Pontiac Firebird Trans Am WS6 

  • 1996
  • 304 HP 5.7L
  • 159 mph

Road Tests Real world tests of the Pontiac Firebird Trans Am WS6


Firebird Trans Am WS6
5.8 s
Corvette Z06
3.6 s

Top speed

Firebird Trans Am WS6
159 mph
Skyline GT-R
111 mph

Data points Key details of the Pontiac Firebird Trans Am WS6


Firebird Trans Am WS6
304 HP
Corvette Z06
500 HP


Firebird Trans Am WS6
334 ft-lb
Viper GTS
491 ft-lb

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Pontiac
Year 1996
Highest auction price $100k, January 2011

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 11.44 lb/hp
Maximum hp 304 HP @ 5,400 RPM
Maximum torque 334 ft-lb @ 3,200 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 5,737 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas

road tests

Top speed 159 mph
0-60mph 5.8 s


Drivetrain Front Engine / RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,477 lb
Width 74.5 in
Height 52 in
Length 197 in
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