This Pontiac Ad Is Such A Throwback It's Almost Scary

The Pontiac Firebird was the mysteriously unloved little brother to the Chevrolet Camaro. It's not that the people who did manage to buy one didn't like it, it's that so few people managed to buy one compared to its corporate stablemate. But that didn't stop Pontiac from advertising it at the Super Bowl. » 2/08/14 9:11am 2/08/14 9:11am

Storybook Ending Eludes Datsun 280ZX-Engined Firebird

We were hoping— without much basis in anything resembling reality— that the L28ET-powered 3rd-gen Firebird would utterly dominate this weekend's LeMons race. Sadly, a roaring engine fire ended the aptly named FireKats' run at a major trophy. » 7/11/10 9:45pm 7/11/10 9:45pm

The Firebreather: First Drive

Our first thought when we saw "The Firebreather," the hero car Classic Design Concepts built for Exxodus Pictures' new sci-fi flick Jinn, was "modern interpretation of a Firebird... cool!" The reality is it's much better... and much faster. » 7/08/10 3:00pm 7/08/10 3:00pm

The Firebreather: The Pontiac Firebird That Could Have Been

Michigan-based Exodus Films unveiled the hero-ride for their upcoming sci-fi flick, Jinn. It's "The Firebreather," a stylized take on what a new Pontiac Firebird might've been. Look familiar? It should. Better news? They're building 50 of them for public purchase. » 2/26/10 11:45am 2/26/10 11:45am

Firebird And Ice! Camo-Covered Trans Am Camaro Conversion Caught In…

There's a new Chevy Camaro, but with Pontiac dead, aftermarket shops are stepping into the Atlanta-bound-truck-trailer-filled-with-beer-sized breach, designing their own conversion kits for a new Trans Am. One shop's conveniently left theirs staged outside for a GMInsideNews forumite to photograph. » 2/14/10 12:00pm 2/14/10 12:00pm

LeMons Torture Test Results: Chevrolet Camaro/Pontiac Firebird

Here's some advice for you prospective LeMons racers: don't buy a Camaro! If LeMons ever branches into drag racing, the Camaro will be an excellent choice, but the small-block Chevy engine has proven to be nothing but trouble in weekend-long endurance races. » 1/17/10 10:00pm 1/17/10 10:00pm

Pontiac Is No More, But The Survivors Flourish Down On The Street

Oldsmobile, Plymouth, and now Pontiac; this century is rough on the old Detroit marques. With the the demise of Pontiac in mind, let's check out the classic Pontiacs I've photographed down on the Alameda street. » 5/02/09 1:00pm 5/02/09 1:00pm

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