In hard driving, particularly, the Firebird behaves predictably and enthusiastically. You have Just demonstrated more genuine integrity and courtesy than we have ever experienced in our lives. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. The Firebird's chassis, with a live rear axle—as distinct from independent rear suspension—might seem antiquated to some, but it's well-developed and works with amazing results. Summary There is no practical reason to buy a car like a Firebird; for the same amount of money or less you can easily find something that has more space inside, gets better fuel economy and won't upset the mother-in-law.
This cargo hold is deep enough for grocery bags, but if you want to carry much more you'll need to fold the rear seat forward. It also arguably looks a lot more exciting than the equivalent Camaro, and with numerous engine and gearbox options, paint colors, trim packages and special editions as well as coupe, convertible and T-top body styles, there is a lot of choice as well. The V-8 cars rode on 16-inch wheels and in 1995 the Trans Am got Z-rated tires. But there's something even more surprising than that—and with more real-world significance, as well. Some diehard sentimentalists moan the passing of what they remember as truly fast cars, but they ought to open their eyes. Judd Cook you have demonstrated A set of qualities and standards that all my future experiences will be gauged from. Ergonomically, the Firebird's interior layout is conducive to the business of enthusiastic driving.
What is included in Roadside Assistance? Many have therefore been modified, driven hard and racked up a lot of miles. Manual transmissions also got more and more popular, as early cars were largely automatics but 6-speeds became more common as the years went on. The Firebird Formula has a pointed nose with very Pontiac twin faux- nostril front end. Or, to be more accurate, about midway between inside and outside. And the laid-back driving position is actually quite comfortable for the long-distance driver.
NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. This car is a true classic that will one day be worth a lot. Other than quite reliable mechanicals, general build quality is also to the typical standard of 1990s General Motors, meaning that squeaks and rattles are almost a given in the interior. For all Hagerty Insurance clients: The values shown do not imply coverage in this amount. Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Flared fenders lead back to a rounded rear end topped with a large, flat spoiler. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising.
What you get for that amount is a terrific-looking car that's fun and rewarding to drive beyond all measure of what you paid for it. The car's low height and swoopy shape result in a low-down, close-to-the-floor seating position, with your legs and feet stretched out in front of you; it may not be everyone's delight. Hidden pop-up headlights accentuate the low fender line. Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter.
He met us on the lot with a smile, didn't hesitate to get a tag so we could test drive the vehicle. It includes a limited-slip differential, 4-wheel disc brakes, quicker steering, dual exhaust outlets, 3. My wife and I are in our 60s, we are completely amazed. The back seat is best left for kids, briefcases, jackets, caps and gloves—and maybe not all those at the same time. What you have with the V6 Firebird is V8-level performance, 6-cyl.
WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. Instruments and controls are placed correctly, with no distractions. Wes was very friendly right from the start. Love the car, but the best thing has been their service. Worked primarily with Steve, and he is professional and friendly, and he has gone well beyond expectations in terms of service before, during and after the sale.
SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557813973002 ; listingsSearchManager. The front bucket seats are soft and provide especially good lateral support. The current Firebird and Camaro are far faster than their ancestors ever thought about being, and they're better in every other way, too. This is no illusion - 305 horsepower in a 3500 pound car may not give the raw acceleration of John Force's Pontiac funny car dragster, but there are few street machines that are quicker. Like Camaros and Corvettes, Firebirds have long represented a lot of speed per dollar.
Interior Features If there's a sore spot with the F-bodies, it's found inside. When that time comes I will have absolutely no hesitation to contact Jerry at Broadway motors. As convertibles go it's quite good; the top operation is easy, and with the top down it's about as solid and rattle-free as you can reasonably expect of an open car. You think there's no justifiable reason for a car like this? It doesn't require elephantine memory to remember when V8 Firebirds didn't have 200 horsepower. Walkaround There are three models in the line; Firebird, Formula and Trans Am, each available as a coupe or convertible.
Great mix of quality cars, too. Once we made our decision to buy , he was fast to get our offer in and approved. If you want to be treated fairly without the run around you get at most dealerships, I highly recommend Macke Motors! Overall I would say i had a great experience and plan on shopping here again in a few years!!! The body is in good shape and the convertible top is very well kept up. For 2000, a Hurst shifter for manual cars and a power steering cooler were added to the options list. And the Firebird has long had a reputation for good steering feel, with clear feedback coming from the front tires. Driving Impressions For spirited driving the Firebird fits great.