Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1970
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Black
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction
Fine Motorcars & The Jaguar Legend
Blenheim Palace
Woodstock
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX
Saturday 18th July 2009
Registration Number: FWP 147S Chassis Number: 226870N121250
Having watched first the Ford Mustang and then the Chevrolet Camaro enter into the ‘pony car’ market, Pontiac finally got into the act in the middle of 1967. The Firebird was offered with both six and eight cylinder engines, like the Mustang and Camaro, and was based heavily on the Chevrolet Camaro chassis. Pontiac did try to make the market its own and would create a European-styled and mannered pony car that could hold its own against its more experienced competition. An all new Pontiac Firebird was introduced for 1970 and represented a new high for Pontiac styling. The front bumper and grille were molded out of Endura rubber and were painted the same colour as the car to give it a bumper-less appearance, while the sides sported rounded full wheel cut-outs without any extra trim (the Camaro had m