Lime Rock Park kicked off their official season this Memorial Day weekend with a ear splitting bang. The Trans Am series is a fitting high five to American horsepower, and I was there to capture the action at the historic 1.5 mile track. Lime Rock is no stranger to Trans Am racing, having witnessed Sam Posey, Mark…
SRT isn't completely gone from motorsports. They're still alive and kicking with partner Miller Racing, who runs a sweet lime green Challenger in the Trans-Am series. This short clip of Tommy Kendall's Challenger and another competitor's Camaro proves that Trans Am is now the best sounding race series in existence.
Speedhunters has an excellent write-up right here on why they, and you, and your mother, and everyone you know all love Trans Am.
When the folks at OPTIMA sent me over a preview of the Ultimate Street Car Invitational running on SPEED last month I was amused to see two of the very different cars running were a Bandit Trans-Am and a 2003 Mitsubishi Evo. Few competitions would pair those cars together, least of all on an autocross.
Are you one of those sad, lonely people whose life isn't worth living anymore because GM no longer makes the Pontiac Trans Am? Well, don't let the lack of a modern Pontiac version of the new Camaro (or even the lack of Pontiac, for that matter) get you down — this Florida company has you covered.
Prepare yourselves, fans of MotorWeek. I'm about to show you the greatest thing you will see all week. Let's take a trip back to 1985 for this comparo between a Ford Mustang GT 5.0, a Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z, and a Pontiac Trans-Am.
In perhaps one of the most Bidenesque moments ever, the Corvette-loving real Vice President of the United States Joe Biden called out the fake Trans-Am-loving version of himself from The Onion, who at this moment is giving a real fake iAMA on Reddit. If you're from 1990 and are browsing Jalopnik through a wormhole on…
While compared with the high horsepower cars of the late 1960s or today's modern muscle these muscle offerings from 1985 might seem a little tame, they were the most impressive performers that had rolled out of Detroit in sometime.
Instead of wowing you with our story about the return of the Pontiac Aztec for 2015 or reporting this time the El Camino is actually returning to the US for real (we would never actually joke about such a thing) this April Fools Day we want to hear your idea of the perfect fake automotive story.
Daniel O'Grady, an Australian into exploring old Japanese castles, happened upon this random sadness pile in Kurume City on Kyushu island. It's definitely a five-hanky lot of cars gone to seed, though rife with rusty-muscle-car porn.
For 1998 Pontiac gave the Trans Am a facelift and put the previously Corvette only LS1 engine under the hood. The result was an aggressively styled muscle car with the looks and power to make traffic lights fall from the sky—at least that is the story Pontiac was selling.
Nothing says 1980 like a car lot with almost nothing someone in the cult of the automotive obsessed can drool over. Times were dark in the automotive world in 1980—the malaise era was in full swing and there weren't many cars to get excited about.
Several decades later sophistication is hardly the word that comes to mind when you think about Pontiac Firebirds from the late 1970s, but that is the angle they were using to sell the Firebird Formula back in 1979.
Revisiting past glories can sometime end up sullying not just the visitor, but the original memory. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe 1979 Trans Am attempts to make the car what its predecessors once were, but does its price mean throwing your money down its past-glory hole?
Brennen Eden, 20, was the driver who survived a horrific 100-mph crash outside Dayton, Ohio, last August that obliterated his Trans Am. After months of rehab and an upcoming appearance on National Geographic's "Indestructibles," Eden says he doesn't react anymore to the stunning footage of his crash. But he doesn't…
A few weeks ago we told about what would likely be the last chance to ever buy a brand new 1979 Pontiac Trans Am from the showroom floor. Last Saturday the car left the Indiana showroom where it spent the last 32 years after one deep pocketed Pontiac enthusiast paid $85,000 for the Trans Am. For that sum the new…
If you've ever wondered what a brand new 32 year old car looks like feast your eyes on this 1979 Pontiac Trans Am. Next month this ultra low mileage Pontiac will finally leave the showroom where it has spent the majority of the last three decades, giving one lucky buyer the chance to buy a brand new '79 Trans Am.
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Firebird Esprit sits submerged in San Diego, hit on Tuesday by rising flood waters caused by a week of powerful rainstorms. Photo Credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images