Key facts

Pontiac Firebird Convertible 350 HO, 1969 MY information summary

What body style?
convertible/cabriolet with 2+2 seats
How long?
4854 mm
How heavy?
1619 kg
What size engine?
5.8 litre, 5798 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
330 PS / 325 bhp / 242 kW @ 5100 rpm
How much torque?
515 Nm / 380 / 52.5 kgm @ 3200 rpm


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1969 Pontiac Firebird Convertible 350 HO technical specifications


This car has a 2 door convertible/cabriolet type body with a front located engine that delivers power to the rear wheels.
The Pontiac Firebird Convertible 350 HO's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 5.8 litre, overhead valve 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit produces 325 bhp (330 PS/242 kW) of power at 5100 rpm, and maximum torque of 515 N·m (380 lb·ft/52.5 kgm) at 3200 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox.
The Pontiac Firebird Convertible 350 HO weighs a claimed 1619 kg at the kerb.
1969 Pontiac Firebird Convertible 350 HO data
Pontiac Firebird Convertible 350 HO, 1969 MY data
Body type2+2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2746 108.1
Track/tread (front) 1524 60
Track/tread (rear) 1524 60
Length 4854 191.1
Width 1877 73.9
Height 1257 49.5
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight 1619 kg 3569 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70.1 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Pontiac
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.8 litre
5798 cc
(353.816 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 98.43 × 95.25 mm
3.88 × 3.75 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.03
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
330 PS (325 bhp) (242 kW)
at 5100 rpm
Specific output
56.1 bhp/litre
0.92 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
515 Nm (380 ft·lb) (52.5 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
88.82 Nm/litre
1.07 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1116.2 kPa (161.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 724.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 203.53 PS/g
149.69 kW/g
200.74 bhp/ton
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.68 kg/kW
11.16 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front F70 x 14
Tyres rear F70 x 14
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 241 mm
Rear brake diameter 241 mm
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 3.36
general ID289586
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 48.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1969 Pontiac Firebird Convertible 350 HO added 2012-11-01.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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