6. 1970 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am
The continuation of the legendary Trans Am was ready for the 1970 debut of the second generation with even more power. It also had a new design and details, and more performance. Also, the 1970 Trans Am got new spoilers, a color scheme and interior trim. It also came with a choice of several versions, including the Ram Air induction system on the 400 CID V8 engine
If you had the Ram Air III you got the 345 HP engine. But if you optioned for the Ram Air IV engine, you got 370 HP which was a substantial number for 1970, guaranteeing brutal performance. The Trans Am also received better brakes and a suspension package, turning this muscle car coupe into a sophisticated sports car. They would have built more muscle cars if it wasn’t for the early 70’s recession, restrictions and oil crisis.