2016 Pontiac Trans AM Release Date, Price, Pictures, Engine – Rumours suggest that the new 2016 Pontiac Trans AM will resemble the Chevrolet Camaro in most aspects. This might be attributed to the fact that the motor company had a ‘Platform sharing’ project since 1967.
Furthermore, GM was not the only automobile company that introduced such a cooperation project. The same year saw Ford do the same thing with the Ford Mustang and Mercury Cougar.
The collaborations brought in a lot of goodies which included muscle cars which have become legends in the automobile segment. Back in the day, the Pontiac Trans AM was simply an upgraded version of the Firebird, which meant that the vehicle had better handling, suspension, stronger engine, different hood, spoilers, bigger wheels and fog lights.
In a nut shell, when the upcoming new 2016 Pontiac Trans AM hits showrooms, you should only expect a car ‘like Camaro’, but with a cheaper price. The muscle car market has a lot of potential, and the new Trans Am will certainly be the vehicle to look out for.
2016 Pontiac Trans AM exterior
As mentioned above, the car will look and feel like a Camaro, so buyers should expect similar features and performances. However, there will be conspicuous differences that will make the new 2016 Pontiac Trans AM unique.
Numerous internet sources suggest that the new vehicle will come with lots of differences around the front and posterior ends. The front fascia will be available with a new bumper and grille.
Would-be user should also expect a new LED lamp in order to give it a modern look. The overall exterior is expected to change significantly with the incorporation of new modern designs and features that will edge out a chunk of its rivals.
The exterior will also come with a palette of colours judging from the spy pictures we have which will include white, grey and black. Moreover, following the same footsteps of its antecedent, it will come with a large eagle logo on its hood.
The car will be supported by standard 20” wheels and combining that with all the aforementioned features will give the vehicle a mature stance and an assertive demeanour.
2016 Pontiac Trans AM interior
When it comes to the interior of the new 2016 Pontiac Trans AM, buyers should expect a beautiful design that will be fabulous in almost all fronts. The cabin will receive a facelift in terms of the overall design and quality of materials used.
For an improved cosy and elegant appeal, buyers should expect a leather upholstered interior for higher trim versions. Other features that are conspicuous on internet pics and YouTube videos include state of the art sound system, navigation, touch screen display, heated leather seats, voice commands, etc.
The cabin will also come with increased space which will give the passengers adequate space for their leg and head room.
2016 Pontiac Trans AM engine
Under the hood of the new 2016 Pontiac Trans AM, you should expect two engine versions. The first engine option will be a 3.6L V6 which will be able to generate 270 pounds of torque and 305 horsepower.
For the aforesaid engine, buyers should expect a top speed of 155 mph which by the way had to be limited for some reason. The second engine option will be the Firebird version which will be a 6.2L V8 engine which will have the capacity of producing 420 horsepower and 385 pounds of torque.
The top speed will be similar to the previous engine rated at 155 mph. both of the engines will be able to reach 60 mph in under 4 seconds which is really impressive. The transmission, on the other hand, will be a 6 gear automatic one.
With all the aforesaid engine specs, the 2016 Pontiac Trans AM beast will certainly be hungry for fuel and unfortunately will be not so good for the wallet. It will have a fuel economy rating of around 15/31 mpg in the city/highway.
2016 Pontiac Trans AM price and release date
When it comes to the release date of the 2016 Pontiac Trans AM, we should expect its release date to be somewhere towards the end of this year (2015). It is scheduled to come just in time to compete with new Mustang and Camaro.
It will go for sale with a price tag of around 22,000 USD for the basic model. As we all know the internet is full of fake info, however, the above review is meant to dispel the 2016 Pontiac Trans AM hoax.