For 1990, Firebirds had a larger and more powerful base V-6.
All TPI V-8s (standard in Trans Ams) had a speed density metering system.
All Firebirds also had:
an inflatable airbag restraint system
a new self-adjusting parking brake
dual body-color sport mirrors
new instrument panel switches for the rear defogger
rear hatch release
Brilliant Red Metallic was a new color replacing Flame Red.
Base Firebirds had new seat and armrest trim, plus a different rear spoiler design.
Standard features included
a five-speed manual gearbox
an FE1 suspension
front disc/rear drum brakes
an AM/FM stereo with clock
Hi-tech aluminum wheels (15 x 7 in.) were standard.
The Formula model had more of a performance image.
Its equipment list added
an aero-style rear deck lid spoiler
the WS6 sport suspension
a TBI V-8 engine
The Formula's 6-in. deep-dish Hi-tech wheels had machined-finished faces and silver metallic ports.
The Trans Am had
a more powerful V-8
an F41 handling suspension
a limited-slip differential
P215/65R15 Firehawk GTX tires
15-in. deep-dish Hi-tech turbo aluminum wheels with machined faces and charcoal metallic ports
plus a leather appointment group
The luxury version of the Trans Am was the GTA.
Its standard features included
a 5.7-liter TPI V-8
a dual catalytic converter exhaust system
a four-speed automatic transmission
four-wheel disc brakes
P245/50ZR-16 Goodyear performance tires
16x8 in. gold crosslace aluminum wheels
leather-wrapped steering wheel
articulating custom bucket seats with inflatable lumbar and lateral supports
a rear defogger
a cargo screen
a full-featured Delco ETR AM/FM stereo cassette with equalizer
a power antenna
power side view mirrors
power door locks
1990 Firebird Notes
1990 FIREBIRD PHOTOS
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