The Pontiac Fiero was designed by George Milidrag and Hulki Aldikacti and launched in 1984 as the first sports car from Pontiac since before World War 2. It was suprisingly popular with more than 370,000 units sold in the 5 years of production, but ultimate fell to GM’s corporate axe men, who couldn’t see a car […]
This next car comes as a tip from David in Tampa who writes: To my eyes, this is the best iteration of a Fiero possible. I’m sure there are many who’d slap me for this opinion; they need to chill, it’s not like I insulted their wife. Ohhh man, when I opened this link I […]
The Pontiac Fiero is considered by many to be a strange blip in the American Automotive landscape…but it is the spirtitual predecessor to today’s brand new Corvette. SAY WHAT?!??! You might consider this blasphemy if you are a Corvette lover or total nonsense if you are a Fieroisti, but think about it for a minute. […]
This next car comes as a tip from Hugh who writes: You know how awkward it is when you see that some “car guy” is embarrassed that their fiero has a transverse power train and rebodies it to resemble a famous longitudinal engine car? I mean it’s half a Miura without the transmission and engine […]
I know that it is considered gauche to take a Pontiac Fiero and ruin it with a garish Ferrariesqe body kit…but this next one is so over the top that it might not upset the Fieristi. They are a notoriously difficult group of people to keep happy. Find this 1988 Pontiac Fiero GT offered for […]
I hate to feature another Ponterrari Fi3r08 and make you guys think that I like these things, but this next one is too good looking to pass up. It is still a Fiero, but the wheels and the ride height and other things seem very properly Ferrari and the color just about perfect. So if you don’t mind a car that looks like an 80s Ferrari but drives like an 80s Pontiac…this is it. Find this 1986 Pontiac Fiero Kit Car offered for $15,000 in Saint Cloud, FL via craigslist. Tip from Rock On!
This next Pontiac Fiero had an optimistic build — the GM L44 2.8 liter V6 had been boosted with a turbocharger of undisclosed size…but if the diameter of the intake tubes were any indicator…it has a huge snail. The little pushrod V6 didn’t have a chance and it is blowing smoke and running rough…but that is an opportunity. An opportunity to rebuild with forged low compression pistons and an fire-ringed headgasket so that this Fiero can be fierce again. Find this 1986 Pontiac Fiero V6 Turbo offered for $2,500 in Naples, MN via craigslist
I know I might be in the minority when I admit to this next thing…but I have to come clean with you guys. I dig a gaudy interior on a crummy 80s classic. Yeah, you might sit there in your new Audi and enjoy the subtle grey textures on with flat black plasticized paint, but I’m gonna go bananas for a car with a white shifter boot and red seat inserts. You can have your dark mahogany carbon trim panels and I’ll take a Muppet bordello red carpet with a white steering wheel with a black horn section — because if you can’t wash your hands before each time your drive your Official Pace Car of the Indianapolis 500 Pontiac, then you don’t deserve to have one. But if you are true believer of the cult of Pontiac, then you’ve been double sanitizing and wearing a mask since 1984 because boogers don’t belong in a Fiero with this kind of an interior. Social distancing? HAH!! Nobody who has owned a mint Fiero has been on a date since about 1985, so take that! Find this 1984 Pontiac Fiero offered for $7,950 in Ozone Park, NY via ebay. Tip from Hugh.
How many sub 100k mile revised suspension (no, it wasn’t Lotus, but in the final year of Fiero production the Pontiac engineers put a considerable amount of effort into making it handle better) Fiero GT’s exist on the planet? Probably only a handful…and the seller of this next one is asking a very reasonable amount of money. I’d give this a two yellow thumbs up! Find this 1988 Pontiac Fiero GT offered for $6,500 in Baldwin, NY via craigslist. Tip from ME.
If you had a limited edition Indy 500 “Official” Pace Car Pontiac Fiero and wanted to maintain maximum sellable value, you’d think it would be best to keep the original iron duke 4-banger, but you’d be dead wrong. That is because an upgrade to a Chevy 305 small-block V8 is indeed an upgrade in value to the market, even if said 305 V8 has an air cleaner that is smaller in diameter than the average toilet bowl cleaning brush. Find this 1984 Pontiac Fiero Indy 500 Pace Car offered for $8000 in Topeka, KS via facetrash bigbrotherbook Tip from Jason.