What generation is a 1998 Trans Am?

What generation is a 1998 Trans Am?

fourth generation
The biggest visual update for the fourth generation Firebird came with a 1998 facelift that included a new hood and front fascia.

How much horsepower does a 1998 Trans Am have?

200 to 305 hp
1998 Pontiac Firebird/Horsepower

How much horsepower is a LS1?

LS1 Performance Specs In the Corvette offering, the LS1 was introduced in 1997 with 345 horsepower at 5600 RPM and 350 lb-ft at 4400 RPM. In 2001 the power and torque were increased slightly to 350 horsepower at 6000 RPM and 360 lb-ft of torque at 4000 RPM. The LS1 engine is 5.7 L, or more precisely 346 cubic inches.

Are LS1 engines good?

LS1 Engine Reliability When left completely stock the LS1 is a very reliable and dependable engine. When modified, the LS1 becomes a bit more problematic. The biggest issue with the LS1 is that when things do break they are generally quite expensive to fix.

How long will a LS1 engine last?

The LS1 life is estimated at 200,000 miles by GM. Most engines have 100,000 miles on them.

How can I make my LS1 faster?

On a stock LS1 engine, the following upgrades can improve performance and fuel economy:

  1. A cold air intake kit.
  2. Headers.
  3. An aftermarket exhaust system.
  4. A computer programmer.

What kind of engine does a 98 Pontiac Trans Am have?

Pontiac’s Trans Am is about two things: absolutely pavement-eating performance and flashy styling. For ’98, there’s a new 305-horsepower aluminum V-8 to crank up the wick under the car’s already attention-grabbing look.

When did the LS1 engine come out?

LS1 Engine Specs. The LS1 was first introduced in the C5 Corvette in 1997, then followed with availability in the Chevrolet Camaro and Pontiac Trans Am and Firebird in 1998. 1999 saw the introduction of the LS1 in Australia, as a number of Holden vehicles started to offer this engine.

How much is a 1997 Pontiac Trans Am coupe worth?

The current value of 1996 and ’97 WS6 Pontiacs is about $12,000. More people want the 1998 and later cars with the more desirable LS engine. However, the average price of a ’98 Trans Am Coupe only jumps to $13,000. The surprise is the average price of the 1998 convertibles, which is $20,100.

How fast can a 1998 Trans Am run 0-60?

Motorweek recorded a 5.5-second 0-60 mph run and a 14-second quarter-mile in a 1998 Trans Am WS6. Impressive, especially when you consider that pricing for the Trans Am started at $26,500, which is around $40,000 in today’s money. Watching this 20-year-old review, it’s easy to see why the LS1 was such a big deal.