For Sale: 1981 Firebird Trans Am with a Twin-Turbo LS9 V8

1981 Firebird Trans Am with a twin-turbo LS9 V8

This 1981 Firebird Trans Am will be auctioned at Mecum in Dallas, Texas on October 15-17. The car is called “Full Force Trans Am” and was built by Schwartz Performance in Woodstock, Illinois with an estimated cost of $300,000. Under the hood sits a twin-turbo 6.9 L LS9 V8 capable of 1,300 horsepower. The motor features a LS9 block, forged internals, LS7 crank and dry sump, ported LS9 heads, and two 70 mm turbochargers. A Bowler 4L85E four-speed automatic transmission sends power through a custom driveshaft to a Winters full-floating 9-inch housing with a Moser third-member and Wavetrac LSD with 3.70 gears. The car rides on a Schwartz Performance G-Machine chassis with RideTech triple-adjustable coilovers, power steering, and Baer Extreme-Plus disc brakes with 14-inch rotors and six-piston calipers in front and rear.

1981 Firebird Trans Am with a twin-turbo LS9 V8

1981 Firebird Trans Am with a twin-turbo LS9 V8

1981 Firebird Trans Am with a twin-turbo LS9 V8

1981 Firebird Trans Am with a twin-turbo LS9 V8

1981 Firebird Trans Am with a twin-turbo LS9 V8

1981 Firebird Trans Am with a twin-turbo LS9 V8

1981 Firebird Trans Am with a twin-turbo LS9 V8

1981 Firebird Trans Am with a twin-turbo LS9 V8

1981 Firebird Trans Am with a twin-turbo LS9 V8

1981 Firebird Trans Am with a twin-turbo LS9 V8

1981 Firebird Trans Am with a twin-turbo LS9 V8

Source: Mecum and Schwartz Performance

1 thought on “For Sale: 1981 Firebird Trans Am with a Twin-Turbo LS9 V8”

  1. This car has been for sale at the dealer and offered to me at 65k at one time..they raise the price up and down from 55k to 80k

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