Here comes the Judge. Court is in session. The verdict is in. How many more tired clichés can we come up with? It hardly seems to matter, because it's happening: Trans Am Depot has announced via the teaser video below that it is launching a 2014 GTO, complete with Carousel Red (bright orange, really) paint and full Judge badging.

The car is based on Trans Am Depot's 6T9 Goat, which, in case you don't get the reverential references, is meant to mimic the look of the 1969 Pontiac GTO. As with the company's other cars –including the 2013 Hurst Edition Trans Am we recently drove – the GTO will be based on the current Chevy Camaro, which means two doors, V8 engines and rear-wheel drive, just like the muscle cars of days past.

As for actual details of what's under the 2014 GTO's hood, we're completely left hanging. We'd expect some sort of power adder (turbo, supercharger or possibly some other form of a highly massaged version of the Camaro's V8), and we certainly know that GM has any number of hi-po crate engines to choose from.

We're looking forward to seeing the finished product up close and personal, though we think our money would more likely be spent on a nice original '69 GTO if we had the choice. In any case, scroll down to watch the video and make the call for yourself.

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      brian peters
      • 1 Year Ago
      I'm a Ford fan but I like the Camaro (both today's and from the 60s early 70s), and the GTO (both the original and the remake), I also really liked the TA up until the late 70s. This is none of those and has to be the ugliest thing I've ever seen. I don't care if it's packing 700 hp and a 10 year 100,000 mile warranty I would never even think about owning one.
      • 1 Year Ago
      GM killed Pontiac. Let it go for what it was. This thing has no resemblance to a GTO. "The Poncho is dead. Long live the GTO".
      • 1 Year Ago
      Burn it with fire before it lays eggs!
      • 1 Year Ago
      wow that ass end is ugly! Why show a concept car racing a 3+ year old gt500?
        • 1 Year Ago
        Because they know the 2013/14 GT500 will smoke it. lol
      • 1 Year Ago
      some people have very bad taste.
      • 1 Year Ago
      As a former owner of a 1970 Judge, please stop this. The GTO was never close to a Camaro, and this thing is ruining my memories.
      • 1 Year Ago
      Looks like it got lost on the way to a Pixar movie.
      • 1 Year Ago
      That's disgusting.
      • 1 Year Ago
      I would rather spend the money on a real GTO.
      Hajime1990 #follow
      • 1 Year Ago
      omg people actually pay money for this ??
      • 1 Year Ago
      Reminds me of a concept car from the early 80s. It just needs 3-spoke whels
        • 1 Year Ago
        I think the model they used last worked in the 80's...
      • 1 Year Ago
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