1986 Pontiac Firebird

1986 Pontiac Firebird History



All 1986 Pontiac Firebirds receive center high mounted stop lamps as required by Federal legislation, placed on top of back window. Standard 2.5L 4 cylinder engine dropped, multi port fuel injected 2.8L V6 now becomes the standard engine. Firebird SE discontinued.New optional rubber/vinyl wrap-around rear spoiler introduced on 1986 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am, available only in black. Mid year 1986 Pontiac Firebird were introduced with new light weight crosslace wheel.

Only 26 1986 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am models were made with the 305 H.O L69. Discontinued because of fuel boiling. Paint RPO's change for new base-coat, clear-coat process with the '86 Firebird.

1986 Pontiac Firebird Drivetrain List

Yr Model Trans Engine
code/type
CR Displ. HP Torque Induc-
tion
Manual
std.
Manual
opt.
(G92)
Auto
std.
Auto
opt.
(G92)
86 Sport Coupe
Berlinetta
M5,A4 LB8 V6 8.9:1 2.8 (173) [email protected] [email protected] MFI 3.42 —- 3.42 —-
86 Sport Coupe
Firebird
M5,A4 LG4 V8 9.5:1 5.0 (305) [email protected] [email protected] 4bbl 2.73 —- 2.73 —-
86 Berlinetta
Firebird S/E
A4 LG4 V8 9.5:1 5.0 (305) [email protected] [email protected] 4bbl —- —- 2.73 —-
86 Z28
Trans Am
M5,A4 LG4 V8 9.5:1 5.0 (305) [email protected] [email protected] 4bbl 3.23 3.73 2.73 —-
86 Z28
Trans Am
M5 *L69 V8 9.5:1 5.0 (305) [email protected] [email protected] 4bbl HO 3.23 3.73 —- —-
86 Z28
Trans Am
A4 LB9 V8 9.5:1 5.0 (305) [email protected] [email protected] TPI —- —- 2.73 3.23
86 IROC-Z
Trans Am
M5,A4 LG4 V8 9.5:1 5.0 (305) [email protected] [email protected] 4bbl 3.23 3.73 2.73 —-
86 IROC-Z
Trans Am
M5 L69 V8 9.5:1 5.0 (305) [email protected] [email protected] 4bbl HO 3.23 3.73 —- —-
86 IROC-Z
Trans Am
A4 LB9 V8 9.5:1 5.0 (305) [email protected] [email protected] TPI —- —- 2.73 3.42
86 IROC-Z A4 +L98 V8 9.5:1 5.7 (350) [email protected] [email protected] TPI —- —- 3.27* —-

*only 74 produced +rumored only 50 produced as test cars *Borg-Warner rear axle

1986 Pontiac Firebird Production Numbers

Year Total
Production
Firebird Firebird S/E Trans Am
1986 110,465 59,334 2,259 48,870