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1979 Pontiac Trans Am
1979 Pontiac Trans AM

1979 Pontiac Trans Am

The 1979 Firebird was re-designed with new graphics and a front nose with quad rectangular headlamps that stood in seperate bezels with a new grille below them. The rear end also got a make-over and featured blackout panels that disguised the taillights on Formula and Trans Am models.

Note: Another record setting year for the Trans Am and it's sales and a special silver 10th Anniversary edition Trans Am was sold in what would be the last year for the Pontiac 400 engine.

 

1979 Pontiac Trans Am Engine Options

  • V6 231, "A" Code - 105hp
  • V8 301, "Y" Code - 140 hp
  • V8 301, "W" Code - 150 hp
  • V8 305, "H" Code - 133 hp
  • V8 350, "L" Code - 160 hp
  • V8 350, "X" Code - 155 hp
  • V8 350, "R" Code - 160 hp
  • V8 400, "X" Code - 220 hp
  • V8 403, "K" Code - 185 hp

 

1979 Pontiac Trans Am Production

 Trans Am  base price $6,299 117,108 produced

 

 

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