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1988 Pontiac Fiero Overview

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Base
3 national listings
Avg. Price: $3,162
Formula
1 national listing
Avg. Price: $14,900
GT
Avg. Price: $7,148

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Based on 25 reviews

My 1988 Fiero Gt by KansasKowboy
 — I have wanted a Fiero since they first came out in 1984. Finally in the summer of 2008 I got my dream car. I always wanted a sportscar and for a man on a budget the Fiero is a good choice. The 1988... Read More
1988 Fiero Formula by William
 — I honestly love it. The body design, the sound of it, and the handling. There's really nothing else like it on the road today. The only thing it needs is more power in the engine department. The 2.8V6... Read More
My Project, My Dream Car. by Paul
 — This is a totally custom build for me. I've scrapped the original 5speed manual tranny, and 2.5litre 4cylinder iron-duke engine for a massive powerhouse 3800 Series II Supercharged motor. Also swapped... Read More

1988 Pontiac Fiero Overview

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1988 Pontiac Fiero

1988 was the only model year T-tops were an option for the Fiero through dealerships and the only year a yellow exterior color was available from the factory. The '88 Fiero featured a 2.5-liter, inline-four base engine rated at 98 hp and 135 ft-lbs of torque, or in the Formula and GT models, a 2.8-liter V6 rated at 135 hp and 160 ft-lbs of torque. Despite the body of the car being all composite, underneath the Fiero had a fairly heavy spaceframe, which meant it still weighed in at around 2,700 lbs.

The four cylinders were downright slow, while the V6 could manage 0-60 times from 7.5 to 9.0 seconds, depending on the transmission. I am not aware of a top speed ever being posted, not officially anyway. If you have never driven one of these cars, I invite you to find one and take a short drive. If you enjoy sports cars at all, it will probably end up in your driveway.

This car was always only a mid-engine experiment, and it received way more than its fair share of bad reviews. But in my opinion it turned out to be a great success. I really wish that this car could have found its way into today's market.

In 1988 only 26,402 Fieros were produced, of which 6,849 were the GT model, 13,910 were the base 2M4 model, and 5,643 were the Formula. I am really sorry to have seen this model hit the chopping block.

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Chuck519
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Is There Any Way To Retrofit Power Steering Onto An 98 Gt Fiero? Thanks.

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theirishfist
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88 Fiero Probelms

my 88 fiero is running it but when i am driving an i am accelerating it feels like its not getting pressure if i put it on the floor its like its flooding it

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DavidR789
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Idle Rough And Cuts Off After Running Car For A Extended Period Of Time

V6 engine, Car runs great but after running car for a period of time, when stopping it starts to idle rough and cuts off, starts right back up with no problem, sometimes when put back in gear cuts bac...

73 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)
AlTerek
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How Many '88 Fiero's Had T-tops Or Where Can I Find Out The Answer?

119 views with 3 answers (last answer 4 months ago)
myfierogt
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Headlight Door On Drivers Side Does Not Open

both headlights go up with hood open. driver side will not open door with hood down. What needs repair?

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