Why change what is working? This is certainly how they saw things in PONTIAC. 1971 note the introduction of new wheel covers (except T/A), false grid air extraction on the lower front fenders Formula (only that year). For engine, note the arrival of the monstrous 455ci which replaces the 400 in T/A but announced the beginning of the "low compression".
The Formula can now be equipped with a 350 or 455ci engine in addition to the 400. Also for this finish, the trunk spoiler is finally available as an option. The Base and Esprit can receive it only as an accessory sold by dealers. decorative strips in black, blue, gold and silver are found in the catalog option for all except firebird trans am.
The rims honeycomb are an option. 15 "for T/A and 14" for others. Inside, new equipment are introduced, the tape player and rear center console.