Check out a nicely preserved Pontiac Trans-Am with 7.5 liters of displacement
This Pontiac Trans-Am rolled off the assembly line in 1979 and proceeded to spend 42 years in one family, which took good care of it. When the time came to overhaul the engine, the owner decided to go for something original and swap it instead.
The custom block under the hood is a V8 with seven and a half liters of active displacement. Assisting it is a polished BDS 6-71 supercharger, a couple of carburetors and a Bowtie Overdrive Stage II 200R4 transmission driving the rear wheels. We were unable to find any references to the actual power produced by the mill, but with a boost kit like that it could easily pump out between 500 and 1,000 horsepower. In any case, the stock car with its 188 PS (185 hp / 138 kW) doesn’t come close.
On the outside, the unique Pontiac immediately stands out thanks to its turret-shaped air intake trio protruding from the hood. Gone are the stock 15-inch wheels, and a set of 17-inch Cragar rims fills out the arches instead. Other than that, the appearance is stock. Highlights inside include a Bluetooth radio, extra dash gauges, a transmission selector and floor mats.
Editor Andrew Raspopov
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