The Pontiac Firebird is arguably the flashiest of American hot rod muscle cars, best known for it’s eponymous logo splayed across the hood in a number of models and an engine with an intimidating growl. However, when it comes to modern car styling, many car enthusiasts might argue the Firebird feels a tad plain and dated. At least Russian car custom car stylist Kasim Tlebikov probably would, which is why he went and reimagined a 2010 model of the Pontiac Firebird TT, which he has transformed into a vehicle that falls somewhere between the Bat Mobile and Knight Rider.
Beyond the sleek oily black exterior color, the chassis has been dropped significantly, with the whole TT only having a few inches of clearance total. But arguably most impressive and futuristic is the rear of the Pontiac, which has a spoiler that can be raised and lowered while driving the vehicle. When it is down, the tail is raised and rounded like a Ferrari GTB; when it is up, the Pontiac Firebird TT suddenly resembles a more muscular version of a Japanese street racer.
It’s a shame this type of Pontiac Firebird doesn’t really exist, though we can hope someone in Detroit sees Tlebikov’s concept and incorporates it into future designs.