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Flying High: 1979 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am With 37 Miles Sold For $220,000

Flying High: 1979 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am With 37 Miles Sold For $220,000

Talk about inflation!

like new 1979 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am Just 37 miles sold at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction for $220,000.

The car was stored on a farm building in Michigan and was covered in dust when it was recently purchased by an auto restoration company.

said Tom Haegland, director of marketing for Restore A Muscle Car Fox News Digital It was one of four identical Trans Ams purchased by a family as investments, and this example may have the lowest mileage of the remaining model year.

A rare 1970 Pontiac GTO JUDGE muscle car has been sold for a record-breaking $1.1 million.

The car has been stored in a farm building for decades.
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It’s a well-appointed hardtop with a 6.6-liter V8 engine, automatic transmission, power-everything and the iconic Screaming Chicken decal on the hood.

This 1979 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am is powered by a 6.6L V8 engine.

This 1979 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am is powered by a 6.6L V8 engine.
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The black coupe hardly needed any work to run it, just new fluids, fuel system and battery.

Hegland didn’t say how much his shop paid for it, but the car only cost $8,300.45 when new, according to the original paperwork.

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While a similar car in the Concours’ condition should be worth around $70,000, according to Hagerty, that valuation doesn’t take into account a car that’s barely been driven.

The car only had 37 miles on the odometer when it crossed the block at auction.

The car only had 37 miles on the odometer when it crossed the block at auction.
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the people Bid it at auction However, it ended up selling for $220,000.

That’s nearly double the $118,250 that was paid in Mecum’s auction happened this past January For a blue 1979 Firebird Trans Am with 38 miles on the odometer, that’s a great tribute to the model over the past year.

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It might be time to check your coop for any “hens” you left there.