Well yesterday, I finally made it to the New York Auto Show and not only was it a Sunday but being the last day of the show it was incredibly crowded. That being said any time that I am looking at cars regardless of the size of the crowd is a good time.
Upon entering and making my way through security, the first thing that I noticed was a Trans Am. Now anyone who is familiar with cars knows that the Trans Am is no longer manufactured. Yet there it was right in front of me, a brand new Trans Am! But, since the car is no longer in production this Trans Am was actually a very customized 2018 Camaro that has been made to resemble a late 70’s Pontiac Trans Am.
A New Kind Of Trans Am
Considering that the Pontiac brand was discontinued in 2010 and besides the Camaro, the Trans Am was one of my favorite cars seeing a Camaro customized into a Trans Am at the New York Auto Show was a thrill. The Trans Am was a great car that always shared its platform with the Camaro.
The car is built by Florida based Trans Am Worldwide (Trans Am Depot) and if seeing one isn’t thrilling enough the Trans Am styling that they modeled it after was of a second generation which is one of my personal favorites.
But that’s not the end of the story. Trans Am Worldwide or TAW as it is known as makes several versions of this car ranging from just over one hundred thousand dollars to just under 200k with the top level being a 455SD engine that produces somewhere around 1000 hp – wow!Continue reading “The New York Auto Show – Is It Really A Trans Am?”