Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 1993-2002


June 13, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 31, 2015
Pontiac Firebird Trans Am (1993)
Country
USA
Top Speed (mph)
155
0-60 mph
5.5
1/4 mile
14.1
BHP
275 @5000rpm
Torque lbft
325 @2400rpm
BHP per ton
179
MPG UK/US
20/17
Engine capacity CC/CU
5733/348
Engine type
V8 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Valve Type/No
Overhead 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Automatic
No of speeds
4
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2+2
Length (in)
196
Width (in)
74.5
Height (in)
51.7
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3380
Additional Info: Uses the LT1 Engine. A performance package added around 25-35bhp. A 96-97 Ram Air (WS6) got 305bhp and could get to 60 in 5 secs. A 3.4 V6 with 160bhp was also available for the Firebird, this was replaced in 1995 with a 200bhp 3.8 V6. Also available was a 1997 Firehawk (built by SLP) with a 330bhp LT4 engine (5.7 litres). Note: The Trans Am was an add on package to the Firebird, with performance and exterior body enhancements.

 

Pontiac Firebird (1998)
Country
USA
Top Speed (mph)
160
0-60 mph
5.2
1/4 mile
13.9
BHP
305 @5200rpm
Torque lbft
335 @4000rpm
BHP per ton
197
MPG UK/US
19/16
Engine capacity CC/CU
5733/348
Engine type
V8 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Valve Type/No
Overhead 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Automatic
No of speeds
4
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2+2
Length (in)
193.4
Width (in)
74.4
Height (in)
52
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3405
Additional Info: In 1998 the LS1 engine was introduced to the line-up and a facelift was carried out. The Ram Air (WS6) had 320bhp and got to 60 around 5 secs and 1/4 mile in 13.5 secs.

 

Pontiac Firebird Formula (2001)
Country
USA
Top Speed (mph)
160
0-60 mph
5
1/4 mile
13.6
BHP
310 @5200rpm
Torque lbft
340 @4000rpm
BHP per ton
201
Engine capacity CC/CU
5665/346
Engine type
V8 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
10.1:1
Valve Type/No
Overhead 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Automatic
No of speeds
4
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2+2
Length (in)
193.4
Width (in)
74.4
Height (in)
52
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3400
Additional Info: The Ram Air (WS6) now had 325bhp with 0-60 in around 4.8 secs and a 1/4 mile in 13.2 secs.

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