Pontiac has been defunct given that 2009, but for a lot of folks, GM’s “We Create Excitement” brand is just also very good to overlook. For individuals supporters, one particular way to protect the nostalgia is to generate their very own autos that showcase the vision of how a modern day Pontiac may search and execute.

1 well-known retrofit is the Camaro-to-Firebird construct, which one particular vendor on ClassicCars.com has finished with an admirable degree of match and finish.

The Choose of the Day is a white 2014 Chevrolet Camaro SS convertible transformed into a Pontiac Firebird Trans Am, advertised on ClassicCars.com by a personal vendor in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota.

 

2014 Chevy Camaro SS converted into Firebird Trans Am

2014 Chevy Camaro SS converted into Firebird Trans Am

“If you want to get pleasure from all the enjoyable of an outdated-college Trans Am and the comfort and joy of driving a new auto, this is the correct machine for you,” the vendor says in summing up the objective of the Camaro’s special aesthetic.

The Camaro/Firebird customization was modeled following design and style language of the 2nd-generation (1970-1981) Trans Am, the model manufactured well-known by actor Burt Reynolds in the well-known late-1970s movie “Smokey and the Bandit.”

The vendor notes that the 2014 model 12 months Camaro SS convertible was a uncommon auto to start with, at only 177 units developed. This instance sets itself even more apart thanks to the customized fabrication.

 

2014 Chevy Camaro SS converted into Firebird Trans Am

2014 Chevy Camaro SS converted into Firebird Trans Am

The enhancements that this Camaro required in buy to convincingly perform the function of a Trans Am have been substantial, beginning with new front and rear clips that have been fully customized manufactured. The wheels are twenty-by-ten inch and accented in blue to match the car’s “screaming eagle” graphics in the identical hue.

Mechanically, the Camaro retains its unique six.two-liter V8 rated at 400 horsepower and mated to a 6-pace automated transmission. Some functionality upgrades have been additional, even so, this kind of as a cold-air consumption and a Magnaflow exhaust program.

The interior is effectively-outfitted with common 2SS material, like leather bucket seats, and customized diamond-patterned floor mats have been additional. Exterior lighting has been enhanced with blue LED illumination beneath the shaker as effectively as in the front grille and side vents.

2014 Chevy Camaro SS converted into Firebird Trans Am

2014 Chevy Camaro SS converted into Firebird Trans Am

It would seem this Camaro turned Trans Am has all the correct appeal to flip heads wherever it goes.

“Every time I have had it out, folks are asking to get a image and asking about it,” the vendor states. “You can not have far more enjoyable or get far more interest than you do with this spectacular Trans Am convertible. Just get in and drive with the wind in your hair and the sun on your encounter in this incredible car.”

The vendor is asking $fifty five,000 or very best provide for this Pontivrolet. Or Chevriac, whichever you desire.

To see this listing on ClassicCars.com, see Choose of the Day.

This post, written by Tyson Hugie was initially published on ClassicCars.com, an editorial spouse of Motor Authority.