Gregg Hamilton lives inside the world of rallying. A longtime mechanic for some of the world's best WRC teams, like Toyota Team Europe and Prodrive, Hamilton is a pro when it comes to sideways all-wheel-drive hot hatches with hugely turbocharged engines. 

But Hamilton, who grew up in New Zealand and now works on Ken Block's outrageous Hoonigan gymkhana machines in the U.S., has a soft spot for raucous American muscle. And when he set out to build a Pontiac Firebird Trans Am, he combined the best of both worlds.

So this old-school Smokey and the Bandit Pontiac now rocks a twin-turbo, fuel injected 5.3-liter V8 and a six-speed manual. Hamilton doesn't know exact numbers, but says it's about as fast as abrand-new Corvette Z06. 

Our pals at Petrolicious have a great profile of Hamilton and his bad-to-the-max Trans Am. As always, it's a gorgeous look into the mind of this man and his amazing machine. Enjoy.



10/13/2016 9:53pm

Every state has different organization to promote culture of its country. Ken block's mechanic has long car to promote its organization people like it very much because of its new design. It has many good features and mechanical parts with automatic system.

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