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Mario's '80 T/A

Turbo Time at Pontiac!

Restored in May 2008 back to it's original configuration as delivered to City Motor Company of Valdese, NC on October 23, 1979.

Motor:The ONLY production turbo-charged V-8 of it's time
Displacement:4.9 Liters / 301 c.i.
Horsepower / Torque:210 hp@4000 / 345 lb/ft@2000
Axle:3.08 Posi
Transmission:Only available in 3-speed Automatic - TH350
Total Production Figures:Base 29,811 Esprit 17,277 Formula 9,356 Trans Am 50,896
301 Turbo Production:This is 1 of only 5,753 ever produced! How many are left?
N/A vs F/I:The turbocharger adds 55 hp and 100 lb/ft of torque
1980 301T vs 1979 400/6.6:The 301T has 10 less horsepower, but 25 more lb/ft or torque


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marioscollo on Sep 10, 2009 said:

Check out the restoration at

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