1973 Pontiac

Firebird Formula 400 $36,900

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$36,900

Description

Pontiac enthusiasts pay attention. GR Auto Gallery is pleased to offer this fully documented, highly optioned, highly original, low mile, American icon; This 1973 Pontiac Firebird Formula 400 4-speed to the world market.

The car was purchased new at Arata Pontiac of Burlingame, CA and came dressed in Ascot Silver exterior paint over black interior. It remained in that area for the majority of its life. Factory options include: Electric rear window defroster, Safe-T-Track rear differential, power disc front brakes, 400 cid V8 engine, 4 barrel carb, 4 speed manual close ratio transmission, Formula steering wheel, variable ratio power steering, honeycomb wheels, AM/FM radio with rear seat speaker, heavy duty radiator, rally gauge cluster to include clock and I / p tach, custom trim group consisting of: truck fitted floor mat, door handle décor, custom bucket seats, custom rear seat, custom interior appointments; Body Protection Group: vinyl body side moldings, door edge guards, rear bumper guards; and Handling package consisiting of: Heavy duty stabilizer bars, 15x7 wheels and GR 70X15 steel belt radial tires.

Today at just over 61000 miles, this 1973 Formula remains a high-quality example that retains much originality. The car has had one repaint in its original factory color with the rest of the vehicle remaining very original. The miles are said to be and believed to be original. The motor appears to be original and numbers matching, the stamp on the front side of the block matches the VIN and all other castings, date codes and id stamps are correct. Mechanically, this Formula Firebird drives excellent, pulls strong, tracks well, suspension and steering are tight, rides great and stops straight.

Cosmetically, the exterior the repaint is older, but shows very well, the beak shows expected sight checking. The interior is clean, appears to be original, and super clean. The headliner has been replaced. Under the hood is all original and tidy and the frame and underside remain unrestored as well and shows clean, solid and dry.

A total of just over 10000 Firebird Formula's were built and less than half of them came with a 4 speed transmission. Production was relatively low, the survival rate was low as well. These cars are rarely seen and hugely respected. A great opportunity awaits on a largely unmolested example. Documentation includes: The original window sticker, the original California pink slip, the original books, original key knock outs, complete PHS documentation, recent service history etc.

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Specs

Basic

Year
1973
Make
Pontiac
Model
Firebird
Sub Model
Formula 400
Miles
61,350
Vin
2U87T3N129498
Stock
P4877 J

Engine

Engine Size
400ci V8
Engine Type
Gasoline
Transmission Type
4-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
RWD

Body

Body Color
Ascot Silver
Body Style
Coupe
Doors
2

Interior

Interior Color
Black
Seat Material
Leather

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