2017 Trans Am Hybrid Power Performance
So, if fuel economy isn’t the selling point of the hybrid, what is? Power. The 2017 Trans Am hybrid comes equipped with a 5.0-liter, V-8 engine and a high-output permanent magnet electric-drive motor that deliver a very smooth 438 horsepower in combined output. The engine and motor are mated to an Trans Am hybrid transmission with sequential shift. The gasoline Trans Am Hybrid comes equipped with a 4.6-liter, V-8 engine that delivers 386 horsepower in the RWD model and 360 horsepower in the AWD model.
The power that the 2017 Pontiac Trans Am Hybrid delivers is pretty phenomenal. Whether you need the immediate speed when coming off a stop or you need the extra oomph to pass on the highway, the 2017 Trans Am hybrid always comes through. It gets 0-60 in 5.5 seconds, a half-second faster than the other AWD models. Acceleration is smooth and fast. And while it isn't quite tummy flipping fun, it is certainly smile worthy.