Pontiac Tempest with a 12v Cummins

1966 Pontiac Tempest with a 12v Cummins 6BT

This 1966 Pontiac Tempest is no longer powered by a V8 but a 12v Cummins 6BT diesel inline-ix. The engine and turbo combo produced 270 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque to the rear wheels on the dyno. The owner has a list of upgrades for the winter including improving the suspension, brakes, and routing … Read more

Matt Farah Drives Mike Nasiatka’s Widebody Fiero

Matt Farah driving custom widebody 1986 Fiero with a turbo 4G63

In our previous article on Mike Nasiatka’s custom Pontiac Fiero we said Matt Farah wanted to drive it for his One Take series. Well Matt just released the video today and it certainly delivers. Matt really had his experience and courage tested while driving it at Gingerman Raceway. Mike even turned down the boost on … Read more

Custom Widebody Fiero with a 700 HP Turbo 4G63

Custom Widebody 1986 Pontiac Fiero with a Turbo 4G63

Mike Nasiatka has been working off and on for six years turning a 1986 Pontiac Fiero GT into a race car he could use for autocross and road course racing. It has taken that long because nothing on this vehicle has been left factory and everything was done by Mike in his garage. Mike was … 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