1969 Firebird with a 400 ci V8

1969 Pontiac Firebird with a 400 ci V8

Roadkill is back and this time Mike Finnegan builds his Dream Car, a 1969 Pontiac Firebird to compete at One Lap of America race. The goal was to completely overhaul the Firebird in three days and to accomplish that he would need every bit of help from David Freiburger, Tony Angelo, and friends at Diversified … Read more

The Super Engineered 1976 Firebird

ProPontiac 1976 Pontiac Firebird with a 400 ci V8

What happens when an engineer decides to build the lightest and best performing 1976 Pontiac Firebird he can? Well you get a lot of CAD design, aluminum, CNC’d parts and an amazing amount of custom parts. When we last wrote about this project in the summer of 2015 the owner was working on finishing the … Read more

Wrapping a Firebird Around a Prius

1967 Pontiac Firebird body over a 2014 Toyota Prius chassis

An engineer in Ohio has embarked on a very unique project wrapping the body of a 1967 Pontiac Firebird around a 2014 Toyota Prius. The owner first purchased the car in 1979 after graduating college with an engineering degree. The Firebird was found by his late Father and bought with a loan from his Grandfather. … Read more

1981 Firebird Trans Am with a Twin-turbo LS9

1981 Firebird Trans Am with a Twin-turbo LS9

When this 1981 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am rolled out of the factory it was sporting a 301 ci (4.9 L) turbocharged V8. Schwartz Performance has since turned it into a pro-touring machine along with increasing the displacement and adding another turbo. Schwartz started by upgrading the foundation with one of their G-Machine bolt-in full length … Read more