• First Generation Firebird

    First Generation Firebird
    The first generation Firebirds had a characteristic Coke bottle styling. Unlike its cousin, the Chevrolet Camaro, its bumpers were integrated into the design of the front end and its rear "slit" tail lights were inspired by the Pontiac GTO.
  • Firebirds Facelift

    Firebirds Facelift
    A distinctive, slant-nose facelift occurred in 1977 in the design of firebirds.
  • 10th Anniversary

    10th Anniversary
    In 1979 marked the 10th Anniversary of the Trans Am, and a special anniversary package was made available: silver paint with a silver leather interior. The 10th Anniversary cars also featured a special Firebird hood decal, which extended off of the hood and onto the front fenders.
  • Loss of All Large Displacement Engines

    Loss of All Large Displacement Engines
    In 1980, due to ever-increasing emissions restrictions, Pontiac dropped all of its large displacement engines
  • Firebird

    In 1981, the Firebird used four square headlamps weighed in at 3,850 pounds