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Pontiac Firebird Trans AM


For 1988, Trans Am is powered by the new standard 5.0L TBI V-8 and five-speed manual transmission. It's also available with the 5.0L TPI V-8 with an improved air induction system, or the 5.7L V-8 with automatic transmission. Trans Am's standard Y99 Rally Tuned suspension componentry includes P215/65R15 tires, 15" x 7" deep-dish or diamond spoke cast aluminum wheels and 34-mm front, 23-mm rear stabilizer bars and specifically-rated springs and shocks. The WS6 performance suspension package is also optional on the Trans Am.

Inside, Trans Am has a standard Pallex cloth treatment; and optional custom trim group including the deluxe door trim and split folding rear seats, unique front bucket seats and Metrix cloth trim. Several levels of radio equipment are available; AM/FM stereo with seek-scan and clock is standard.

Engine5.0L TBI V-8 (LO3) - Standard

5.0L TPI V-8 (LB9) - Optional

5.7L TPI V-8 (L89) - Optional
Transmission 5-speed manual - Standard

4-speed automatic (required with 5.7L) - Optional
Axle3.08 w/5.0 TBI 5-speed manual

2.73 w/5.0 TBI 4-speed auto

3.08 w/5.0 TPI 5-speed manual

2.73 w/5.0 TPI 4-speed auto

3.27 w/5.7 TPI 4-speed auto
TiresP215/65R15 BW - Standard

P245/50VR16 BW

Source: Press Release - September 4, 1987

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