1991 Pontiac Firebird

This automobile has a 2 door coupé body style with a front mounted engine delivering its power to the rear wheels. Power is produced by an overhead valve, 3.1 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 140 bhp (142 PS/104 kW) at 4400 rpm and 244 N·m (180 lb·ft/24.9 kgm) at 3600 rpm respectively. The engine powers the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission. Quoted kerb weight is 1410 kg. Maximum quoted speed is 175 km/h or 109 mph.

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Key facts

1991 Pontiac Firebird information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4780 mm
How heavy?
1410 kg
What size engine?
3.1 litre, 3128 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
142 PS / 140 bhp / 104 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
244 Nm / 180 ft.lb / 24.9 kgm @ 3600 rpm
How fast?
175 km/h, 109 mph

Pontiac Firebird models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1507 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1528 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5665 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW 1515 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5665 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW 1528 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5665 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1515 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5665 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1528 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5665 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW 1541 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 5665 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW 1550 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5665 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1541 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 5665 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1550 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1502 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5012 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5733 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2838 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1398 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 5001 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1475 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5001 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 2838 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 5001 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5001 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5733 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 5001 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 3791 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1518 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5733 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 5001 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2471 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW 1301 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2838 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1356 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 5013 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1474 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 5013 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW 1480 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 5013 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1458 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 2471 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1299 kg

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 3135 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1407 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 3135 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 3135 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 2972 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 1374 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2199 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 1465 kg
1991 Pontiac Firebird data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2565 mm 101 inches
Track/tread (front) 1542 mm 60.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1565 mm 61.6 inches
Length 4780 mm 188.2 inches
Width 1840 mm 72.4 inches
Height 1270 mm 50 inches
Ground clearance 120 mm 4.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.86
Kerb weight 1410 kg 3109 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 59.1 litres 13 UK Gal 15.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code LH0
Cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 3.1 litre
3128 cc
(190.882 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88.9 × 84 mm
3.5 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.06
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
142 PS (140 bhp) (104 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
44.8 bhp/litre
0.73 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
244 Nm (180 ft·lb) (24.9 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
78.01 Nm/litre
0.94 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system Ro fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 980.2 kPa (142.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 521.33 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 175 km/h (109 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 100.67 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
74.04 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
99.29 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.51 kg/kW
22.56 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 12.60 m
Front suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.TA.CS.PR.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 215/65 R 15
Tyres rear 215/65 R 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.76
Final drive ratio 3.42
general
Carfolio.com ID286
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 29.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1991 Pontiac Firebird added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.