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4Burt Reynolds Smokey and the Bandit Trans Am sells for $450k

Apparently, there's still a lot of love out there for by Burt Reynolds and his famous role in Smokey and the Bandit – or at least for his car. As you might remember, Autoblog reported on the auction of the 1977 Pontiac Trans Am a few week ago. At the time, the movie star's car was already well past its $80,000 top estimate, and bidding only shot up from there for a final price of $450,000.

6Pontiac Firebird in latest Generation Gap scrap

Generation Gap is mining the Lingenfelter collection again this week to compare two very different interpretations of the Pontiac Firebird. An original 1968 example goes toe-to-toe with a 2010 Lingenfelter Trans Am to see whether the old man or the modern re-imagining takes the crown.

14Tony Stewart to star in Smoke Is The Bandit web series

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart is making good use of his nickname Smoke in new videos inspired by the 1970s classic Smokey and the Bandit. The original is one of the quintessential automotive movies of its era with a fantastic combination of slapstick comedy and great car stunts in a Pontiac Firebird Trans Am. If you've never seen it, check it out immediately.

56HPP teases Firebird, Camaro customs for SEMA

HPP Trans-Am – Click above for high-res image gallery

17Legendary Pontiac ad-man Jim Wangers selling off his collection

Jim Wangers' 1969 Pontiac GTO Judge – Click above for high-res image gallery

18Barrett-Jackson 2009: 1980 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am Bandit Special Edition

Click above for a high-res gallery of the Pontiac Trans Am Bandit Special Edition

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