1987 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am GTA

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Rank: #15

Class: Pontiac

0-60 Time: 7.1 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 #15 in this class is the 1987 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am GTA, which races 0-60 mph in 7.1 seconds. Sports cars with this rate of acceleration are generally classified as Spirited Cars.

It lags behind the #14 ranked 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP by 0.3 seconds and darts ahead of the #16 ranked 2006 Pontiac Solstice by 0.3 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 1987 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am GTA vs. 2006 Pontiac Solstice, you would WIN by 0.3 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 1987.

Vehicle information

Year: 1987

Make: Pontiac

Model: Firebird Trans Am GTA

Engine: V-8

Horsepower: 210

Torque: 315

Transmission: 5M

Curb Weight: 3530

City MPG:

Highway MPG: 14.8

MSRP: $18,358

Performance statistics


Class: Spirited Cars

Rank: #381

Best 0-60 Time: 7.1 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 15.5 seconds

@ speed: 89.5 mph

Best Top Speed: 145.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.8 G

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