The Story Behind the 2017 Trans Am 455 Super Duty

Several times before, we have written about the TransAm Depot’s 2017 Trans Am 455 Super Duty, but this time we have a complete story that explains everything. Once, the most recognizable American muscle car, now once more shines as his original ancestors.

2017 Trans Am 455 Super Duty

First, it is a misconception to think that, this Trans Am 455 Super Duty, it is an ordinary Camaro with a body kit. Because it is a completely different vehicle with a competitive history. In designing, the Trans Am 455 Super Duty were involved some of the world best engineers and render designers, such a Tom Sawyer and Bo Zolland.

2017 Trans Am 455 Super Duty Carbon-Fiber Bumper

TransAm Depot has taken the Trans Am 455 Super Duty to a completely different level. The production process includes high quality manufacturers. For example, except the chassis, the complete body is made from carbon fiber.

2017 Trans Am 455 Super Duty Engine

The powertrain under the hood, It is not just an ordinary engine with a supercharger on top. It is built upon high quality racing materials, and the man responsible for this is the famous NASCAR engine builder Joey Arrington. The base of the engine is the GM’s LT1 small-block V8, which has been bored to 455 cubic-inch, 7.4 liter. With a 2.3 liter, Magnuson Supercharger this engine produces 1000 horsepower and 1046 lb.-ft. torque.

In addition, it is equipped with a ceramic-coated headers and 3-inch exhaust w/sport tips. Brembo Monoblock 6-piston calipers up front and 4-piston rear with vented rotors. 3-piece 10-spoke Crawler Race wheels wrapped with Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires. Enjoy the video.


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