Car of the Week: 1977 Pontiac Trans Am Special Edition — Old Cars Weekly

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Honda CB 400 Super Four Special Edition

Car of the Week: 1977 Pontiac Am Special Edition

It took a stunning car to steal the show a lineup of Burt Reynolds, Gleason, Sally Field and Reed. But movie makers one that was up to the task.

Just as and “Gone in 60 Seconds” will be linked with their cars, so will the 1977 Special Edition Trans Am be linked with Smokey And The so much, in fact, that in parlance they are simply as the Bandit Trans Ams.

out there was a lot to like about the film, and there was just as to like about the special which for a short time, showed that there was a performance car still around a decade of sagging horsepower and to excited about when it to new cars.

Truthfully, even though melted the tires from to Texarkana and back, the ’77 Am was fairly pedestrian in the grand of things among memorable cars. It made between 180 and 200 depending on which engine you up with and if you picked the automatic or the but the styling, graphics and overall made it a truly memorable And of course, the movie didn’t

For 1977, the Trans Am could be ordered with an extra-cost which was called the Special rather than Limited It was available in Y81 coupe and Y82 Hurst (or T-top) models. Custom decals and gold snowflake really set off this well-integrated option.

PMD records indicate 15,567 Special Edition Ams were built in 1977.

performance may have been somewhat from earlier the Trans Am still had a hot, sports-racing-car image that the Firebird’s popularity higher. year production totals 30,642 base Firebirds, Esprits, 21,801 Formulas and high-profit-margin Trans Ams. To put the success in perspective, remember less than 30,000 made just five earlier, when the model’s seemed dim.

Honda CB 400 Super Four Special Edition

The 1977 Special Edition was similar to the 1976 Limited package. Its standard equipment off with all federally mandated anti-theft, convenience and emissions features. The 400-cid (6.6-liter) V-8 was in 49 states and the 403-cid (6.6-liter) V-8 was in California or high-altitude counties.

The T/A (400-cid) V-8 was optional.

The “Bandit” package cost with out Hurst Hatches and $1141.00 with (Y82) them. package included gold trimmed exterior Gold trim was seemingly on the car, and teamed with the paint the car was truly a head-turner. The featured a gold formula wheel with gold

The instrument panel bezel, and trim plate and door were trimmed in gold engine turned plating.

standard equipment included a transmission (or four-speed manual with the optional T/A 6.6-liter a Trans Am front fender a black-out grille, a Trans Am panel decal, a Trans Am rear deck spoiler a front center air dam, wheel opening air deflectors, a hood scoop and air cleaner, windshield wipers, front air extractors, power steering, a radiator fan, Rally with a clock and tachometer, a seat console, power disc/rear drum brakes, a a defroster, carpeting, windshield an aluminum machine-turned instrument trim plate, a formula wheel, dual sport with left-hand remote dual horns, a rear lid spoiler, dual chrome tailpipe extensions, 15 x 7-inch. II wheels with trim a Saf-T-Track limited-slip differential, black sidewall steel-belted tires, a Radial Tuned with

larger front and rear bars, Starlight Black body finish, gold striping, gold interior and accents, gold aluminum and an available removable hatch

Honda CB 400 Super Four Special Edition
Honda CB 400 Super Four Special Edition
Honda CB 400 Super Four Special Edition

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