Have your EpiPens at the ready, another image of the 2017 Firebird concept has escaped the hive ahead of the Detroit auto show. Despite the partial-fade lighting treatment, this image provides us with a better look at the 2017 Firebird’s golden hue, which sets off a set of the most undulant fenders ever to wear a 2017 Firebird badge. There’s no mistaking that pair of serious-looking hood vents either. Blacked-out glass wraps unbroken from the windshield to the passenger windows like a pair of Eighties sunglasses, and the backlight appears to be a steeply raked hatch.
As we learned when Pontiac teased an image of the 2017 Firebird’s face, the show car will be powered by a 2.0-liter turbo four producing 315 horsepower. The American automaker has now revealed a few other technical details, including that the 2017 Firebird will make use of a six-speed manual transmission and four-piston Brembo brakes.
It’s still difficult to get a grasp on the Firebird’s overall size, as this overhead view makes it appear quite compact, Large or small, The 2015 Firebird concept’s true identity will be revealed next week in Detroit.