Pontiac Trans Am Accessories & Parts

About Pontiac Trans Am

A first name in American racing-inspired looks and performance, the Pontiac Trans Am has been a fixture on US roads since the late 1960s and still enjoys a hefty presence to this day. It shared the same platform with Chevy Camaro and at its launch boasted a base OHC inline six-cylinder engine. More popular (of course) were one of the V8 engine configurations, which included a 5.3L good for 250 horsepower, a 5.3L quad-barreled carburetor (285 hp), and a 6.6L motor which got credit for up to 325 horsepower. The Trans Am was recognized as a muscle car right from the beginning and was styled accordingly by the automaker, as the car showcased a Camaro-esque design, hood scoops, and more parts. It was different from the Camaro mostly because of the Trans Am's four headlights (Chevy's muscle car displayed two). Second-generation versions of the ride premiered in 1970. The 6.6L V8 was carried over while a new Ram Air III engine configuration was introduced. While a portion of the second generation of the Trans Am was marred buy the oil crisis, the car managed to remain towards the top of its class. As the early 1980s hit, Pontiac's vaunted 301 (301.6 cu. Inch, 4.9L V8) became the standard configuration, although a turbocharged 301and a Chevy 305 small block were available as options.

The third generation of the Pontiac Trans Am was introduced in 1981. Improved aerodynamics and fuel-efficiency were the main bullet points coming out of the '70s, as the Trans Am was now lighter, sleeker, and (on some versions of the model) capable of delivering 34 miles per gallon. Offered as a three-door hatchback coupe or a two-door convertible, the Trans Am used a front-engine layout with rear-wheel drive, as it had done previously. However, in order to conserve fuel Pontiac discussed going to a front-wheel drive platform, but in the end relented. Primary engine configurations during the third generation were a 2.8L V6, an upgraded 5.0L V8, and an even more robust 5.7L V8. Engines were typically mated to a three or four-speed automatic transmission, although performance-minded motorists preferred the five-speed manual.

1993 welcomed in the fourth generation of the Pontiac Trans Am. The base engine was a 3.4L V6 capable of approximately 160 horsepower with a 5.7L V8 (275 hp) available as an option. In 1994, Pontiac released the 25th Anniversary Edition Trans Am, which was white featuring a blue racing stripe painted down the center of the car, as it had in 1970. Traction control became optional in 1995 while the new base engine was a 3.8L V6 (285 hp). The special Firehawk LT4 variants of the model were introduced in 1997. Developed by SLP Performance Parts and distributed by Pontiac, the Firehawk delivered 330 horsepower along with 340 pounds-per-foot of torque. 1998 ushered in a bevy of changes to the Trans Am parts, such as four pop-up headlights, updated badging, and other restyling cues. Chevy's LS1 engine entered the lineup for the first time, as well. Taken from the Corvette, the small block V8 LS1 engine rated at around 350 horsepower when paired with the six-speed manual transmission.

This sporty machine has more than made some waves. The Pontiac Trans Am stands alone in a class where most of its competition is bland, monotonous, and under-performing. That's not the case with this ride, as the Pontiac Trans Am packs enough punch to cruise past the field with stylish ease. As this car grows more and more "high profile", giving yours a more personal feel becomes a top priority. At CARiD, we've got the Pontiac Trans Am accessories that always do the trick!

Our entire selection of Pontiac Trans Am Accessories and Parts is full of the highest quality options for you to choose from. Whatever you need to put a stamp on your ride is available, including grille guards, wheels, spoilers, floor mats, and more accessories. All of our Pontiac Trans Am accessories and parts come from expert manufacturers to ensure a precise OEM fit and unrivaled durability. We throw in the best value possible to make it worth your while. The time has come for your car to make its presence felt!

Whatever you expect from your Pontiac Trans Am, a bold look, mind-boggling performance, greater ride comfort, or safer driving, CARiD goes the extra mile to meet all your needs. Our extensive range of premium accessories and parts covers all the bases, whether you want your vehicle to be more powerful, smarter, fun to drive, or just need to restore it to original condition. We know how to throw a classy appeal into your Pontiac Trans Am and keep it providing the best performance, so trust us and get the greatest bang for the buck!


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Pontiac Trans Am Accessories & Parts Reviews
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1977 Pontiac Trans Am
| Posted by | (Mcpherson, KS)

Nice high quality reproduction. Fit and finish is very nice. Would recommend for a high restoration.

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