1983 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am HO

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Rank: #18

Class: Pontiac

0-60 Time: 7.9 seconds

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The top 10 fastest cars from Pontiac are ranked from fastest to slowest based on their 0-60 times. We crunched the numbers from the best estimates of several premier resources, including Motor Trend, Road & Track, Car & Driver and more.

Pulling up at #18 in this class is the 1983 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am HO, which races 0-60 mph in 7.9 seconds. Sports cars with this rate of acceleration are generally classified as Spirited Cars.

It lags behind the #17 ranked 1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT by 0.2 seconds and darts ahead of the #19 ranked 1988 Pontiac Fiero Formula by 0.1 seconds.

Whether you are behind the wheel of one of these cars or happen to spot one in the next lane over, think twice before you step on the gas pedal. In a race from 0-60 mph between 1983 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am HO vs. 1988 Pontiac Fiero Formula, you would WIN by 0.1 seconds!

If you happen to roll up next to another Pontiac, be sure you know what you're up against. Find out where your car stands among the top 10 fastest cars from 1983.

Vehicle information

Year: 1983

Make: Pontiac

Model: Firebird Trans Am HO

Engine: V-8

Horsepower: 190

Torque: 240

Transmission: 5M

Curb Weight: 3250

City MPG:

Highway MPG:

MSRP: $11,835

Performance statistics


Class: Spirited Cars

Rank: #624

Best 0-60 Time: 7.9 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 16.1 seconds

@ speed: 85.0 mph

Best Top Speed: 0.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.8 G

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