Fiero means "Very Proud" in Italian. And Pontiac should be proud of this car. Why did they stop making it? It's a fun to drive, mid-engine sports car, built right here in America! Pontiac's slogan at the time was, "We build excitement"! And this Fiero GT V6 has it in spades.
The body of this car was groundbreaking. It was light, made of Sheet Molded Composite, or SMC, that resists dents and dings, and would reappear later on Saturns. The aero bodywork of this model was developed for the special edition, 1984 Indy Pace car, and then produced in '85 as a GT, without the Pace Car stickers. This one is presented in an uber-desirable shade of black with a complimentary silver for the lower aero treatments. The front of the car reaches low for the ground with fog lights tucked into the molded front bumper, and hideaway headlights roll back into the hood while not in use. Rocker panel extensions help keep air from getting under the car at speed, a big spoiler pushes air down onto the car, and a rear diffuser with quad tailpipes gets the air out while minimizing drag. It shows very well but does have some signs of use and wear that can be seen upon closer examination, but nothing out of the ordinary when you consider the mileage. Bottom line, it's a driver-quality coupe with LOADS of curb appeal. GT and V6 badges adorn the hood, side windows, and trunk, and the 'Fiero GT' decal script on the windshield let everyone know what time it is. There is a power bulge on the rear engine lid making room for that V6, and the car sits on lattice style alloy wheels that look fantastic. There's a reason these cars have such a strong, cult following, and an example like this is bound to get the enthusiasts stirred up.
Open the door and you will find a nicely optioned, two-tone gray cloth interior that is neat and clean, and in very good condition. Have a seat in the contoured buckets that are both comfortable and supportive, while still being sporty and bolstered enough to keep you in place around sharp corners. You can rest your arms comfortably on the center console and the well-placed arm rest on the door panel as well, or just stick them out the sunroof up top. The leather wrapped 3-spoke steering wheel feels good in your hands, with the factory-replacement gauge cluster that features a speedo, tach, and auxiliary units easily visible through it. Options include power windows, locks, tilt, cruise and cold R134a A/C for your comfort and convenience. A large sunroof lets the light in, and the air flow through, on those nice rides in the country when the sun's out. The center console has the ventilation controls sitting just above the Sony AM/FM/CD/AUX stereo, which happens to be the lone modification inside, although it was so neatly installed it looks like it was born there. The leather wrapped T-handle shifter for the automatic transmission falls easily to hand with the window and mirror controls at your fingertips just behind it.
Pop the hood, (the one behind the seats), and you will find a fuel injected, 2.8-liter, 60-degree V6, that pumps out a factory-rated 140 horsepower and 170 ft pounds of torque. This engine addressed the complaints of low power from the 4-cylinder engine that the car was first introduced with, and makes this light little car, pretty darn fast with the help of quick throttle response via the Holley throttle-body system up top. Even the 4-cylinder cars were praised for their handling capabilities, and Pontiac upped the game with the GT by re-tuning the suspension with a revised geometry, heavier spring rates, re-valved shocks, and more suspension travel. Power 4-wheel disc brakes assure you that you can get this car hauled back down from speed between the corners, and 235/60/R14 white-letter tires all around are mounted on those lattice style wheels to finish off the factory look.
Pontiac built the excitement into the Fiero GT, and it's been a cult favorite ever since. With only 92,863 believed actual miles and a very stock set-up, and great documents that include loads of maintenance records, original manuals, and its original warranty card, this is the one to own if you're looking for pedigreed Fiero with killer good looks. Call today!