The Pontiac Sunbird is a small car that was produced by the Pontiac division of General Motors from 1976 to 1980 and again from 1985 to 1994. The Sunbird badge first appeared on a variant of the Tempest in 1976. It was based on the Chevrolet Nova, and shared that car's platform.
1. The Sunbird was available in both coupe and convertible body styles. 2. It came with either a four-cylinder or a V6 engine. 3. The Sunbird Turbo model could reach 60 mph in just 6.5 seconds.
In 1980, the Pontiac Sunbird became the first American car to be fitted with a turbocharged engine as standard equipment.