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I am currently focusing primarily on the Second Generation Firebirds from 1970 to 1981 and the productions figures associated with each year.

Year
Esprit
Firebird
Formula
Trans Am
1969
86,314
697
1970
18,961
18,874
7,708
3,196
1971
20,185
23,021
7,802
2,116
1972
11,415
12,000
5,250
1,286
1973
17,249
14,096
10,166
4,802
1974
22,583
26,372
14,519
10,255
1975
20,826
22,293
13,670
27,274
1976
22,252
21,209
20,613
46,701
1977
34,548
30,642
21,801
68,745*
1978
36,926
32,672
24,346
93,341
1979
30,853
38,642
24,851
117,108
1980
17,277
29,811
9,356
50,896
1981
10,938
20,541
5,927
33,493

Just as a side note: There were 82,560 1967 Firebirds and 107,112 1968 Firebirds Produced

1969 Breakdown:
Option
Manual
Auto
Total
Coupe RamAir III
520
114
634
Convertible RamAir III
4
4
8
Coupe RamAir IV
46
9
55
Total Production
697

1970 Breakdown:
Option
Manual
Auto
Total
RamAir III
1,769
1,339
3,108
RamAir IV
59
29
88
Total Production
3,196

1971 Breakdown:
Option
Manual
Auto
Total
455 H.O.
885
1,231
2,116
Total Production
2,116

1972 Breakdown:
Option
Manual
Auto
Total
455 H.O.
458
828
1,286
Total Production
1,286

1973 Breakdown:
Option
Manual
Auto
Total
455
1,420
3,130
4,550
SD - 455
72
180
252
Total Production
4,802

1974 Breakdown:
Option
Manual
Auto
Total
400
1,750
2,914
4,664
455
0
4,648
4,648
SD - 455
212
731
943
Total Production
10,255

1975 Breakdown:
Option
Manual
Auto
Total
400
6,140
20,277
26,417
455 H.O.
857
0
857
Total Production
27,274

1976 Breakdown:
Option
Manual
Auto
Total
400
**
**
37,015
L.E. 400
**
**
1,628
T-Top L.E. 400
**
**
533
455 H.O.
7,099
0
7,099
SE 455 H.O.
319
0
319
T-Top L.E 455 H.O.
110
0
110
Total Production
46,701

1977 Breakdown:
Option
Manual
Auto
Total
L78
0
29,313
29,313
L80
0
5,079
5,079
W72
8,319
10,466
18,785
S.E. L78
0
748
748
S.E. L80
0
180
180
S.E. W72
384
549
933
S.E. L78 w/ T-Tops
0
6,030
6,030
S.E. L80 w/ T-Tops
0
1,217
1,217
S.E. W72 w/ T-Tops
2,699
3,760
6,459
Total Production
68,745*

1978 Breakdown:
Don't ask me why 1978 was a bad year for keeping track.
Option
Manual
Auto
Total
L78
0
**
**
W72
10,916*
61,147*
72,081*
L80
0
8,969
8,969
Y82 S.E. L78
0
**
**
Y82 S.E. W72
489
2,856
3,345
Y84 S.E. L78
0
**
**
Y84 S.E. L80
0
210
210
Y84 S.E. W72
20
68
88
Y88 S.E. L78
0
**
**
Y88 S.E. L80
0
880
880
Y88 S.E. W72
1,267
6,519
7,768
Total Production
93,341

*Note: There were 12,692 Manual Transmission and 70,590 Automatic Transmission units built in 1978 between the L78 and W72 models. Some of the numbers are broken down above, but some have not yet been broken down. If you take the sections with the ** in them, these are the ones that have not been broken down as of yet.

Click on the link below for a excerpt from John Witzke POCI Tech Advisor 1977-79 W72 Performance Package Historian W72 article. Click Here

1979 Breakdown:
Option
Manual
Auto
Total
301
1,590
7,015
8,605
403
0
48,488
48,488
400
2,485
0
2,485
T-Top 301
1,530
3,301
4,831
T-Top 403
0
30,728
30,728
T-Top 400
2,917
0
2,917
S.E. 301
213
360
573
S.E. 403
0
9,874
9,874
S.E. 400
1,107
0
1,107
10th Anniversary 403
0
5,683
5,683
10th Anniversary 400
1,817
0
1,817
Total Production
117,108

1980 Breakdown:
Option
Manual
Auto
Total
301
0
14,866
14,866
305
0
1,653
1,653
301 Turbo
0
5,753
5,753
T-Top 301
0
8,692
8,692
T-Top 305
0
896
896
T-Top 301 Turbo
0
7,176
7,176
S.E. 301
0
72
72
S.E. 305
0
12
12
S.E. 301 Turbo
0
103
103
S.E. T-Top 301
0
2,084
2,084
S.E. T-Top 305
0
463
463
S.E. T-Top Turbo
0
3,444
3,444
Indy Pace Car Turbo
0
5,700
5,700
Total Production
50,896

1981 Breakdown:
Option
Manual
Auto
Total
301
0
5,087
5,087
305
2,866
0
2,866
301 Turbo
0
3,851
3,851
T-Top 301
0
4,589
4,589
T-Top 305
3,225
0
3,225
T-Top 301 Turbo
0
6,612
6,612
S.E. 301
0
41
41
S.E. 305
15
0
15
S.E. 301 Turbo
0
65
65
S.E. T-Top 301
0
1,160
1,160
S.E. T-Top 305
932
0
932
S.E. T-Top Turbo
0
3,050
3,050
Turbo Pace Car
0
2,000
2,000
Total Production
33,493

Note: All 1970 - 1981 Models are Hardtop Coupes

Note: L.E. is Limited Edition

Note: S.E. is Special Edition

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