1979 PONTIAC FIREBIRD ESPRIT CUSTOM 2 DOOR COUPE - 157632Sold* at Las Vegas 2013 - Lot #179 1979 PONTIAC FIREBIRD ESPRIT CUSTOM 2 DOOR COUPE//cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/157632/157632_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
1979 PONTIAC FIREBIRD ESPRIT CUSTOM 2 DOOR COUPE
Las Vegas 2013
CUSTOM 2 DOOR COUPE
SEVENTIES & EIGHTIES CARS
*Includes Buyer Commission
Lot #179 - This beautifully restored Firebird custom was built in Van Nuys, CA and delivered to Curtis Pontiac-Buick in Lenor, TN. Comes with original Build Sheet and owner's manual showing details of original factory options. Original options still include air conditioning, power steering, power disc brakes and numerous others. A solid vehicle with clean undercarriage and top quality body and paint work in a brilliant red exterior color. Mirror like finish with nice accents and blacked out exterior moldings, ram air hood, front/rear spoilers and fender flares. The engine has been upgraded to a 400cid Pontiac engine, bored .030 over with internal parts from Competition cams, lifters, rocker arms and timing chain. Edelbrock Performer series intake manifold with Holley Street Avenger carburetor, HEI ignition, custom "Pontiac" valve covers bring a nice balance of power and reliability. Cooled by heavy duty aluminum radiator with a 160 degree thermostat. Custom exhaust provides an aggressive rumble letting people know this isn't your ordinary Firebird. Smooth shifting is provided from a Turbo 400 transmission and stock 10-bolt rear end. The front brake calipers and hoses have all been replaced as well as rear brakes. Power front disc brakes provide nice stopping power. Handling and smooth ride are provided by Hotchkis rear leaf springs and front/rear KYB shocks. Year One 18x9 front and 18x10 rear snowflake billet wheels give a nice Resto-Mod look that give this "Bird" an aggressive look and smooth ride. Michelin tires add to the quality. The interior is new ABS molded door panels with inserts, center console provided from Year One. Custom rear package tray, all new interior dash, seats and carpet. Dash and instrumentation are provided from Coven Industries with Autometer Sport II gauges. Alpine sound system, CD, iPod with subwoofer in trunk. Many receipts, Build Sheet, owner's manual and new car cover.
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