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1972 Pontiac Firebird
1972 marked a "Tough" year for the Pontiac Firebird.

1972 Pontiac Firebird

1972 marked a "Tough" year for the Pontiac Firebird. With a drastic drop in the muscle car market, sales plummeted to almost less than half and the Firebird was actually considered to be dropped at GM. To make the matters even worse, GM was faced with a strike that lasted over 5 months, taking place at the factory plant where firebirds where produced. With little changes for 72' the Firebird did gain the new "honeycomb" wheels as an addition.

1972 Pontiac Firebird Production

 Base Firebird  12,000 produced  factory price just over $2,800
 Firebird Esprit  11,415 produced  factory price $3,195.00
 Firebird Formula  5,250 produced  factory price about $3,221.00

1972 Pontiac Firebird Engines

  • "chevy built" 250 six with 110 hp. "D" code
  • 350 V8 with 160 hp. "M" code
  • 350 V8 with 175 hp. "N" code
  • 400 V8 with 175 hp. "R" code
  • 400 V8 with 250 hp. "T" code
  • 455 V8 with 300 hp. "X" code (Trans Am only)



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