Introducing the Trans Am “Bandit Edition”

By Staff  |  03/27/2016

Florida-based Trans Am Worldwide has unveiled a modern interpretation of the iconic Pontiac Firebird Trans Am that starred in the 1977 classic, Smokey and the Bandit, starring Burt Reynolds.

Built on the fifth-generation Chevy Camaro SS, the new Trans Am "Bandit Edition" features the signature split grille of the original, quad square headlights, ground effects and a rear lip spoiler. Snowflake wheels, a black and gold paint job, a "Screaming Chicken" decal on the hood, and T-Tops complete the iconic look.

It's not just all looks either. Performance upgrades include a lowered, tuned suspension, a cold-air intake 7.4-liter General Motors V8, supercharged to 840 hp, and a Hurst close-ratio, short-throw shifter on a six-speed manual transmission.

Inside, the interior sports custom leather trim and a set of retro-faced gauges, as well as its own "Bandit" logo, which depicts the profile of a cowboy with a bandana over his face. Finally, Burt Reynold's authentic signature on the dashboard.

The Trans Am "Bandit Edition" will be limited to just 77 units, each carrying a pricetag of $115,000 USD. But, Trans Am Worldwide offers a range of models, starring at around $70,000 USD.