The transaction took less than 25minutes to complete. However, Congressional action to rescind that regulation, which led automakers to discontinue the device and permitted dealers and garages to disconnect the device on cars so-equipped. In back the taillights were simplified to eliminate the weighty pot metal bezels that created the horizontal stripe effect in 1976. Engine choices included the standard 400 cu in 6. All models got a new simulated rosewood trim for the dash, door panels and console with bucket seats that replaced the African Crossfire Mahogany trim of previous years. The performance-minded , head of Advanced Engineering at Pontiac, contributed to the development of both the Grand Prix and the.
Several new colors were also added for the 2008 model year. Which means it has two helical screws inside that mesh together to make boost. The radial donuts, provided by the division's usual tire suppliers, included Firestone 500s and B. Since the enormous rear glass was fixed not an opening hatch , it forced adoption of a dramatically shortened trunk opening. This is included in the kit cost.
Other changes included a revised instrument panel and door panel trim. A police interceptor model was offered. Revised upholstery trims highlighted the interior, still featuring expanded Morrokide vinyl bucket seats and console as standard equipment. These option packages included the revised 3. The rear bench seat included a center fold-down armrest and a speaker grille that could be made functional with the extra-cost Bi-Phonic rear speaker. A five-speed manual or four-speed automatic were the transmissions offered. Similarly, the 421 V8 was replaced by a new 428 cu in 7.
There was a special edition model with metallic green paint, as well as gold wheels and pinstriping. The center console was now built into the instrument panel and featured a vacuum gauge to go along with a dash mounted tachometer manual transmission. He confirmed that they did not want to sell me the car. Find sources: — · · · · May 2014 Fourth generation Overview Production 1977—1987 Body and chassis 2-door 1978—1981 1982—1987 Related Powertrain 231 cu in 3. Two engine sizes were offered with two power options were available in each engine size; a 265 hp 198 kW or 350 hp 260 kW 400 cu in 6. Will give you 50-60 percent more horsepower and a much flatter torque curve. Inside, a new instrument panel hosted dual airbags, much larger and easier to use controls, and seatbelts were moved to the B-pillars rather than the doors on sedans only; coupes retained the automatic seatbelt design.
I called another dealership owned by the same company in San Angelo and they said the car could be easily moved within the inventory of Lithia to any state that there is a dealership. Production models were produced for the 1989 and 1990 model year. The downsized four-door was now related to the Grand Prix. When I returned to purchase the truck it was ready, clean and ready to go home. Inside, a revised instrument panel included a squared off gauge panel and new Strato bucket seats in either Morrokide or cloth upholstery with higher seatbacks and more contoured cushions for improved lateral support. Early 1975 models featured the seat belt interlock system introduced on all 1974 models that required both the driver and front passenger to fasten their seat belts in order to start the vehicle. Grand Prix was Motor Trend's for 1988.
Commencing with this generation, the 2-door coupe version of the Grand Prix was no longer an available body style. This was also the last year for the style of dashboard used 1988—1993. New standard equipment included rear child-seat anchors and an anti-theft system that disabled the starter unless the proper ignition key was used. Bookmark us and keep checking back for cars 0-60 mph updates, since we constantly upload new 0 to 60 mph and quarter mile statistics. A leather trim option which also replaced nylon loop rug with cut-pile carpeting was finally offered in addition to the redoubtable Morrokide vinyl and cloth and Morrokide upholstery offerings. At mid-year, Pontiac released a radial tire option for the Grand Prix, which increased the wheel diameter from the standard 14 in 36 cm to 15 in 38 cm. Some more rarer options specific for the 1985 Pontiac Grand Prix include a factory rear spoiler, rare aluminum turbo finned wheels, and a full size spare tire.
Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The Brougham models came standard with all power options, a plush cloth interior similar to the full-sized Bonneville Brougham, and a half roof vinyl top with coach lamps. The 303 hp 226 kW 389 four-barrel V8 remained the standard engine. The Buick 231 V6 and the four-barrel version of the Pontiac 301 V8 were carried over from the previous year as was the Chevy 305 V8 offered in California. Outside, there was a new front and rear fascia and new ground effects. Although the Third Generation Grand Prix was indeed bulkier and heavier than its predecessor, handling was good for a large car, due to improvements in suspension design.
An automatic transmission was offered as a no cost option. Think of it as a belt driven turbo. This package adds the -inspired rear spoiler and roof fences, hood-mounted heat extractors, and polished dual-outlet exhaust tips previously offered on the 2000 Pace Car Replica and also adds a two tone interior, 15-spoke chrome wheels, and the requisite badging. The coolant overflow reservoir was relocated from being in front of the intake box to being mounted to the passenger strut tower. Magnuson also will need your computer mailed to them so they can do the tuning.
Transmission offerings initially were carried over from previous years, including the standard three-speed manual, or optional four-speed stick or Turbo Hydra-Matic. The 301 also had a knocking pre-ignition problem that was later determined to be caused by the shape of the combustion chamber. Some believed this recall did not fix the fire problem, and instead the problem is likely faulty fuel rail quick disconnect o-rings. The strike cut into production and sales along with other possible factors including lower horsepower ratings and intense competition from Chevy's Monte Carlo and Oldsmobile's Cutlass Supreme. Aside from grillework, taillight covering and bumpers, chrome trim was limited to lower rocker panels, wheel arches and roofline.