2dr Coupe 6-cyl. 3.8L 231cid/250hp Turbo SFI
$35,200 Avg. Value*

Model Overview

History of the 1982-1992 Pontiac Firebird

Built on a new and shorter 101-inch wheelbase, the redesigned 1982 Firebird was marketed as everything from a roomy compact to an all-out sports coupe. A 2.5-liter L4 powered the 1982 base Firebird, while the Trans Am offered an optional Chevrolet-sourced 5.0L twin-EFI V-8. During 1983, a 5.0L High-Output V-8 option good for 0-60 in seven seconds brought traditional V-8 performance back to Trans Am.

Firebird options proliferated as the 1980s progressed — there were Aero packages, Recaro seat packages, WS6 handling packages, 1LE race-ready packages and more. Special editions, such as the 1983 Silver Anniversary Daytona 500 Trans Am and 1984 15th Anniversary Trans Am also combined multiple packages into singularly expensive and highly collectible offerings.

The 1987 model year saw a return of Firebird convertible models, the introduction of a striking GTA coupe, a resurrection of the Formula designation and the availability of a new 5.7L TPI V-8. Pontiac was also ratcheting up Firebird quality by this time. The many special equipment features and groupings offered on the 1982-92 Firebirds make them potentially intriguing collector cars.

1989 Pontiac Firebird 20th Annv Trans Am GTA Indy Pace Car Info

  • Body Styles
  • 2dr Coupe
  • Engine Types
  • 6-cyl. 3.8L 231cid/250hp Turbo SFI
  • Standard Equipment
  • AM/FM
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Bucket Seats
  • Fog Lamps
  • Heater/Defroster
  • Power Four-Wheel Disc Brakes
  • Power Steering
  • Tachometer

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