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1970 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am Rendered as Mid-Engined Classic

We wonder if anybody working at Pontiac ever had the idea of a mid-engined sports car back in the late 1960s. Because this was just the type of crazy car company to try and make it happen.

American car brands aren’t estranged to the idea of mid-engined cars. These usually pop up from the “we’re better than everybody” character trait. You’ve got the Ferrari-slaying Ford GT, for example.

And Pontiac obviously had its own mid-engined machine, the Fiero. We think it tried to deliver something along the lines of a Japanese toy with precision suspension and steering. But GM only approved it thinking it was this economy commuter that got great mileage.

Due to budgetary restrictions, the Fiero ultimately failed. An oil-related problem caused many to burst into flames. All its sins have been forgiven, but today, we’re going to talk about something that appears even more exotic than the

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