Base Firebird S87

Interior Features
Standard Interior
Oxen Vinyl Bucket Seats
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
Manual Lap/Shoulder Belts with Pushbutton Buckles for Driver and Front Passenger. Manual lap belts for rear passenger positions.
Black Seat Belts (color keyed available AK1)
Steering Column-mounted Dimmer Switch
Rosewood Grain Applique on Instrument Panel with black instrument bezels
80 MPH Speedometer Graduated in Kilometers per Hour as well as Mile per Hour
Console with Floor-Mounted Shifter
Luggage Compartment Mat
High-Low Level Body Ventilation
Exterior Features
One Piece Resilient Endura Front Bumper
New Grille Styling with Argent Accent
Bird Decal on Sail Panel
Endura Rear Bumper in body color
Firebird Nameplate on front fender
Chrome Left Hand Mirror
Rear Air Spoiler (D80) Optional.
Concealed Windshield Wipers
No Rocker Panel Moldings
Bright Windshield and Rear Window Moldings
Bright Headlamp Bezels
Red Tail lamp Lenses with Integrated Bird
Other
Dual Horns
Standard Engine
LD5 231 cid (3.8 Litre) V-6, 2bbl
Optional Engine
LS5 265 cid (4.3 Litre) V-8, 2bbl
L37 301 cid (4.9 Litre) V-8, 4bbl
LG4 305 cid (5.0 Litre) V-8, 4bbl
L39 267 cid (4.4 Litre) V-8. 2bbl = Export Canada
Standard Transmission
MM3 3 Speed Manual, Floor Shift
Optional Transmission
MM4 4 Speed Manual with LG4 305 cid V8 Only
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
Power Front Disc (Low Drag), Rear Drum
Differential
Solid Rear Axle
G80 Limited Slip (Safe T Track) Differential Available
Axle Ratios
3.08: 1 with LD5 6 Cylinder and MM3 3-speed Manual
2.56:1 with with LD5 6 Cylinder and MX1 Automatic
2.41:1 with LS5 265 cid V8
2.56:1 with L37 301 cid V8
3.42:1 with LG4 305 cid V8 and MM4 4 speed.
Optional Axle Ratio
3.23:1 with LD5 6 cylinder
3.08:1 with L37 301 cid V8 E/C
Wheels/Hubcaps
Hubcaps with Pontiac Crest
15" X 7"
Available Wheels/Hubcaps
New Deluxe Wheel Covers (P01)
Wire Wheel Covers (N95) Now available with locks (N18)
Rally II Wheels with Trim Rings (N98)
Body Color Rally II Wheels with Trim Rings (N67)
Cast Aluminum Snowflake Wheels (N90). Available in Silver or Gold.
Standard Tires
205/75R-15 Blackwall Steel Belted Radials (QJU)
Available Tires
205/75R-15 Whitewall Steel Belted Radials (QJW)
205/75R-15 Raised White Letter Steel Belted Radials (QMC)

Firebird Esprit T87

Interior Features
Custom Interior (B18)
Custom Doeskin Vinyl Bucket Seats
Upgraded Door Panels with carpeted lower
Instrument Panel Assist Strap
Rear Quarter Ashtrays
Custom Pedal Trim Plates
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
Manual Lap/Shoulder Belts with Pushbutton Buckles for Driver and Front Passenger. Manual lap belts for rear passenger positions.
Black Seat Belts (color keyed available AK1)
Steering Column-mounted Dimmer Switch
Rosewood Grain Applique on Instrument Panel with black instrument bezels
80 MPH Speedometer Graduated in Kilometers per Hour as well as Mile per Hour
Console with Floor-Mounted Shifter
Luggage Compartment Mat
High-Low Level Body Ventilation
Exterior Features
One Piece Resilient Endura Front Bumper
New Grille Styling with Argent Accent
Bird Decal 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
Rear Air Spoiler (D80) Optional.
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
Bright Headlamp Bezels
Red Tail lamp Lenses with Integrated Bird
Other
Dual Horns
Standard Engine
LD5 231 cid (3.8 Litre) V-6, 2bbl
Optional Engine
LS5 265 cid (4.3 Litre) V-8, 2bbl
L37 301 cid (4.9 Litre) V-8, 4bbl
LG4 305 cid (5.0 Litre) V-8, 4bbl
L39 267 cid (4.4 Litre) V-8. 2bbl = Export Canada
Standard Transmission
MX1 3 Speed Turbo Hydramatic
Optional Transmission
MM4 4 Speed Manual with LG4 305 cid V8 Only
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
Power Front Disc (Low Drag), Rear Drum
Differential
Solid Rear Axle
G80 Limited Slip (Safe T Track) Differential Available
Axle Ratios
2.56:1 with with LD5 6 Cylinder
2.41:1 with LS5 365 cid V8
2.56:1 with L37 301 cid V8
Optional Axle Ratio
3.23:1 with LD5 6 cylinder
3.08:1 with L37 301 cid V8 E/C
Wheels/Hubcaps
Deluxe Wheel Covers (P01)
15" X 7"
Available Wheels/Hubcaps
Wire Wheel Covers (N95) Now available with locks (N18)
Rally II Wheels with Trim Rings (N98)
Body Color Rally II Wheels with Trim Rings (N67)
Cast Aluminum Snowflake Wheels (N90). Available in Silver or Gold.
Standard Tires
205/75R-15 Blackwall Steel Belted Radials (QJU)
Available Tires
205/75R-15 Whitewall Steel Belted Radials (QJW)
205/75R-15 Raised White Letter Steel Belted Radials (QMC)

Formula U87

Interior Features
Standard Interior
Oxen Vinyl Bucket Seats
Standard Door Panels, all vinyl
Custom Interior (B18) available
Other Interior Features
Formula Steering Wheel (NK3) in Interior Matching Color
Nylon Blend Cut-pile Carpeting
Solid 1 piece Headliner
Manual Lap/Shoulder Belts with Pushbutton Buckles for Driver and Front Passenger. Manual lap belts for rear passenger positions.
Black Seat Belts (color keyed available AK1)
Steering Column-mounted Dimmer Switch
Engine-turned Instrument Panel Plate with Black Trim initially. The Rosewood Grain Instrum,ent Panel became standard Midyeon Octer 21, 1980 when the 6 cyl became the standard engine in Formula
Rally Guages & Clock (W63) and 80 MPH Speedometer Graduated in Miles and Kilometers Per Hour intially. On October 21, 1981 the standard guages were the base equipment with other guage packages available at extra cost with V8s.
Console with Floor-Mounted Shifter
Luggage Compartment Mat
High-Low Level Body Ventilation
Exterior Features
One Piece Resilient Endura Front Bumper
New Grille Styling with Black Accent
FORMULA Decal on Front Bumper above air intake.
Bird Decal on Sail Panel
Endura Rear Bumper in body color
FORMULA Decal on Rear Bumper (except with W50 Formula Appearance Package that includes large FORMULA Lettering
Simulated Dual Air Scoop Design (New Offest Hood with Turbo V-8)
Firebird Nameplate on front fender
FORMULA Decal beneath Firebird Emblem
W50 FORMULA graphics Optional
Right- and Left-hand Body-colored Outside Mirrors - Left-hand Remote Controlled
Rear Air Spoiler
Concealed Windshield Wipers
No Rocker Panel Moldings
Black Windshield and Rear Window Moldings
Black Headlamp Bezels
Smoked Glass Taillamp Lenses with Integrated Bird
Chrome Side-splitter Tailpipe Extensions
Other
Dual Horns
Standard Engine
LD5 231 cid (3.8 Litre) V-6, 2bbl
Optional Engine
LS5 265 cid (4.3 Litre) V-8, 2bbl
LG4 305 cid (5.0 Litre) V-8, 4bbl
LU8 Turbo 301 cid (4.9 Litre) V-8, 4bbl
L39 267 cid (4.4 Litre) V-8. 2bbl = Export Canada
Standard Transmission
MX1 3 Speed Turbo Hydramatic
Optional Transmission
MM4 4 Speed Manual with LG4 305 cid V8 Only
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
Stabilizer bar
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 and 4 wheel disc brakes.
Brakes
Power Front Disc (Low Drag), Rear Drum
4 wheel power disc brakes available (J65). Included with Trans Am Performance Package (WS6)
Differential
Solid Rear Axle
G80 Limited Slip (Safe T Track) Differential Available
Axle Ratios
2.56:1 with with LD5 6 Cylinder
2.41:1 with LS5 265 cid V8
2.56:1 with L37 301 cid V8
3.42:1 with LG4 305 cid V8 and MM4 4 speed.
3.08:1 with LU8 Turbo
Optional Axle Ratio
3.23:1 with LD5 6 cylinder
3.08:1 with L37 301 cid V8 E/C
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 (N90) (in 15" x 8" when the WS6 Trans Am Special Performance Package was ordered). Available in Silver or Gold.
Turbo Cast 15" x 7.5" Aluminum Wheels (N89). (15" x 8" with WS6 Trans Am Special Performance Package). Available in Silver or Gold
Standard Tires
225/70R15 Blackwall Steel Belted Radials (QGO)
Available Tires
225/70R15 White Lettered Steel Belted Radials (QGR) - included with Trans Am Performance Package (WS6)

Trans Am W87

Interior Features
Standard Interior
Oxen Vinyl Bucket Seats
Standard Door Panels, all vinyl
Custom Interior (B18) available
Other Interior Features
Formula Steering Wheel (NK3) in Interior Matching Color
Nylon Blend Cut-pile Carpeting
Solid 1 piece Headliner
Manual Lap/Shoulder Belts with Pushbutton Buckles for Driver and Front Passenger. Manual lap belts for rear passenger positions.
Black Seat Belts (color keyed available AK1)
Steering Column-mounted Dimmer Switch
Engine-turned Instrument Panel Plate with Black Trim
Rally Guages, Clock & Instrument Panel Tachometer (U17) and 80 MPH Speedometer Graduated in Miles and Kilometers Per Hour
Console with Floor-Mounted Shifter
Luggage Compartment Mat
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
Bird Decal on Sail Panel
Endura Rear Bumper in body color
Shaker Hood and Air Cleaner (New offset Hood with Turbo V-8)
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
Black Windshield and Rear Window Moldings
Black Headlamp Bezels
Smoked Glass Taillamp Lenses with Integrated Bird
Chrome Side-splitter Tailpipe Extensions
Other
Dual Horns
Standard Engine
L37 301 cid (4.9 Litre) V-8, 4bbl
Optional Engine
LG4 305 cid (5.0 Litre) V-8, 4bbl
LU8 Turbo 301 cid (4.9 Litre) V-8, 4bbl
Standard Transmission
MX1 3 Speed Turbo Hydramatic
Optional Transmission
MM4 4 Speed Manual with LG4 305 cid V8 Only
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
Stabilizer bar
Stabilizer bar
Optional Suspension
Trans Am Performance Suspension optional (WS6 or WS7). Includes 8 inch Cast Aluminum Snowflake Wheels, 225/70R-15 Tires, 1.250 inch front stabilizer bar and 0.750 rear stabilizer bar. New for 1979 the WS6 Package included 4 wheel disc brakes.
Brakes
Power Front Disc (Low Drag), Rear Drum
4 wheel power disc brakes available (J65). Included with Trans Am Performance Package (WS6)
Differential
Solid Rear Axle
Axle Ratios
2.56:1 with L37 301 cid V8
3.42:1 with LG4 305 cid V8 and MM4 4 speed.
3.08:1 with LU8 Turbo
Optional Axle Ratio
3.08:1 with L37 301 cid V8 E/C
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 (N90) (in 15" x 8" when the WS6 Trans Am Special Performance Package was ordered). Available in Silver or Gold.
Turbo Cast 15" x 7.5" Aluminum Wheels (N89). (15" x 8" with WS6 Trans Am Special Performance Package). Available in Silver or Gold
Standard Tires
225/70R15 Blackwall Steel Belted Radials (QGO)
Available Tires
225/70R15 White Lettered Steel Belted Radials (QGR) - included with Trans Am Performance Package (WS6)
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