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Pick of the Day: 1988 Pontiac Fiero GT

Mid-engine Pontiac with 33,000 miles


Mid-engine cars are usually exciting, exotic, and expensive. They come from brands with names like Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, and DeTomaso. In addition, these cars are all expensive to service and not without their issues due to their low-build numbers.

In the 1980s Pontiac introduced an affordable mid-engine car, the Fiero. It initially saw some strong reviews but soon afterwards became plagued with quality control issues, as well as having an anemic 4-cylinder engine in the form of the anemic Iron Duke.

A few years later though, these issues were attended to with the introduction of the Fiero GT. The GT was powered by 2.8-liter V6 and saw needed changes to the body, suspension, and interior. The Fiero GT was a great car, especially in its final year of 1988, but it was just too little too late, and the only American mid-engine sports car was gone.

The Pick of the Day is this black over gray 1988 Pontiac Fiero GT that has covered a total of only 33,000 miles from new. It’s being offered for sale on ClassicCars.com by a dealer in O’Fallon, Illinois.

They describe this Fiero GT as an excellent example which features factory black honeycomb alloy wheels, rear spoiler air conditioning, AM/FM/cassette stereo, manual sunroof, cruise control, four-wheel disk brakes, power windows, power locks, tilt wheel, keyless entry and power mirrors. It also features a manual transmission which is key to enjoying the Fiero. The car also includes its original window sicker and sunroof cover.

The Fiero, in all its guises, is a fan favorite at every RadWood event. The last generation Fieros are truly a great sports car and in many ways show what could have been. The asking price for this car is a market correct $26,000, which looks like a good value for an immaculate original car with mileage this low.

To view this listing on ClassicCars.com, see Pick of the Day.

Andy Reid
Andy Reid
Andy Reid's first car, purchased at age 15, was a 1968 Fiat 124 coupe. His second, obtained by spending his college savings fund, was a 1966 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2. Since then, he has owned more than 150 cars—none of them normal or reasonable—as well as numerous classic motorcycles and scooters. A veteran of film, television, advertising and helping to launch a few Internet-based companies, Reid was a columnist for Classic Motorsports magazine for 12 years and has written for several other publications. He is considered an expert in European sports and luxury cars and is a respected concours judge. He lives in Canton, Connecticut.



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