Survivor-Grade 1981 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am Turbo For Sale

Aug 22, 2019 3 min read
Survivor-Grade 1981 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am Turbo For Sale

A sleek Silver Metallic beauty with a cool blue trim that catches the eye.

If you’re a fan of classic T/As, then you’re going to want to keep reading. Streetside Classics is pleased to announce this rare, survivor-grade 1981 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am Turbo for your consideration. This example comes with everything you want – a T-top, the original turbocharged V8, plenty of documents, and the highly sought-after WS6 suspension package.

This is an incredibly preserved classic with the rigt paperwork to complete the package, including a reproduction window sticker, factory build sheet, service manuals, and Pontiac Historic Services (PHS) documentation. The 26,000 miles clocked on the odometer are believed to be the actual mileage. It’s currently up for sale with an asking price of $31,995, and you can make an offer on the car right here. Being one of the most desirable Trans Ams around, you better act fast if you want to add this classic beauty to your collection.

Survivor-Grade 1981 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am Turbo For Sale

This 1981 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am Turbo is dressed in the factory-correct Silver Metallic coating with a level of gloss and shine that radiates from every inch. The paint is even believed to be original to the car, and goes to show just how much love and care this car received for nearly four decades. The sporty T/A package includes the full body kit with front air dam, wide fender flares, and the full-width rear spoiler that add to its appeal. You'll also love the turbo-specific details, like the offset hood scoop and special alloys. The trim is a beautiful, cool-coordinating blue that complements the bold and iconic hood bird that sits front and center.

The interior comes loaded from the factory and is just as well preserved as the exterior. The black cabin looks great against the sleek silver exterior and features a set of cloth bucket seats. You will be amazed at just how nice the original presentation is on this Firebird Trans Am Turbo. Noteworthy cabin features like power windows and locks, special three-spoke steering wheel, aluminum dash, full gauge package, electric rear defogger, cruise control, and the original AM/FM/cassette stereo. The air conditioning system has also been converted to an R134a to help keep you super cool in the summertime.

Survivor-Grade 1981 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am Turbo For Sale

Open the hood and you’ll find a 4.9-liter turbocharged V8 motor was only offered for two years. It is easy to instantly identify this setup with the offset air topper that makes room for the turbocharger. You will be pleased to know that this very correct-looking engine bay also contains the original numbers-matching motor. What’s more, this Trans Am Turbo boasts great handling thanks to the desirable WS6 package. It includes larger sway bars, tighter steering box ratio, and four-wheel disc brakes. This particular option made the Trans Am a favorite among most automotive magazines during that time. When you factor in the power steering and TH350 three-speed automatic transmission, and you've got a highly enjoyable cruising package.

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