Ed Higginbotham
Ed Higginbotham Editorial Assistant
4/8/15 4:07 p.m.
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Carlisle Auctions has landed its biggest and most promising consignment to date. Crossing the block as part of the Spring Carlisle Auction on April 23-24 at the Carlisle Expo Center in Carlisle, Pennsylvania is a 1977 Pontiac Trans Am owned by none other than the Bandit himself, Burt Reynolds.

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aircooled
aircooled MegaDork
4/9/15 11:37 a.m.

The car clearly had nothing to do with the movie, but they are honest about that. I am sure Reynolds had no intention to keep the car.

That said, I hope he gets big money for it. It sucks he is in the position he is in. His name is on the title, so that should help a lot.

I kind of hope he doesn't do it again for the same effect, that would suck for the buyer of this one. Maybe he should restore a semi with that mural on it and some of the cop cars so someone can have the full play set.

(is there a reason I am seeing the above text as bold?)

Adrian_Thompson
Adrian_Thompson UltimaDork
4/9/15 11:41 a.m.

We had a long conversation /thread about this on the GRM board several months ago. I thought it had been sold off a while ago, unless it's now for re-sale. Wasn't the general consensus that he was asking too much for a car that wasn't actually in the film to bail himself out of money troubles again?

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