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Pontiac Firebird Formula Automatic

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 Pontiac Firebird Formula Automatic

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 5665 cm3 / 345.7 cu in / 345.7 cu in, 231.2 kW / 310.0 hp / 310.0 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 461.0 N·m / 340.0 lb·ft / 340.0 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PontiacIssued from2001
ModelFirebird Formula AutomaticIssued until
SerieFirebirdNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerPontiacCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4550 l / 160.68 cu ft / 160.68 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4910 mm / 193.3 in / 193.3 inTotal (curb) weight1528 kg / 3369 lb / 3369 lb
Width1890 mm / 74.4 in / 74.4 inDry weight
Height1300 mm / 51.2 in / 51.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2568 mm / 101.1 in / 101.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1542 mm / 60.7 in / 60.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1539 mm / 60.6 in / 60.6 inWeight distribution (front)56.0 % / 56.0 % / 56.0 %
Ground clearance114 mm / 4.5 in / 4.5 inFuel capacity54 l / 11.9 UK gal / 14.3 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.91  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.09 m2 / 22.5 sq ft / 22.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerGMValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore99.0 mm / 3.90 in / 3.90 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.08
Fuel supplySPFiEngine displacement5665 cm3 / 345.7 cu in / 345.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity708.13 cm3/cylinder / 43.213 cu in/cylinder / 43.213 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio10.1 : 1
SumpMax. output power231.2 kW / 310.0 hp / 310.0 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque461.0 N·m / 340.0 lb·ft / 340.0 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)92.5 kW / 124.0 hp / 124.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output40.8 kW/l / 0.897 bhp/cu in / 0.897 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque81.4 N·m/l / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.7
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.73

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio202.9 kW/ton / 153.7 bhp/ton / 153.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.28Turning circle12.4 m / 40.7 ft / 40.7 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontP195/75-R14Tyres rearP185/80-R13
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Pontiac Firebird Formula Automatic

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