Stunning example of a 1979 Pontiac Trans-Am autographed by the legendary Burt Reynolds. Show Quality frame up restoration performed 3000 miles ago on an exceptionally straight, rust free, original California car. PHS documented and numbers matching 403 cu in. engine mated to a TH350 transmission. Beautiful new black paint with decals. Beautiful new tan interior, restored to original specs, including a new dash pad. All gauges are new or restored and work perfectly. Power steering, power brakes, power windows, power door locks, tilt steering. New glass and windshield, new door, window, and trunk seals. New Retro Sound radio and speakers. Ice cold A/C with new compressor and hoses. New snowflake wheels and tires. All new suspension, bushings, ball joints, tie rods, u-joints, etc. Because of this no expenses spared restoration this Trans-Am runs, drives, and rides like a brand-new car.
The Pick of the Day is a dead ringer for the coupe driven by Burt Reynolds in ‘Smokey and the Bandit,’ golden hood eagle, T-tops and all
Car was a ’76 model disguised with ’77 sheetmetal for a Pontiac sales brochure, and was supposed to have been destroyed
This is the 19th in a 30-day countdown to Barrett-Jackson’s annual Las Vegas collector car auction
The Pick of the Day is a standout collectible muscle car, a low-mileage original described as being in pristine condition
Pontiac Trans Am approaches its 50th anniversary
The Pick of the Day provides the answer with what seems to be a clean, all-original Pontiac
Michael Fux IROC Collection on the docket at Mecum’s Kissimmee auction
William Leland III, the great-great nephew of Cadillac founder Henry Leland, ordered this 1979 Trans Am in 1978 after his father agreed to co-sign for the loan.
Imagine buying a new muscle car – something iconic and inherently cool – only to hardly ever drive it and leave it largely untouched.