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In the Garage: 1977 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am

The 1977 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am hardtop coupe

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THE CAR AND ITS OWNER 1977 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am hardtop coupe owned by Francis R. Wiseman

WHAT MAKES IT INTERESTING The ‘77 Trans Am first became famous as the automotive star of “Smokey and the Bandit,” the action comedy film featuring Burt Reynolds, Sally Field and Jackie Gleason. But while the movie may be a distant memory, Pontiac enthusiasts still pine for Firebirds of any era, especially...

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In the Garage: 1967 Pontiac GTO

This 1967 Pontiac GTO hardtop is owned by

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THE CAR AND ITS OWNERS 1967 Pontiac GTO hardtop owned by Christopher and Gary Werner

WHAT MAKES IT INTERESTING The iconic Pontiac GTO, offered from 1964 to 1974 and again from 2004 to 2006, is considered by many to be the father of modern muscle cars. By 1967, it had already solidified its place at the top of the heap, with standard models sporting a 335-horsepower, 400-cubic-inch V-8 engine...

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