Smokey And The Bandit
1977 Pontiac Trans-Am jump planned as tribute to Burt Reynolds.
The Lansing Lugnuts will be honoring Burt Reynolds and 'Smokey and the Bandit'
Eight of the greatest cars Burt Reynolds has driven in movies that aren't the iconic Smokey and the Bandit.
Right now conditions are far from ideal for motoring in most parts of the country. If you're stuck inside with some time to kill, these classic films should help satiate your need to hoon.
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 Chris Bruce
Smokey and the Bandit is one of those quintessential 1970s car movies with insane premises but tons of fun. After all, the basic plot of the film is about distracting the police to transport cases of Coors beer cross country. While Burt Reynolds receives top billing, the real star is definitely his black Pont
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.
If you've ever had visions of telling your boss exactly where he can put his TPS reports and heading off to reenact your favorite scenes from classic trucking movies like Smokey and the Bandit, Convoy or Over the Top, we have bad news for you: Trucking is prohibitively expensive.
Looks like American Chopper star Paul Teutel, Sr. has decided his 2011 Pontiac Trans Am Hurst Edition is getting boring. His reworked 2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS, Smokey and the Bandit-style rebody and paint scheme was put up for auction on eBay Motors this week.
You don't have to be born in the 1960s or 1970s to be able to recognize the General Lee from The Dukes of Hazzard and the Pontiac Trans Am from Smokey and the Bandit. These old school four-wheeled stars seem to transcend demographics thanks to the miles of film that show the orange 1969 Dodge Charger and the jet-black 1977 Pontiac Trans Am performing seemingly impossible stunts.
American Truckers does the Smokey and the Bandit beer run – Click above to watch video after the jump
Kevin Morgan Pontiac Trans Am - Click above to watch two videos after the break
Click above for an image gallery of Burt Reynolds' Bandit Trans Am
Click on the image to see more high-res shots of this '78 SE Trans Am
UPDATE: Our friends at Year One graciously hooked us up with the latest version of this video - embedded after the jump.