Tag: Pontiac

Throwback Thursday: 2004 GTO waits for Competition

ls1tech.com Pontiac Holden GTO 2004 Throwback Thursday TBT

This Pontiac GTO commercial reminds us of the short-lived LS1 coupe. This week’s Throwback Thursday video features a commercial for the 2004 Pontiac GTO. While the GTO is now more than a decade out of production, this Holden Monaro-based sports coupe was a popular option when the Camaro and Firebird left production after 2002. This […] More »

  Comments | By - April 27, 2017

Burnout Friday: 4th Gen Firebird Action on Route 66

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During the 2014 Route 66 Mother Road Festival, a 4th gen Pontiac Firebird Trans Am does a wicked burnout on the street. There are few chances in life for a gearhead to do a big, nasty burnout on the streets without any risk of a ticket and/or jail time. However, this 4th gen Pontiac Firebird Trans […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2017

Dyno Blast Wednesday: V6 Firebird Clears its Throat on the Rollers

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Watch and listen as a 4th gen Firebird with a built V6 works out on the dyno. The majority of our Dyno Blast Wednesday videos features Camaros, Corvettes and Firebirds with massively built V8 engines, but this week’s clip takes a very different approach. The 4th gen Pontiac Firebird in the video below is powered […] More »

  Comments | By - April 19, 2017

1972 Firebird Carries Front Wheels 330 Feet In Eliminations Round

ls1tech.com 1972 Pontiac Firebird drag race wheelstand

Dwight Ausmus drives through wheelstand like a normal Sunday drive. While this 1972 Pontiac Firebird does not have an LS under the hood, we know you’ll appreciate a good wheelstand for a hard-running big-block car as much as anyone here. At last weekend’s NCMA-NMRA All-Star Nationals at Atlanta Dragway, Dwight Ausmus carried his front wheels […] More »

  Comments | By - April 13, 2017

Throwback Thursday: 1987 Pontiac Firebird Ad is Remarkably Uninformative

LS1tech.com 1987 Pontiac Firebird ad commercial TBT throwback thursday

This 1987 Pontiac Firebird commercial is a perfect fit for the 80s, with no real message – but it is still an interesting spot. Most car commercials focus on the vehicle in question, but plenty of automakers try unique angles with their advertising campaigns. This week’s Throwback Thursday video is a fine example of that, […] More »

  Comments | By - March 30, 2017

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