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    SLP Firehawk - Fiercest of the Firebirds

    tells the detailed story of a unique car. A story of more than just the car, it’s about the people who had the skills and ideas to turn the concept into a reality. The Firehawk was a Pontiac Firebird modified by General Motors tier 1 up-fitter SLP Engineering. Over the 11 years of production from 1992 through 2002, SLP introduced a series of performance, handling and appearance improvements to the Firebird Formula and Trans Am. These modifications were successfully introduced utilizing SLP’s in-house design and manufacturing expertise. To be a warranty backed Tier 1 program each modification had to meet stringent General Motors and federal government standards and regulations. SLP’s successful execution of the Firehawk program led to additional models including the Comp T/A. The book details on how each year of the Firehawk evolved and performed. Production data and many other types of detailed information are contained to entertain enthusiasts and assist owners in learning more about the SLP Firehawk.

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    • The April 2014 issue of High Performance Pontiac Magazine (HPP)

      contains a review of the Firehawk - Fiercest of the Firebirds. HPP contributor Andrew Nussbaum had the following to say “Time sure flies when you bear an iconic moniker like the Pontiac Firebird. It’s hard to believe that more than a decade had passed since the last Birds soared off the assembly line and twice as long since since Street Legal Performance (SLP) first introduced the Firehawk. Firehawk: Fiercest of the Firebirds is a complete and detailed history of the origins and 10 year production run of GM’s Tier-1 program, which brought the SLP Firehawk to Pontiac Dealerships across North America. Author Mac Logan has been a Firehawk fanatic since he ordered one back in 1994. His 220-page book is the culmination of a decade of gathering facts and figures on the special cars he owns and loves. The tome is chock full of history, performance-stats, production numbers, options and more, with plenty of references from SLP and GM who made these collector cars a reality. What’s more, the beautiful imagery depicting an array of Firehawk models and colours will make any Firebird fan drool. If you appreciate modern muscle and want to see some of the rarest birds in Pontiac’s flock, this is the book for you. With only 1,000 copies being printed, act fast before they all fly away.” Andrew sent me a personal comment, “I cherish my copy, one of the best books I have.” Thanks Andrew!

  • About the Author

    • Mac Logan

      A transportation engineer from Calgary, Alberta, Canada by profession with a passion for Pontiacs. As an owner of several Firehawks Mac has been collecting information on the SLP Firehawk for close to 20 years. The text in and date in the book is the culmination of this research. Content for the book was aided by interviews with numerous former SLP and GM employees including founder Ed Hamburger.

    • Contributors

    • Gene Holden - An aerospace engineer from Scottsdale, Arizona with a passion for photography. His work contributed greatly to the high quality large format photos throughout the book.

      Neil McPhee - Has a exceptional collection of Firebirds including several of the Firehawks in the book. He brought Gene to the project and assisted greatly in enabling the exceptional photos.

      Content for the book was aided by interviews with numerous former SLP and GM employees including founder Ed Hamburger, Reg Harris - marketing and sales, Terry ‘Zeke’ Maxwell and John Sullivan - production, Jeff Yachnin - engineering, Umberto Bonfa - sales and Dave Hamburger - marketing, IT and customer relations, Jim Mattison - Pontiac Historic Services, Rick Shay - racing team and several more.

      Contributions to the book include several vintage photos capturing special moments in the histroy of The Firehawk program.

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    Firehawk fiercest of the firebirds

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    • Friesens | June 6, 2013 | Hardcover

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