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In a follow-up to the world’s cleanest retro Camaro we’ve ever seen, up for sale is the world’s cleanest Pontiac Trans Am. This 1978 Trans Am is a Gold Special Edition model, restored from the frame up and has only 11,237 miles on it. Asking price? A rather steep $45,900 – but as you can tell, a lot of work has gone into this restoration.
In 2009, the vehicle was sold to its second owner, who commissioned Tom Fischer of Muscle Car Alley to do a complete frame-off rotisserie restoration. Paired with its straight, original body, the only new parts added at that time was a new tail panel and new quarter panel. Once the bodywork was completed, the vehicle was sprayed GM’s Solar Gold making it as beautiful as ever.
Under the hood of the Gold Special Edition Trans Am is the original 400-cubic inch V8, upgraded with a mild cam swap helping it make 300-hp. As expected, everything under the hood is immaculate and pristine, including the GM satin black paint found in the bay. The interior matches the rest of the package, with a uniquely retro blend of Camel Tan upholstery with Special Edition Trans Am gold trim.
Each corner features a restored 15-inch Special Edition wheel finished in an exclusive gold snowflake. A huge collection of documents will come with the vehicle’s sale including the car’s original build sheet, an original order acknowledgement sheet, a two page original window sticker, original purchase invoice, original owner’s manual and warranty book, maintenance records, ownership history, restoration photos and a stack of restoration receipts.
GALLERY: 1978 Pontiac Trans Am Gold Special Edition
[Source: RK Motors]