Introduction

I.D. NUMBERS

VIN Location On top of dash at left, viewable through windshield
Position Character Description
12General Motors: Pontiac Division
2SBasic Firebird
TFirebird Esprit
UFirebird Formula
VTrans Am
3 & 487hardtop coupe
5_Engine code (see listing in engine section)
65Year: 1975
7_Assembly plant
8 to 13100001 and upproduction sequence

IDENTIFICATION

Model Number Style Number Body Type Seating Factory Price Shipping Weight Production Total
2FSS872-door Hardtop Base Firebird - 6 cyl4$37133386 22,293
both 6 & V8
2FSS872-door Hardtop Base Firebird - V84$38433610
2FTT872-door Hardtop Esprit - 6 cyl4$39583431 20,826
2FTT872-door Hardtop Esprit - V84$40883655
2FUU872-door Hardtop Formula4$4349363113,670
2FVV872-door Hardtop Trans Am4$4740371627,274

ENGINE

MODEL CodeTypeDisplacementCarbCompressionNet HP
Base Firebird (std)D6-cyl250 cid1-V8.25:1105 @ 3800 rpm
Base Firebird (opt) (not Calif.)MV-8350 cid2-V7.6:1155 @ 4000 rpm
Base Firebird (opt)JV-8350 cid4-V7.6:1175 @ 4400 rpm
Esprit (std)D6-cyl250 cid1-V8.25:1105 @ 3800 rpm
Esprit (opt) (not Calif.)MV-8350 cid2-V7.6:1155 @ 4000 rpm
Esprit (opt)JV-8350 cid4-V7.6:1175 @ 4400 rpm
Formula (std)JV-8350 cid4-V7.6:1175 @ 4400 rpm
Formula (opt)S (L78)V-8400 cid4-V7.6:1185 @ 3600 rpm
Trans Am (std)S (L78)V-8400 cid4-V7.6:1185 @ 3600 rpm
Trans Am (opt)Y (L75)V-8455 cid4-V7.6:1200 @ 3500 rpm

TRANSMISSION

3-speed manual
4-speed manual
M38 Turbo-Hydra-Matic

CHASSIS

Wheelbase Overall length Front tread Rear tread
108.1 in. 196 in. 60 in. 60 in.

OPTIONS

AM/FM stereo$213
Cassette tape deck$130
Vinyl top$99

PERFORMANCE

MODEL 0-to-60 MPH QUARTER MILE
Trans Am L78 (185 hp)9.8 seconds16.8 seconds

HISTORICAL NOTES

1975 Firebird Notes

1975 FIREBIRD PHOTOS

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