trans Am Firebird which presented its concept at the 2017 Geneva Auto Show and made all the fans of retro sports cars happy.
The 2018 Pontiac Trans Am Firebird has made its appearance as a classic sports car which keeps its retro and traditional design, but also gets some serious next-generation updates. The new Firebird is definitely more appealing to younger buyers than its predecessor, but it has also been attractive to its faithful older fans. The whole vehicle appears more rounded, curvy and dynamic. It simply promises excellent performance with its aggressive look. Obviously, the original 1970s models served as an inspiration for this next-generation Firebird. The car shares the platform with the Chevrolet Camaro, since these two brands have been known for great collaboration. The front fascia has been significantly remodeled and improved. You will notice a larger grille and repositioned headlights with LED daytime running lights. The bumper will also be redesigned and get sportier styling. In the back part of the vehicle, you will notice that some rework has been done in terms of exhaust pipes and vents as well as taillights.
Inside the cabin of the 2018 Pontiac Trans Am Firebird the fans should be expecting a perfect combination of sporty and modern features. The cabin will be comfortable and upgraded, offering the heated sport bucket seats covered in high-quality leather. This car will also use some lightweight materials inside, such as aluminum and carbon fiber. Besides materials and overall comfort, the new Firebird will provide numerous updates in terms of technology. The driver will get a larger screen with the infotainment system and options such as navigation system, sound system, dual-zone air conditioning, hands-free features, USB ports and many more. Safety systems and driver assist features will be provided as well. Some of them include a rearview camera, brake assist, airbags and anti-lock braking.
One of the options that can be found under the hood of the 2018 Pontiac Trans Am Firebird is a 3.7-liter V6 engine that delivers 305 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque. The other one includes a 5.0-liter V6 with its 420 horsepower and 390 pound-feet of torque. However, with an added supercharger this model can reach up to 662 horsepower and 631 pound-feet of torque. The available transmissions include a six-speed manual and automatic.
2018 Pontiac Trans Am Firebird Release Date and Price
The release date of the 2018 Pontiac Trans Am Firebird is expected to happen in early 2018, if not earlier. The estimated price starts around $36,095 before options.
January 11, 2018