1979 Pontiac Trans Am 10th Anniversary Edition
Why This Car Is Special
In 1979 Pontiac debuted the “10th Anniversary Limited Edition” Trans Am. Along with its special paint treatment, graphics, wheels, and more, this ’79 Trans Am would be among the last offered with the 6.6″ 403 cubic inch engine.
As a collectible car from the 1970s, the anniversary Trans Am stands out in terms of desirability and value.
We have a striking looking 1979 Pontiac Trans Am 10th Anniversary Edition here at Skyway Classics that is a combination of beautiful styling, superb handling, and strong Pontiac V-8 performance that makes It highly coveted by collectors and performance traditionalists alike.
1979 Pontiac Trans Am 10th Anniversary Edition
Special paint treatment, graphics, wheels
6.6″ 403 cubic inch engine verified by the 5th digit in the VIN number K = 403 Cubic Inch 4-bbl
Blue painted engine and heads
Blue valve covers
Power disc brakes
Shaker hood scoop
TH350 three-speed automatic transmission
Silver leather interior
Handsome center console housing the 3-speed automatic transmission
Grey simulated leather-wrapped Formula steering wheel
Engine-turned instrument panel inlay special red lighting instruments inspired by aircraft
Rally Gauge cluster which included both a clock and tachometer
Matching side door panels and rear seats
Silver-and-charcoal scheme “Super Bird” on the hood wing tips extended to tops front fenders
10th Anniversary badging and decals, gray/red pin stripping
Ground effects and wheel opening spoilers on the sides
Air extractors on the front fenders
BF Goodrich Radial T/A tires raised white letter tires
Iconic Turbine Pontiac factory mag wheels
Under the hood is the 403 cubic-inch V8 engine verified by the 5th digit in the VIN number K = 403 Cubic Inch 4-bbl V8 that we are told it came with that fires up readily and inhales deeply with the four-barrel carburetor, exhaust, blue painted engine and heads, blue valve covers, power steering and power disc brakes, air conditioning, correct shaker hood scoop, and everything else on the engine looks as it did when it was built and sits in a very clean and detailed engine compartment with the TH350 three-speed automatic transmission that makes this Trans Am easy to shift.
The chassis rides and handles firmly with that TA package and sway bars as it rides on BF Goodrich Radial T/A tires raised white letter tires on the iconic Turbine Pontiac factory mag wheels.
Take a seat inside our TA and you’re greeted by a silver leather interior and a handsome center console housing the 3-speed automatic transmission. It has the twin front bucket seats, grey simulated leather-wrapped Formula steering wheel, engine-turned instrument panel inlay with special red lighting for the instruments inspired by aircraft, the Rally Gauge cluster which included both a clock and tachometer, power windows, and air conditioning, matching side door panels and rear seats, grey carpet, and even a grab strap on the dash.
The big difference on our ’79 10th Anniversary Trans Am is the never-before-seen silver-and-charcoal scheme with a “super bird” on the hood with its wing tips extended onto the tops of the front fenders.
A new cast-aluminum turbo 15 x 8 inch wheel design was in the package as it also included 10th Anniversary badging and decals, gray/red pin stripping and decals, the shaker hood, T-Tops, ground effects and wheel opening spoilers on the sides, air extractors on the front fenders, and a rear spoiler.
The tail panel appeared to be one continuous blacked-out unit with the taillamp lenses flanking the centrally positioned fuel-filler door, cloaked in matching trim.
The 1979 Pontiac Trans Am 10th Anniversary Edition we have at Skyway Classics has the looks, performance, and the optional packages that make the Trans Am into what many already considered an excellent performer to exceptional, propelling it toward supercar status.
Come see our 1979 Trans Am that could compete with virtually any new vehicle on American roadways then, and is an icon now.
So give us a call at 941-254-6608.
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