ON THE COVER: The ’77 Trans...
ON THE COVER: The ’77 Trans Am SE was photographed by Christopher R. Phillip; the SD-455 engine and Rockett Brand Racing Fuel were photographed by Thomas A. DeMauro; and Burt Reynolds was photographed by Evan J. Smith.
It was former T/A-owner David Merrick’s lucky day when he spotted a ’77 Special Edition Bandit for sale on the side of the road. See what he has done with it since.
No ordinary Goat in the herd, this ’04 GTO has superpowers lurking behind its stock-appearing LS1--an APS twin-turbo system that boosts its output to a prodigious 533 rwhp
This ’62 Catalina street machine shows one son’s love for the father who instilled in him a passion for fast-moving, full-size Pontiacs
Play It Again, Burt
It was many Pontiac fans’ dream come true as Burt Reynolds answered questions at a one-show-only screening of Smokey of the Bandit as part of Turner Classic Movies’ Road to Hollywood
HPP Pavement Pounders Shootout
Pontiac Heaven Edition Part I: A homegrown 10-second, 473ci ’65 LeMans and 9-second, 541ci ’68 Firebird are hookin’ and bookin’ at Speedworld
2010 Indian Uprising
Illinois’ premier Pontiac event celebrates two decades of showing off some of the Midwest’s rarest and finest Ponchos
Give It The Gas!
Pump your brain full of knowledge about gasoline and why it’s made the way it’s made
Modern Fuel For Thought
Testing and tuning an SD-455 Pontiac engine using base and ethanol-blended gasoline, and evaluating their timing and fuel-curve requirements
Stepping Up To The Plate
We add juice to a ’99 Trans Am with a Zex Perimeter Plate Nitrous System Part II: Wiring and fuel-pump installations
Oil Pump Observations
Choose the right oil pump for your classic Pontiac, regardless of horsepower