This is a matching numbers 1974 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am with 455 V8 with 4-speed manual transmission. It’s painted in Buccaneer Red with black interior.
The second generation Firebirds ran from 1970 to 1981. Trans Am standard equipment for ’74 included; Formula steering wheel, Rally gauges with swirl grain dash trim, full-width rear deck spoiler, front disc brakes, power steering, limited-slip differential, wheel opening air deflectors known as flares, air extractors on the front fenders and special heavy-duty suspension.
A noticeable change for 1974 was the new shovel-nosed Endura front end – designed to comply with the revised federal bumper standards.
Interestingly the “Screaming Chicken” hood decal was a $55 option.
Pontiac produced 10,255 Firebird Trans Am’s during the 1974 model year. Base price of the Trans Am was $4446.