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Pontiac produced the Formula model from 1970 through 1981 and again from 1987 through the present. The Formula has always been available with the Trans Am hardware as optional equipment, though with a different, but aggressive look of its own. From 1970 through 1975 the Formula package included a fiberglass hood with two long scoops extending toward the nose. In 1976 the scoops were scaled back in a one year only design. Also for Ď76, an optional Formula appearance package became available with a contrasting paint scheme. This package was offered as an option through 1981. In 1977 the scooped hood was again redesigned to a more subtle look which was also carried through 1981. When the Formula was re-introduced in 1987, it included Formula graphics on the doors, larger wheels and tires than the base Firebird and a standard rear spoiler. It came with the base Trans Am engine as standard equipment, and most of the Trans Am hardware could be optioned. This theme was carried through 1992. In 1993, when the fourth generation Firebird debuted, the Formula shared the base Firebirdís nose, but again had its own rear spoiler and could be ordered with all the Trans Am hardware, including the WS6 Ram Air package starting in 1996.

 

 

Production Numbers


2nd Generation2nd Generation2nd Generation

1970 - 7,708

1971 - 7,802

TACHREV friend David Dudley's 1971 400 4 speed Formula.

David Dudley's 1971 Formula Firebird.

 

1972 - 5,250

1973 - 10,166

1974 - 10,255

1975 - 27,274

1976 - 20,613

1977 - 21,801

1978 - 24,346

1979 - 346 W72 400 4speed's made

(2 examples below from the Trans Am Nationals - look close @ the Dark Red Formula shown. It is a no rear spoiler, non-a/c, no Formula appearance lettering etc., special ordered Formula. The Orange Formula is also a W72-400 Pontiac 4-speed with the Formula appearance graphics).

1979 Formula Firebird 400 4-speed.

Interior of Formula 400 4-speed.

Formula sans rear spoiler.

Carasel Red Formula 400 4-speed.

1980 - ?

1981 - ?


3rd Generation3rd Generation3rd Generation

1987 - ?

1988 - ?

1989 - ?

1990 - ?

1991 - ?

1992 - ?


4th Generation4th Generation4th Generation

1993 - ?

1994 - ?

 

 

H.R. Dudleys' 1994 Formula Firehawk Firebird.

Fourth Generation Formula.

1995 - ?

1996 - 329 Ram Air Formula's.

1997 - ?

1998 - ?

1999 - ?

2000 - ?

2001 - ?


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