Pontiac Firebird Formula 400 

  • $3k
  • 1970
  • 345 HP 6.6L
  • 127 mph

Road Tests Real world tests of the Pontiac Firebird Formula 400

0-60mph

Firebird Formula 400
6.9 s
F355 Spider
4.7 s

Top speed

Firebird Formula 400
127 mph
F355 Spider
181 mph

Data points Key details of the Pontiac Firebird Formula 400

Price

Firebird Formula 400
$3k
F355 Spider
$137k

Horsepower

Firebird Formula 400
345 HP

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Pontiac
Price $3,370
Year 1970
Highest auction price $35k, January 2006

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 10.37 lb/hp
Maximum hp 345 HP @ 4,800 RPM
Maximum torque 431 ft-lb @ 3,000 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 356/? 178
Rear wheels 381/? 178

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,579 lb
Width 73.4 in
Height 50.4 in
Length 192.3 in
Front track width 61.2 in
Wheelbase 108 in

road tests

Top speed 127 mph
0-60mph 6.9 s

transmission

Drivetrain Rear wheel drive
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Axle ratio 3.55:1

engine

Displacement 6,600 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10.25:1
Bore/stroke 4.12 in / 3.75 in
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