Thursday, January 30, 2020

1969 Pontiac Firebird Convertible - $60k high bid

Rare factory HO Ram Air convertible. Custom ordered in code 76 Daytona Goldenrod Yellow. Frame-up rotisserie restoration completed in 2019. Service records from new. 400 CI Ram Air III engine. Factory Turbo 400 transmission. 3.55 Safe-T-Track rear end. Manual steering and brakes. Manual convertible top. Poverty hub caps.

1 of 499 Ram Air III automatics produced, it's estimated that fewer than 60 convertibles were built with this drive train.
Launched in February 1967, Pontiac’s Firebird 400 was the performance leader, packing a 330 HP W66 V-8 as standard, with the Ram Air III and Ram Air IV as highly expensive options. The engines were under-rated at 335 HP and 345 HP respectively. This example appears at Mecum's.