Base Firebird S87

Interior Features
Standard Interior
Oxen Vinyl Bucket Seats
New Standard Door Panels, all vinyl
Other Interior Features
Deluxe Cushion Three Spoke Steering Wheel in Interior Matching Color
Nylon Blend Cut-pile Carpeting
Solid 1 piece Headliner
Seat Belts with Pushbutton buckles for all passenger positions. Two front combination seat and shoulder belts for driver and right front passenger (with reminder light and buzzer and inertia reel).
Black Seat Belts (color keyed available AK1)
Floor Mounted Dimmer Switch
Rosewood Grain Applique on Instrument Panel with black instrument bezels
100 MPH Speedometer Graduated in Kilometers per Hour as well as Mile per Hour
Console (D55) Available
High-Low Level Body Ventilation
Dash Pad redesigned for new Delco radios that were taller than previous versions. (Rotella 178)
Exterior Features
One Piece Resilient Endura Front Bumper
New Grille Styling with Argent Accent
Cloisonne Bird Emblem on Sail Panel
Endura Rear Bumper in body color
Firebird Nameplate on front fender
Chrome Left Hand Mirror
Firebird Emblem on Deck Lid (Except with Spoiler)
Rear Air Spoiler (D80) Optional. Includes Spoiler Bird Decal
Concealed Windshield Wipers
Narrow Rocker Panel Moldings
Bright Windshield and Rear Window Moldings
Other
Dual Horns
Standard Engine
LD5 231 cid (3.8 Litre) V-6, 2bbl
Optional Engine
LG3 305 cid (5.0 Litre) V-8, 2bbl
LM1 350 cid (5.7 Litre) V8 4bbl, (Pontiac)
Standard Transmission
MM3 3 Speed Manual, Floor Shift (Automatic in California)
Optional Transmission
MM4 4 Speed Wide Ratio Manual Transmission (Not available with LD5 6 Cylinder, not available in California)
MX1 3 Speed Turbo Hydramatic
Steering
Power Steering
Suspension
Radial Tuned Suspension with Independent Front Suspension with upper and lower control arms, coil springs and tubular shocks. Rear Hotchkiss solid Axle with multi-leaf springs
Stabilizer bar
Brakes
Manual Front Disc Brakes-Rear Drum Brakes
Power Front Disc, Rear Drum Available (JL2)
Power Brakes Required with any V8 Or Air Conditioning (C60)
Differential
Solid Rear Axle
G80Limited Slip (Safe T Track) Differential Available
Axle Ratios
2.73:1
3.23:1 California
Wheels/Hubcaps
Hubcaps with Pontiac Crest
15" X 7"
Available Wheels/Hubcaps
Deluxe Wheel Covers (P01)
Wire Wheel Covers (N95)
Rally II Wheels with Trim Rings (N98)
Body Color Rally II Wheels with Trim Rings (N67)
Cast Aluminum Snowflake Wheels (YJ8). Available in Gray or Gold.
Standard Tires
FR78-15 Blackwall Steel Belted Radial (QBU)
Available Tires
FR78x15 Whitewall Steel Belted Radial Tires (QBW)
FR78x15 Raised White Letter Steel Belted Radial Tires (QBP)

Firebird Esprit T87

Interior Features
Custom Interior (Y90)
New Custom Doeskin Vinyl Bucket Seats
New Upgraded Door Panels with carpeted lower
Instrument Panel Assist Strap
Rear Quarter Ashtrays
Custom Pedal Trim Plates
Luggage Compartment Mat
Includes Exterior Door handle insert in body color
Other Interior Features
Luxury Cushion Three Spoke Steering Wheel (N30) in Interior Matching Color
Nylon Blend Cut-pile Carpeting
Solid 1 piece Headliner
Added Accoustical Insulation
Seat Belts with Pushbutton buckles for all passenger positions. Two front combination seat and shoulder belts for driver and right front passenger (with reminder light and buzzer and inertia reel).
Black Seat Belts (color keyed available AK1)
Floor Mounted Dimmer Switch
Rosewood Grain Applique on Instrument Panel with black instrument bezels
100 MPH Speedometer Graduated in Kilometers per Hour as well as Mile per Hour
Console (D55) Available
High-Low Level Body Ventilation
Exterior Features
One Piece Resilient Endura Front Bumper
New Grille Styling with Argent Accent
Cloisonne Bird Emblem on Sail Panel
Endura Rear Bumper in body color
Firebird Nameplate on front fender
Esprit Nameplate on Front Fender
Right- and Left-hand Body-colored Outside Mirrors - Left-hand Remote Controlled
Body Color Inserts in Outside Door Handles
Firebird Emblem on Deck Lid (Except with Spoiler)
Rear Air Spoiler (D80) Optional. Includes Spoiler Bird Decal
Concealed Windshield Wipers
Wide Rocker Panel Moldings
Chrome Roof Drip with Scalp Moldings (B80)
Hood Rear Edge and Belt Reveal Moldings
Front and Rear Wheel Opening Moldings
Bright Windshield and Rear Window Moldings
Other
Dual Horns
Standard Engine
LD5 231 cid (3.8 Litre) V-6, 2bbl
Optional Engine
LG3 305 cid (5.0 Litre) V-8, 2bbl
LM1 350 cid (5.7 Litre) V8 4bbl, (Pontiac)
Standard Transmission
MM3 3 Speed Manual, Floor Shift (Automatic in California)
Optional Transmission
MM4 4 Speed Wide Ratio Manual Transmission (Not available with LD5 6 Cylinder, not available in California)
MX1 3 Speed Turbo Hydramatic
Steering
Power Steering
Suspension
Radial Tuned Suspension with Independent Front Suspension with upper and lower control arms, coil springs and tubular shocks. Rear Hotchkiss solid Axle with multi-leaf springs
Stabilizer bar
Brakes
Manual Front Disc Brakes-Rear Drum Brakes
Power Front Disc, Rear Drum Available (JL2)
Power Brakes Required with any V8 Or Air Conditioning (C60)
Differential
Solid Rear Axle
G80Limited Slip (Safe T Track) Differential Available
Axle Ratios
2.73:1
3.23:1 California
Wheels/Hubcaps
Deluxe Wheel Covers (P01)
15" X 7"
Available Wheels/Hubcaps
New Wire Wheel Covers (N95)
Rally II Wheels with Trim Rings (N98)
Body Color Rally II Wheels with Trim Rings (N67)
Cast Aluminum Snowflake Wheels (YJ8). Available in Gray or Gold.
Standard Tires
FR78-15 Blackwall Steel Belted Radial (QBU)
Available Tires
FR78x15 Whitewall Steel Belted Radial Tires (QBW)
FR78x15 Raised White Letter Steel Belted Radial Tires (QBP)

Formula U87

Interior Features
Standard Interior
Oxen Vinyl Bucket Seats
New Standard Door Panels, all vinyl
Custom Interior (Y90) available
Other Interior Features
Luxury Cushion Three Spoke Steering Wheel (N30) in Interior Matching Color
Nylon Blend Cut-pile Carpeting
Solid 1 piece Headliner
Seat Belts with Pushbutton buckles for all passenger positions. Two front combination seat and shoulder belts for driver and right front passenger (with reminder light and buzzer and inertia reel).
Black Seat Belts (color keyed available AK1)
Floor Mounted Dimmer Switch
Rosewood Grain Applique on Instrument Panel with black instrument bezels
100 MPH Speedometer Graduated in Kilometers per Hour as well as Mile per Hour
Console with Floor Mounted Shifter
High-Low Level Body Ventilation
Exterior Features
One Piece Resilient Endura Front Bumper
New Grille Styling with Black Accent
No Decal on Front Bumper
Cloisonne Bird Emblem on Sail Panel
Endura Rear Bumper in body color
FORMULA Decal on Rear Spoiler
Simulated Dual Air Scoop Design
Firebird Nameplate on front fender
FORMULA Decal on Front Fender
W50 FORMULA graphics Optional
Right- and Left-hand Body-colored Outside Mirrors - Left-hand Remote Controlled
Rear Air Spoiler (D80). Includes Spoiler Bird and FORMULA Decals
Concealed Windshield Wipers
Narrow Rocker Panel Moldings (except with W50 Formula Appearance Package)
Bright Windshield and Rear Window Moldings
Black Tail Light Bezels or Gold with Starlight Black or Cameo White cars
Chrome Side-splitter Tailpipe Extensions
Other
Dual Horns
Standard Engine
LG3 305 cid (5.0 Litre) V-8, 2bbl
Optional Engine
LM1 350 cid (5.7 Litre) V8 4bbl, (Pontiac)
L78 400 cid (T/A 6.6 Litre) V-8 4bbl
L80 403 cid (6.6 Litre) V-8, 4bbl (California and High Altitude)
Standard Transmission
MM4 4 Speed Wide Ratio Manual Transmission
Optional Transmission
MX1 3 Speed Turbo Hydramatic
Steering
Power Steering
Suspension
Radial Tuned Suspension with Independent Front Suspension with upper and lower control arms, coil springs and tubular shocks. Rear Hotchkiss solid Axle with multi-leaf springs
Heavy Duty Front Coil Springs
Heavy Duty Firm Control Tubular Shocks
1.125 inch Front Stabilizer bar
0.560 inch Rear Stabilizer Bar
Brakes
Power Front Disc, Rear Drum (JL2)
Differential
Solid Rear Axle
G80Limited Slip (Safe T Track) Differential Available
Axle Ratios
2.41:1
Wheels/Hubcaps
Rally II Wheels with Trim Rings (N98)
15" X 7"
Available Wheels/Hubcaps
Body Color Rally II Wheels with Trim Rings (N67)
Cast Aluminum Snowflake Wheels (YJ8) (in new 15" x 8" when the WS6 Trans Am Special Performance Package was ordered. Available in Gray or Gold. Note when the WS6 ordered with Gold wheels the entire wheel was painted gold including the spokes.
Standard Tires
GR70-15 Blackwall Tires (QBX)
Available Tires
GR70-15 Raised White Letter Steel Belted Radial Tires (QBX)

Trans Am W87

Interior Features
Standard Interior
Oxen Vinyl Bucket Seats
New Standard Door Panels, all vinyl
Custom Interior (Y90) available
Other Interior Features
Formula Steering Wheel Black (NK3)
Nylon Blend Cut-pile Carpeting
Solid 1 piece Headliner
Seat Belts with Pushbutton buckles for all passenger positions. Two front combination seat and shoulder belts for driver and right front passenger (with reminder light and buzzer and inertia reel).
Black Seat Belts (color keyed available AK1)
Floor Mounted Dimmer Switch
Engine-turned Instrument Panel Plate with Black Trim
Rally Guages, Clock & Instrument Panel Tachometer (WW8) and 100 MPH Speedometer Graduated in Miles and Kilometers Per Hour
Console with Floor Mounted Shifter
High-Low Level Body Ventilation
Exterior Features
One Piece Resilient Endura Front Bumper
New Grille Styling with Black Accent
Front Center Air Dam and Rear Wheel Opening Air Spoiler
Cloisonne Bird Emblem on Sail Panel
Endura Rear Bumper in body color
Shaker Hood and Air Cleaner
Trans Am Decal on Front Fender
Functional Front Fender Air Extractors
Right- and Left-hand Body-colored Outside Mirrors - Left-hand Remote Controlled
Rear Spoiler with TRANS AM decal
Concealed Windshield Wipers
No Rocker Panel Moldings
Bright Windshield and Rear Window Moldings
Body color Tail Lamp Bezels untilApril 7, 1978 or Black after
Chrome Side-splitter Tailpipe Extensions
Other
Dual Horns
Standard Engine
L78 400 cid (T/A 6.6 Litre) V-8 4bbl
L80 403 cid (6.6 Litre) V-8, 4bbl (California and High Altitude)
Optional Engine
W72 400 cid (T/A 6.6 Litre) V-8 4bbl
Standard Transmission
MX1 3 Speed Turbo Hydramatic
Optional Transmission
M21 4 Speed Close Ratio Manual Transmission (Not available in California)
Steering
Power Steering
Suspension
Radial Tuned Suspension with Independent Front Suspension with upper and lower control arms, coil springs and tubular shocks. Rear Hotchkiss solid Axle with multi-leaf springs
Heavy Duty Front Coil Springs
Heavy Duty Firm Control Tubular Shocks
1.250 inch Front Stabilizer Bar
0.625 inch Rear Stabilizer Bar
Optional Suspension
Trans Am Performance Suspension optional (WS6). Includes 8 inch Cast Aluminum Snowflake Wheels, 225/70R-15 Tires, 1.250 inch front stabilizer bar and 0.750 rear stabilizer bar. Until April 7, 1978 it also included the W72400 cid engine (L80 403 cid in California)
Brakes
Power Front Disc, Rear Drum (JL2)
Differential
Safe-T Track Limited Slip
Axle Ratios
3.42:1
2.41:1 California
Wheels/Hubcaps
Rally II Wheels with Trim Rings (N98)
15" X 7"
Available Wheels/Hubcaps
Body Color Rally II Wheels with Trim Rings (N67)
Cast Aluminum Snowflake Wheels (YJ8) (in new 15" x 8" when the WS6 Trans Am Special Performance Package was ordered. Available in Gray or Gold. Note when the WS6 ordered with Gold wheels the entire wheel was painted gold including the spokes.
Standard Tires
GR70-15 Blackwall Tires (QBX)
Available Tires
GR70-15 Raised White Letter Steel Belted Radial Tires (QBX)
225/70R15 White Lettered with Trans Am Performance Package (WS6)
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