The dark horse of the 8 cylinder American pony cars that is a major headache for any challenger from any price range. A budget friendly gift from a company called Pontiac that seems to take pleasure in pummelling other motorists with irresponsible, ridiculous, over-the-top styling (some will refer to it as flashy or gawdy). The type of car for which others will often reveal their feelings of envy by finding different ways to criticize it.
It has a rich history and some of its rarest models are worth in excess of $150,000. Production ended in 2002 and it remains to be seen if the later models will become sought after collectibles on par with those of the 1960's - 70's.
Trans Ams used to be nice but they need to update the body style.