The 1970s Classic Pontiac Cars Channel covers the top Pontiac models of the decade. See what's under the hoods of 1970s classic Pontiac cars.
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1979 Pontiac 10th Anniversary Trans Am

Car enthusiasts debated the selling cost of this historic birthday model before it arrived on the market and in fact its value as a collector car is still undetermined. Find out why this model has been a subject of scrutiny and what its future may hold.

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  • 1969-1972 Pontiac Grand Prix

    1969-1972 Pontiac Grand Prix

    Revived from near-death the 1969-1972 Pontiac Grand Prix proved popular with sharp styling and powerful engines. John DeLorean is the man who made the Grand Prix a success when he suggested a new design based on the Le Mans. Learn about the 1969-72 Grand Prix. See more »

  • 1970 1/2 Pontiac Firebird

    1970 1/2 Pontiac Firebird

    Bill Mitchell, GM's design chief, had complained that the first Firebird "had no real identity." This was not the case with the 1970 1/2 Pontiac Firebird. Learn more about this muscle car here. See more »

  • 1971 Pontiac Firebird Formula

    1971 Pontiac Firebird Formula

    Because both the 350-and 400-cid V-8 engines were available this year, the 1971 Pontiac Firebird Formula model lost its "400" suffix. Learn more about the 1971 Pontiac Firebird Formula in this article. See more »

  • 1971-1976 Pontiac

    1971-1976 Pontiac

    The 1971-1976 Pontiac models marked the end of a successful era of large performance-oriented cars. Government-mandated emissions standards and rising insurance rates cut into sales of high-performance cars. Follow the Pontiac story in the early 1970s. See more »

  • 1972 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am

    1972 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am

    Trans Am already was in the process of developing a legion of aficionados, but you wouldn't know it from the year-end figures from 1972. Learn more about rare 1972 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am. See more »

  • 1973 Pontiac Firebird Formula

    1973 Pontiac Firebird Formula

    A bold new eggcrate grille decorated the front end of the base Firebird, Esprit, and the 1973 Pontiac Firebird Formula; but something far bolder could be tucked beneath the Formula's hood. Learn more about the details surrounding the 1973 Pontiac Firebird Formula. See more »

  • 1973-1975 Pontiac Grand Am

    1973-1975 Pontiac Grand Am

    The 1973-1975 Pontiac Grand Am was one of the most focused and well-executed cars Pontiac ever brought to market. This car featured European styling that was meant to compete with Mercedes BMW Audi and Volvo. Learn about this Pontiac success. See more »

  • 1973-1977 Pontiac Grand Prix

    1973-1977 Pontiac Grand Prix

    The 1973-1977 Pontiac Grand Prix had little performance gains due to strict emissions standards. As a result, GM turned to luxury as a selling point for the Grand Prix. Learn more about the 1973-1977 Pontiac Grand Prix. See more »

  • 1974 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am

    1974 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am

    A sloping Endura front end, highlighted by a slim bumper line and modification of Pontiac's traditional divided grille, led off the 1974 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am facelift. Learn more about the 1074 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am in this article. See more »

  • 1976 Pontiac Firebird Formula

    1976 Pontiac Firebird Formula

    The 1976 Pontiac Formula Firebird had a new appearance package that featured bold FORMULA graphics along door bottoms and rocker panels. Learn more about the 1976 Pontiac Formula Firebird in this article. See more »

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