When was the last year for the Pontiac Trans Am?

When was the last year for the Pontiac Trans Am?

The 2000 model year was the last for the WS6 package on the slow-selling Formula, and in 2001 there was a new five-spoke wheel design. In 2002, knowing the Firebird’s end was near, Pontiac offered the Collectors Edition Trans Am, which was yellow.

What’s the speed of a Pontiac Trans Am WS6?

Four years later Motor Trend tested an LS-powered Trans Am WS6 with a six-speed and it was significantly quicker. At the dragstrip it hit 60 mph in five seconds flat a finished the quarter-mile in 13.5 seconds at 107.4 mph. Year-to-year Trans Am WS6 changes 2001 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am WS6 Mecum

Where to find SPID code on Pontiac Trans Am WS6?

Check the option codes on the Service Parts Identification (SPID) sticker on the driver’s door jamb. One of the codes listed should be WS6. If it isn’t, it’s not a real Formula WS6 or Trans Am WS6. If the sticker is missing, the car has probably been painted or has had the door replaced due to damage.

What kind of parts do I need for a Trans Am?

We also offer performance, modernization and restyling parts to suit nearly any build, whether it’s showroom stock, restomod, drag-strip hauler or pro-touring canyon carver. If you’re looking for parts for a Firebird or Trans-Am, you’ve come to the right place.

What kind of engine does a Pontiac Trans Am have?

From 1992–97, all Trans Ams and Formulas were powered by the Gen II LT1 small-block. By 1996, the engine was rated for 285 horsepower at 5000 rpm and 325 lb-ft of torque at 2400 rpm.

When did Pontiac stop offering the Trans Am WS6?

The handling package remained an option throughout the Firebird’s second generation and continued in various forms throughout the third generation, becoming standard on the 1987 Formula and the new top Trans Am GTA model. However, when the fourth generation of the Firebird was introduced in 1992, the WS6 option was gone.

What was the price of a 1998 Pontiac Trans Am?

And even then, the Cobra couldn’t match the Trans Am’s 335 lb-ft of torque. Motorweek recorded a 5.5-second 0-60 mph run and a 14-second quarter-mile in a 1998 Trans Am WS6. Impressive, especially when you consider that pricing for the Trans Am started at $26,500, which is around $40,000 in today’s money.

How many horsepower does a Trans Am WS6 have?

By 1998 the LS1 was under the hood of every Trans Am and Formula, rated 305 hp at 5200 rpm and 335 lb-ft of torque at 4400 rpm. The WS6 package cranked that up to 320 hp and 345 lb-ft, and in 2001 both versions got a 5-hp and torque bump thanks to a new camshaft and the LS6 intake from the Z06 Corvette.

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Ruth Doyle