Proudly wearing its original colors both inside and out and propelled by a period correct engine beneath its hood that's running strong, this 1970 Pontiac Firebird Formula 400 is one seriously sharp looking classic muscle car. Recently restored while retaining an outstanding amount of authenticity, it's logged just enough running time to get everything dialed in and stands ready to bring plenty of good times and admiration to its next lucky owner.
Wearing fresh Atoll Blue paint and an assortment of proper badging that really pops against its vibrant backdrop, this '70 is about as impressive a representative for the model in its sweeping, second generation form as you're likely to come across. That distinctive shade is the very same one the car began life with and besides being a killer color, it's got a nice, smooth finish, with no distracting blemishes. The look from the front is unbeatable, with those functional dual Ram Air scoops looming over a split front grille that would remain a defining styling cue for decades to come and a closer inspection from all angles will confirm just how straight the body on this classic is. The assembly of chrome on board - including the chrome rear bumper and rocker panels - really looks clean as well and there's clear glass on all sides of the cabin, which ups the vitality factor all the more.
Be prepared to be thoroughly impressed as you climb in and take your position behind the wheel. This is a showstopper of an interior - beyond question show quality - and it's also dressed in its original bright blue color. The pair of front buckets and rear bench seat are in great shape, showing no signs of tears or pronounced wear as they sit over ultra-clean matching carpet while straddling a center console in the same stellar condition. The Hurst shifter beckons you to grab ahold and take a run through the gears and, as you tap the accelerator and glance through the steering wheel, you'll find a collection of clear, readable factory gauges, all of which are in good working order and surrounded by a woodgrain panel that seems to have been recently added.
Lift the hood and you'll find one well-detailed compartment below. There's not so much as a wire out of place and every surface on display has a freshly scrubbed appearance. At the center is a period correct 400 cubic inch V8 wearing the very same heads, intake manifold and Rochester 4-barrel carb this classic rolled off the assembly line with. With a supply of cold, dense air being sent its way via the functional Ram Air scoop, the powerplant is in top form, pulling with conviction and teaming with a 4-speed manual transmission that gives the driver maximum control of the its output. The rock-solid drivetrain is rounded out by a 3.31 posi-traction rear end that puts power to pavement with maximum efficiency. Power steering makes navigation nice and easy, while power brakes that position discs up front bring the set of 15" Rally wheels outfitted with BF Goodrich T/A Radials to dependable, low-effort stops. Take a glance below and you'll see an undercarriage that's reassuringly solid, and from that vantage point you can also see the set of Bilstein shocks now on board to smooth out the ride.
Off the charts curb appeal and an outstanding running condition make this 1970 Pontiac Firebird Formula 400 a "must see". Call today!