Pontiac Firebird: Maintenance Tips

Pontiac Firebird, a Look at Range of Engines

Pontiac Firebird was a pony car by the General Motors; it was made under its Pontiac Division during 1967 to 2002. The introduction period of car 1967 became dramatical when in the same year three cars introduced in markets that belong to same platform. The three cars were Pontiac Firebird, Chevrolet Camaro and Mercury Cougar.

Replace Muliple Engine with New Engines

However, since 1977 it includes a range of engines belongs to various departments of General Motors like four & six cylinder engine, V8 engine, etc. In 1982, officials notice that this way they cannot maintain consistent performance and they decide to replace various engines. Since every engine is not bad so they decide to keep a few engines and modify them. Besides they also added new engines designed up corporate architecture.

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Technical Characteristics of Pontiac Firebird

Technical Characteristics of 2001 Pontiac Firebird Formula W96 Ram Air Automatic produced by Pontiac (US).

Body Type Fixed-head coupe 2 doors / 2 seats
Weight 1528 Kg
Length 4910 mm
Height 1300 mm
Wheelbase 2568 mm
Front Track 1542 mm
Rear Track 1539 mm
Ground Clearance 114 mm
Fuel Capacity n/a
Engine location front
Engine alignment longitudinal
Drive Wheels Rear wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion PAS
Fuel Supply System SPFi
Max Power 329HP (242 kW) @ 5200 rpm
Max Torque 475Nm @ 4000 rpm
CO2 Emissions n/a
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 5665 cc
Bore 99 mm
Stroke 92 mm
Cam Design OHV - Overhead Valves
Cylinders 8 IN V
Valves per cylinder 2
Total Valves 16
Compression Ratio 10.1:1
Aspiration Normal
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes VeDi-S-ABS
Standard Wheels n/a
Standard Tyres n/a
Suspension Front n/a
Suspension Rear n/a
Transmission automatic
Number of gears 4
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h n/a
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City 8.2 l/100km
Road 4.9 l/100km
Mixt 6.1 l/100km