Listed 16 days ago, Bellevue, NE In 2007 the Motor Max toy company began making small die-cast Fiero GT toys under the 'American Graffiti' and 'Fresh Cherries' lines. Because of an abundance of replacement parts available from other General Motors vehicles, there are many upgrades that can be done to improve performance and reliability of the cars. Find the best Pontiac GTO for sale near you. This option never made it to production – one reason cited is that models with the prototype power steering were noted as being too loud. - Alternative names considered for the car were Sprint (which had previously been used on a GMC and would later end up being used for a Chevrolet instead), P3000, Pegasus, Fiamma, Sunfire (a name which would later be applied to another Pontiac), and Firebird XP. 1985 Pontiac Fiero Gt 308GTB Ferrari , pw widows ,trunk release, sunroof , in great condition. Corporate Concepts completed the "Mera" transformation and none were sold as kit form. GO. However, the Fiero project was kept alive at the wishes of certain high-ranked defenders, chief among them William Hoglund, who took over Pontiac in 1980. [8] As a result, the engine bay is large enough to accommodate engines of that size. The clutch hydraulic systems were redesigned with new master and slave cylinders. This Muncie transmission is the stronger unit, designed for use with the higher output of the V6. - It could now also be paired with a Japanese-designed Isuzu five-speed transmission as used in the J-body platform, also produced at the Muncie, Indiana plant. - Even a 231 CID (3.8 L) Buick Turbo V6 powered Fiero is rumored to have been seen at a test track. The LP was Rock 'n Soul Part 1. Hoglund took the reign when the brand's popularity was heavily diluted; Pontiac's cars were said to be bland, outdated, and what customers of the past would buy. Price Max. A variable effort electro-hydraulic power steering unit, the same design later found on the GM EV1, was also to be a late addition. - Year From. Fieros were exploding at the rate of one for every 508 cars sold, and no other mass-market automobile ever came close to that record. This was only 3 months after the production of the Fiero began. Only 247 Meras were produced by Corporate Concepts before production was halted when Corporate Concepts was sued by Ferrari. Please enter a five-digit zip code to find cars for sale near you. Power is provided by a Series II supercharged 3.8-liter V6 fitted with a 3.5″ ZZPerformance supercharger pulley along with a West Coast Fiero cold-air intake and stainless steel header, exhaust system, and muffler. He and his staff wanted to prove that cooperation between management and labor could be solved without the use of robots on the assembly line, which GM's top executives wanted to use. It even passes California smog inspections. One shop in particular that pioneered and now specializes in V8 installations has even gone so far as to install the famed Z06 Corvette powerplant, the 505 horsepower LS7, into a Fiero. Filter By Model Select Model > 4Runner 86 Avalon Camry Celica CH-R Corolla Cressida Echo FJ Cruiser FJ-40 FJ-55 FJ-65 FJ-80 Hi-Lux Highlander Land Cruiser Matrix MR2 Paseo Previa Prius RAV4 Scion Sequoia Sienna Solara Supra T-100 Tacoma Tercel … The Fiero was the second safest vehicle sold in America from 1984 to 1988, beaten only by the Volvo 740DL station wagon. Listed 8 days ago, Grand Rapids, MI The sharing of suspension and other components with other GM cars meant the rear suspension and powertrain was virtually identical to that of the Phoenix; the Fiero even included rear tie rod ends attached to a "steering knuckle", although these were hard-mounted to the engine cradle and only used for maintaining the rear tire alignment. Red and Light Gray Metallic colors were dropped in favour of Light Gold Metallic (M56), Silver Metallic (M16) and Bright Red (M81). our. Save $1,541 on Used Pontiac Fiero for Sale. Listed 138 days ago, 33 cars for sale found, starting at $1,500, Average price for Used Pontiac Fiero: $11,211. Will continue in the spring to do the seats . However, the performance potential of the mid-engine layout was not realized when the Fiero debuted. Complete tune-up with oil change. Set an alert to be notified of new listings. It has but two seats, it’s disc-braked and independently sprung, and its engine is in the middle. The materials used are all high quality, especially for the price point that this falls into, and feels very sturdy. The top model was the Fiero SE, starting at $9,599, it included the WS-6 handling package along with other trim upgrades. Several diecast model manufacturers have replicated the Fiero in various scales. They perceived the oil crisis as a market opportunity for a fuel-efficient sporty commuter car. TRANSMISSION. While General Motors's management were opposed to invest in a second two-seater sports car that might compete with the Corvette, young Pontiac engineers in 1978 were able to sell the Fiero concept to the corporation as a fuel-efficient four-cylinder "commuter car" that just happened to have two seats, rather than a muscle car. The unique suspension included new two-piece brake calipers and upgraded brake rotors. - It was very easy to assemble and it comes out looking great. After one meeting with the Saginaw foundry manager, he wrote that “60 percent to 90 percent of the rods produced do not exhibit defects.” This means at least every 1 out of 10 rods produced were defective and possibly 4 out of 10 were also defective. Interior includes power saddle leather bucket seats, side bolstered, with the Indy logo monogrammed in the headrest. © Copyright 2021 iSeeCars.com. GM Heritage Center continues storing the 1989/1990 Fiero. Sales managers at Pontiac dealerships also received a limited edition "Pontiac Fiero Presents Daryl Hall & John Oates" vinyl greatest hits album enticing them to participate in the sponsorship tour. The Torrent shared its basic body structure and mechanicals with the Equinox. 15 results per page. Listed today, Grapevine, TX This "periscope" style inlet was used on the three actual Indy Pace Cars used at the 1984 Indianapolis 500. - Air conditioning and automatic transaxle could not be ordered. All 1984 models came with the same 2.5 L I4. iSeeCars.com analyzes prices of 10 million used cars daily. Pontiac assigned oversight of the Fiero project to Hulki Aldikacti, a Turkish born executive with nearly 22 years of experience. This high horsepower machine is outfitted with racing brakes and pads to improve it’s … Original 10k mile, unmolested Fiero GT. I love the lack of technology, which some would find a con, but I find it refreshing to not have to worry about anything breaking. New engines were proposed for the 1990 model year, from the then new DOHC 190 bhp (140 kW) "Quad 4" four-cylinder as a base engine to replace the 2.5 L "Iron Duke" to a new 200+ hp DOHC V-6 for the GT models. - This engine developed more than 200 hp (150 kW). 1970 volkswagen "kombi" minibus rebuilt 1600cc 3-speed clean interior custom wheels $29,900 wwva747.kt.1. And cornering with The Fiero Formula turns cruises into autocross events. With respect to fuel economy, the Fiero was intended to appeal to a market niche for which the Corvette with its V8 engine was unsuitable. This new suspension came with staggered wheel sizes on WS6 suspension equipped models, with 15 in (380 mm) by 6 in (150 mm) wide wheels up front and 15 in (380 mm) by 7 in (180 mm) wide wheels in the rear for improved handling balance and to offset the slightly increased front track that resulted from the improvements. The Fiero was designed by George Milidrag and Hulki Aldikacti as a sports car. Listed 4 days ago, Sacramento, CA Select Wal-Mart locations sold a special "Since '68" Fiero made by Hot Wheels, which uses the original 1984 mold with a new paint job. It comes equipped with Power door locks, Air conditioning that has been converted to R134, and AM/FM cassette. Listed 9 days ago, Kenosha, WI Only the four-cylinder engine was available, though a few prototypes were fitted with a unique periscope-style inlet sprouting from the engine compartment and curving up and over the roof. Pontiac Trans … The Muncie/Getrag 5-speed transaxle, which did not arrive until June 1986, became the standard transaxle in V6 models. Fully serviced and maintained GT. [3] The stock buckets in the C2 cars offer no latersl support whatsoever. The car also proved uncomfortable for some drivers because of the lack of power steering. The lower-geared 4.10 four-speed transmission showed improved acceleration, but sacrificed fuel economy. The V6 was paired with a modified Muncie 4-speed transmission. As drivers attempted to frequently run the engine at greater RPM than it was designed for, the engines experienced a number of reliability problems and breakdowns were frequent. Listed 102 days ago, Montgomery, MN The Pontiac Torrent is a mid-size crossover SUV produced by General Motors for the 2006 to 2009 model years. - - [23][24][25][26], When the Fiero's 1984 model was introduced, it played a major role in building the “excitement” image that the Pontiac Division Motor Company wanted to establish in its car buyers. When the engineers brought back a running prototype in less than six months, it was given the green light for production. According to Hemmings Motor News, the exceedingly sturdy, 600 lb (270 kg) space frame consisted of roughly 280 separate galvanized and high-strength steel stampings joined by 3,800 welds and, when assembled with the Fiero's mechanicals, was fully driveable without its skin. - We have 11 Pontiac Fiero vehicles for sale that are reported accident free, 0 1-Owner cars, and 2 personal use cars. This gave it an EPA highway/city rating of 50/31 mpg. The public had high expectations for the Fiero with its mid-engine layout and aggressive styling, which resembled exotic mid-engine sports cars like the Ferrari 308GTB. Other plastic-kit display models were released by MPC-ERTL in 1:25 scale. Certified Pre-Owned: No. Price Min. Listed 3 days ago, Newport News, VA PRICE. The GM 3800 Supercharged is also a very popular choice, as well as the 3.4 L found in the 1993, 1994, and 1995 Camaro/Firebird. In an effort to sell the car as economically sensible, GM equipped and sold the Fiero as a commuter car; although the marketing build-up leading to initial release indicated anything but a regular commuter. [5], The production of the 1984 model ran from July 1983, until almost the end of 1984, this resulted in Pontiac exceeding its first year goal of 80,000 units, which was 28,000 more than the initial estimate and the most two seater cars produced by any US manufacturer at the time. 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