Review 2 of 202
, from Fairfield, CA|
from Dublin Pontiac, Dubl
Year / Model Reviewed:
2002 Pontiac WS6 Ram Air Trans Am
- Raw power! Mash the pedal on a WS6 and you'll see what I mean!
- Handling. This car handles like a dream around sharp corners, and just about everywhere else
- Fuel economy (For a sports car) I was surprised how good the TA is on gas when I don't hot-rod it. 19/28 MPG (It's so hard to resist though)
- A real head-turner. If you like to drive a car that gets noticed, this one is for you.
- Great Front Seats. The seats have adjustable lumbar and lateral support, so you can adjust the seat to grip you which really gives the feel of a racing car.
Even though I'm biased towards this car, it does suffer from some shortcomings, most of the typical sports car nature:
- Limited Storage Space. Take off the T-Tops, store them in the back, and you've used up 50% of your storage space. Put two people in the back-seat (and they better be short) and there goes your other 50%.
- Rough Ride. You'll feel just about every bump you hit.
- Engine Noise - Although this is one of the things I really like about the car, people that don't like a loud engine should stay away from this brute.
- Cheap interior. Glove box and seatbelts rattle a lot. Car interior creaks and groans on rough roads.
- Fuel economy. Drive her nicely or she'll suck your wallet dry.
- Unwanted attention. There's always some dork in 5.0 Mustang or Japanese Tinker Toy car that wants to race you. It's funny at first, but gets real annoying real fast. Your Trans Am will be the first car on the road a cop looks at to give a ticket to as well.
I've always been a die-hard Pontiac fan. I've had several other Pontiacs, but never a Trans Am until now. I'm depressed that 2002 is the last year because after driving a Trans Am, all other cars in its price range just don't measure up!
Similar Products Used:
2002 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP