The final “Bandit” Trans Am owned by Burt Reynolds was bought at a Julien’s Auctions occasion that includes the late star’s memorabilia for $317,000 on Sunday.
The 1979 Pontiac wasn’t really utilized in “Smokey and the Bandit,” however was a tribute automobile constructed for Reynolds by Bandit Film Vehicles in Florida that he drove in public occasions.
Reynolds owned a number of replicas over time because the dozen or so automobiles that appeared on display screen had been all broken throughout the making of the film and discarded afterward.
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Essentially the most genuine authentic is a automobile that Common Footage purchased on the time to advertise the movie, which was auctioned in 2015 for $550,000.
One other of Reynold’s replicas went for $192,000 at a Barrett-Jackson public sale final October, shortly after his dying.
The final automobile was the star of the Julien’s occasion, which featured over 850 gadgets from Reynolds’ property, together with scripts, clothes and a 35 mm print of “Smokey and the Bandit” that recieved a excessive bid of $21,875.