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The 1998 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am (also known as T/A) is a modern pony car manufactured by Pontiac as the last generation of the Firebird series.

The 1998 Firebird Trans Am is powered by a 5.7L V8 codenamed as 'LS1', which is also utilised by the Chevrolet Corvette C5 and the 2004 Pontiac GTO


Need for Speed: High Stakes

The Firebird Trans Am only appears in Need for Speed: High Stakes. It appears as a class A vehicle in the PC release and can be purchased for $27,000 in the career mode. It is also featured with a removable targa top in the PC release.

The Firebird can be selected with a close-ratio 6-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic transmission. The manual transmission provides quicker acceleration, with the automatic version offering a higher top speed.

It appears as a class C vehicle in the PlayStation 1 release alongside the Chevrolet Camaro Z28 and can be purchased for $22,000 in the career mode.


  • A fully upgraded Pontiac Firebird becomes a Trans Am Ram Air in both the releases.