How fast is a 1987 Firebird?
According to the ProfessCars™ estimation this Pontiac would accelerate 0-60 mph in 7.1 sec, 0-100 km/h in 7.5 sec, 0-200 km/h in 39.9 sec and quarter mile time is 15.5 sec.
What engines came in the 1987 Firebird?
Firebird shoppers had their choice of three engines in 1987: A 5.7-liter Chevy V8 (210 hp), a 5.0-liter Chevy V8 (205 hp) and the same 2.8-liter 60° V6 that went into the Fiero and countless front-drive GM sedans (135 hp).
How much horsepower does a 1987 Firebird have?
Rated at 210 horsepower at 4,000 rpm, the 5.7 delivered an impressive 315 pounds-feet of torque to the rear wheels. The engine received an oil cooler to ease its high-action strain, while the driver slipped into a fully articulating seat to ease the pain on long journeys.
What is the best year for Pontiac Firebirds?
10 Best Pontiac Firebirds You Can’t Miss
- 3 Pontiac Firebird Special Edition: Firehawk.
- 4 1982 Pontiac Firebird.
- 5 1981 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am NASCAR Turbo Pace Car.
- 6 1981 Pontiac Firebird.
- 7 1970 Pontiac Firebird.
- 8 1969 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am.
- 9 1969 Pontiac Firebird.
- 10 1967 Pontiac Firebird.
What’s the fastest Pontiac Firebird?
Running on nothing but straight gasoline, this Banks twin-turbocharged Firebird scorches the Salt at 287 mph to become the new World’s Fastest Passenger Car.
Are Firebirds manual?
These were also the first Firebirds with factory fuel injection, four-speed automatic transmissions, five-speed manual transmissions, four-cylinder engines, 16-inch wheels, and hatchback bodies.
How do you tell if a Firebird is a formula?
The VIN will tell you the engine size it was equipped with. Best way is to check the RPO (Regular Production Order) numbers. Should be on a sticker in the glove box. If it’s really a Formula, there should be a W66 and WS9 in there.
Why does Formula E look slow?
The main reason why Formula E cars are so slow is the engines. Formula E cars have an artificially placed cap on around 335 horsepower, compared to the 1000 horsepower that an F1 car has. Electric engines are simply not as powerful or efficient as petrol engines, as they are still new and developing.