Who Owns The Original Smokey And The Bandit Car??

Many hardcore fans of Burt Reynolds’ most iconic movie, 1977’s “Smokey and The Bandit,” know that none of those cool black Pontiac Trans Ams with gold trim survived the stunts in the film.

Hold up on that car wash, as Sheriff Buford T.

Justice would say.

There is a survivor.

And a South Florida resident owns it.

What year was Smokey and the Bandit made?

May 27, 1977 (USA)

What motor was in the Smokey and the Bandit car?

1977 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am: The Star Of “Smokey And The Bandit” It’s hard to believe that “Smokey and the Bandit” debuted 40 years ago in theaters and drive-ins across America. Burt Reynolds may have been the star, but it was the black 1977 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am that stole the show.

Where is the original Smokey and the Bandit car?

Without this ’76 Trans Am, ‘Smokey and the Bandit’ might have featured a Dodge Charger. Now wearing a 1977 nose for the second time in its life, this 1976 Pontiac Trans Am is back in the spotlight.

Was the Smokey and the Bandit car stock?

20 Close Enough. The black and gold Pontiac Firebird Trans Am used in Smokey and the Bandit was supposed to be a special edition of the 1977 model.

Who owns the General Lee car?

Bubba Watson

Why is Coors illegal?

Coors, ubiquitous potion of good time brohood, was once illegal in certain states. The movie was made in the late ’70s, and at that time, Coors was actually a regional product. It was made in Colorado, but because it wasn’t pasteurized and contained no preservatives, shipping could get a little tricky.

What route did Smokey and the Bandit take?

For Smokey and the Bandit, it’s all drive from Georgia to Texas, pick up beer in Texarkana, return to Atlanta within 28 hours and collect $80,000.

How old was Sally Field in Smokey and the Bandit?

Sally Field age: How old is she? Sally Field was born on 6th November 1946. She celebrates her 72nd birthday this year. She was born in Pasadena, California, to Margaret Field (née Morlan), an actress, and Richard Dryden Field, an army officer.

Is Smokey and the Bandit based on a true story?

It was based on a true story

Many movies have a real-life influence, and Smokey and the Bandit is no exception. The film is based around a true story. Hal Needham was working on the set of action comedy movie Gator when the driver captain kept bringing cases of Coors to the film.

Why is Burt Reynolds not in Smokey and the Bandit 3?

This is because in an earlier version of the film, Jackie Gleason also played the role of the Bandit. The man was Gleason’s double. Early publicity announced in the media declared that Burt Reynolds, Sally Field and Jerry Reed would not be appearing in this movie.

What did the bandit call his car?

But the true standout of Smokey and the Bandit is the car driven by The Bandit, the iconic black and gold 1977 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am. Well, at least that’s what you saw in the movie.

Photo in the article by “Wikipedia” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerald_Ford