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1981 Trans Am KwikSpecs

Production

Model

Engine

Trans

# Built

Base TA

4.9L

3A

5,087

5.0L

4M

2,686

4.9L Turbo

3A

3,851

Base TA w/T-Top

4.9L

3A

4,589

5.0L

4M

3,225

4.9L Turbo

3A

6,612

SE w/o T-Top TA

4.9L

3A

41

5.0L

4M

15

4.9L Turbo

3A

65

SE w/T-Top

4.9L

3A

1,160

5.0L

4M

932

4.9L Turbo

3A

3,050

NASCAR Edition

4.9L Turbo

3A

2,000

Total

33,313

Dimensions

Wheelbase

108.2"

Curb Weight

3717 lbs

Length

197.1"

Height

49.3"

Width

73.0"

Track

Front

61.3"

Rear

60.0"

Legroom - F

43.9"

R

28.4"

Headroom - F

37.2"

R

36"

Shoulder - F

56.7"

R

54.4"

Hip Room - F

52.4"

R

46.3"

Trunk Room

7.1 cu. ft.

Fuel Capacity

21.0 gal

Tires Size

P225/70R-15

Transmissions

Speeds

Code

Usage

3-Auto

JC, JD, KY, MC

All 4.9L

4-Man

DC, FN

5.0L Only

Engines

CID-Version

Code

Trans

HP@RPM

Torque @RPM

301 T/A (4.9L)

BD, BJ

3A

150@4400

235@1800

305 (5.0L)

DHJ, DHZ

4M

145@3600

240@2000

301 Turbo

BO, CJ

3A

200@4000

340@2000

Performance

Time (Secs.)

Speed - MPH

0-50 mph

6.2

0-60 mph

8.2

0-80 mph

14.3

1/4mile

16.7

86

Top Speed

116

Roadholding

.817g

Braking

Ft

60-0 mph

158

70-0 mph

186

80-0 mph

270