Trans Am Depot

  • 2018 Trans Am 455 Super Duty Racing

    Trans Am Depot has built an even more extreme version of its 1,000-horsepower 455 Super Duty based on the sixth-generation Chevrolet Camaro that we saw last year. The new car, which tacks on the Racing designation, was built as a dedicated drag racer designed to challenge the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon. But did the company really need to dial up the performance to challenge the Dodge? In an interview with Motor Trend published on Thursday, Tran Am Depot said it was happy with the 1,000-hp output of the 455 Super Duty but wanted to produce the same amount of power at the wheels for the 455...

  • Trans Am Depot Super Duty 455
    How Trans Am Depot designed its 455 Super Duty Trans Am

    With the demise of the Pontiac brand came the end of a long lineage of muscle cars. No, Pontiac wasn't offering the most exciting lineup at its death, save for the Holden-sourced G8, but history means something. It means quite a bit to the team at Trans Am Depot, which decided the show must go on...

  • 2017 Trans Am 455 Super Duty
    6th-gen Camaro Trans Am conversion comes packing 1,000 horsepower

    Pontiac lives on, or least its Trans Am does, with the latest model unveiled this week at the 2017 New York auto show. It’s called the Trans Am 455 Super Duty, and it’s packing a supercharged V-8 delivering 1,000 horsepower and 1,046 pound-feet of torque. Yes, that’s 160 hp and...

  • Trans Am Depot
    Go behind the scenes at Trans Am Depot: Video

    We recently brought you news of a new “Bandit” Trans Am based on the fifth-generation Chevrolet Camaro. The car was developed by a company in Florida by the name of Trans Am Depot and even had some input from the Bandit himself, actor Burt Reynolds. Trans Am Depot uses donor Camaros to...

  • Burt Reynolds and the Trans Am SE Bandit Edition
    Burt Reynolds introduces the new 'Bandit' Trans Am: Video

    Pontiac may no longer be around but you can still go and buy a new Trans Am. You can even buy one approved by the Bandit himself, actor Burt Reynolds. The folks at Trans Am Depot, which for years have been building new Screaming Chickens based on the bones of the fifth-generation Chevrolet Camaro...

  • TransAm Depot's Hurst Trans Am, new for 2013 - image: TransAm Depot
    Trans Am Depot shows off Hurst Edition in new commercial: Video

    Do you long for the days of bell-bottomed jeans, 8-track tapes and billowing chest hair? Do you mourn the passing of the Screaming Chicken, emblazoned on a hood with a protruding intake? Take heed, retro muscle car fans: thanks to the team at TransAm Depot, the Pontiac Trans Am lives on. In fact...

  • Phoenix Trans Am Camaro conversion kit

    There are many behind-the-scenes players in the automotive industry that few on the outside ever hear of, despite their huge contributions. One such company is Trans Am Depot, who together with designer Kevin Morgan plans to launch a new Pontiac Firebird Trans Am conversion for the new, fifth-generation Camaro. Labeled the Phoenix Trans Am, and inspired by the original Camaro-based Trans Ams from 1977 and 1978, the new design has been in development for the past three years and will be previewed for the first time in concept form at the 2009 Trans Am Nationals. The concept will be followed by...

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