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    Video: Trans-Am race cars battle it out at the Monterey Motorsports Reunion
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    1969 Ford Boss 302 Team Shelby Trans-Am Mustang - Click above to watch the video after the jump
    One of our favorite events from the Monterey car week earlier this month was watching the field of 44 Trans-Am race cars tear it up at the Motorsports Reunion at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The sights ...

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    Legendary Pontiac ad-man Jim Wangers selling off his collection
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    Jim Wangers' 1969 Pontiac GTO Judge – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Got a hankering for a new Pontiac? Well, we've got bad news, then... you can't get one. But today we can offer up something even better: a new-to-you classic Pontiac GTO, Firebird, Trans Am, or even a Holden ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Ex-Gurney 1969 Shelby Trans Am Mustang Boss 302
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    Dan Gurney's 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Trans-Am – Click above for image gallery
    Here's your chance to lay your hands on a piece of muscle car history. One of Dan Gurney's 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302 racecars is up for bid on eBay Motors with a chilly Buy it Now price of $1.1 million. The ...

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    Reader Spy: Are you a new tuner Pontiac Firebird homage, the Chevy Camaro Z28, or something else?
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    Mystery Chevrolet Camaro-based prototype – click above for high-res gallery
    Autoblog tipster Mark has sent in these images of what appears to be some sort of Chevrolet Camaro body restyling kit that turns the Bowtie musclecar a latter-day Pontiac Firebird tribute. As posted on GMInsideNews ...

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    Gearhead Performance Group plans another Camaro-based Trans Am replica
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    Gearhead Performance Group 2010 Pontiac Trans Am – Click above for high-res image gallery
    How many Chevrolet Camaro-based Pontiac Trans Am replicas can what we assume to be a rather small market support? We've already seen Kevin Morgan's Phoenix T/A revival as well as our personal favorite, ...

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    SEMA 2009: Pinkee's ignites lust for a Pontiac Firebird
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    1977 Pontiac FireBird by Pinkee's Rod Shop - Click above for high-res image gallery
    This year's SEMA show might have been a bit smaller than in years past, but there were certainly some heavy hitters in the crowd that proved the old "quality, not quantity" adage. Take, for instance, this ...

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    SEMA 2009: Breaker, breaker, we got ourselves a Bandit
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    Kevin Morgan Phoenix Trans Am Concept 2 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Last year in Las Vegas, graphic designer Kevin Morgan showed off the first Trans Am rebody of the new Camaro at SEMA 2008. This year he is back with T/A version 2.0 for SEMA 2009. While the original "Phoenix" T/A ...

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    The Lingenfelter 455 T/A Concept really is badass
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    Lingenfelter 455 T/A Concept - See more images at Car and Driver
    Car and Driver is the first outlet to post real live photos of the SEMA-bound Lingenfelter 455 T/A Concept. By taking the looks of the '70 Trans Am and adapting them to the new Chevrolet Camaro, Lingenfelter has created something ...

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    VIDEO: Reborn Trans Am makes fire-breathing entrance in Dayton
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    Kevin Morgan Pontiac Trans Am - Click above to watch two videos after the break
    Few Pontiac models will be missed by as many people as the Trans Am. From its humble origins in 1969 as an option package on the two-year-old Firebird platform through the Super Duty days and the Bandit Special ...

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    Confirmed: "Phoenix" Trans Am conversion kit coming for Camaro
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    Kevin Morgan Pontiac Trans Am Renderings - Click above for high-res image gallery
    So... as of January 1, 2010, Pontiac is dead. Buried. Gone forever. No more. Obviously, something as pesky as death ain't going to stop hard core Trans Am fanatics from driving an (almost) honest to goodness 2010 ...

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    SEMA 2008: K.I.T.T. helps sell Knight Rider GPS for Mio
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    Click above for high-res gallery of K.I.T.T. and the Mio GPS
    There were a lot of movie and TV-themed vehicles at SEMA this year, but one of our favorite entertainment tie-ins had to be the Mio Knight Rider GPS system. We told you about this way back in June, played with it when the new K.I.T.T. ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #87
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    The Chicago Auto Show wasn't that eventful, but that's what we lead off Autoblog Podcast episode #87 with. The Challenger was the biggest deal, followed by the Denali XT, and then a bunch of inconsequential things. We did find ourselves talking about the Suzuki Equator and the Ford Transit Connect, ...

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    Catch "Travolta Fever" on eBay
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    By buying this (garishly) customized Firebird, you're really purchasing a way of life. Inexplicably listed as a 1971, when it's clearly about a decade newer, this car is your ticket to a full-on star shrine. You get the car, a trunkful of memorabilia and knicknacks, even a domain name ...

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    Goat or Chicken: Will 2010 Pontiac be a Firebird or GTO?
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    We visited this issue in February, when Winding Road speculated Pontiac would get a Camaro spinoff, but now Car and Driver is weighing in. With the imminent return of the Chevy Camaro, many Poncho fans have wondered about a possible return of the screaming chicken, as well. Pontiac's last attempt ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Bullrun-winning Trans Am
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    We watched a marathon of the SpikeTV reality show based on the Bullrun Rally and hosted by Bill Goldberg, but weren't too terribly impressed with the premise. It seemed one needed only a decent proficiency at reading maps, as well as a lot of luck, to win. The winning team was the father/daughter ...

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    VIDEO: Knight Rider spoof... freaking hilarious
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    Every once in a while we see one of those flash-based spoof cartoons that are just too good to pass up. This one, which is a commercial for Australia's CarsGuide, takes a hilarious swipe at the early 80's car show Knight Rider to show how important the right car really is. From the car's request ...

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    VIDEO: Year One Bandit T/A in action! - UPDATED with latest version
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    UPDATE: Our friends at Year One graciously hooked us up with the latest version of this video - embedded after the jump. "Bandit you're reckless and you live much too hard..." We feel a full-fledged late 1970s lovefest coming on soon. Not that it'd be any worse than the resurgence of 1980s pop ...

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    Bandit Run offers T/A lovers a chance to be Burt for a day
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    Besides the obvious Smokey avoidance capabilities and river-jumping fun, you might be wondering what else you can do with your newly acquired YearOne Bandit T/A. Well, the good folks at YearOne, along with Restore A Muscle Car, Motortopia, and 78TA.com, have organized the first Bandit Run to ...

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    Breaker, Breaker: Year One recreates Bandit T/As
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    click the pic above to view a gallery of Year One Bandit Trans Ams var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/offbeat_news/Burt_Reynolds_and_the_Bandit_Trans_Am_reunite'; Every now and then when I'm hammering to make time on a road trip, this is what goes through my head: "East bound and down, loaded up and ...

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    Should Pontiac's RWD coupe be the GTO or Trans Am?
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    In its latest issue, Winding Road calls the fact that Pontiac will get its own rear-wheel drive coupe based on the same Zeta architecture (sorry, "Global RWD platform" is the new official name) used by the upcoming Camaro is a "poorly kept secret". We weren't aware the decision to give Pontiac a ...

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