Smokey and the Bandit – it’s about the Trans Am

Smokey and the Bandit – it’s about the Trans Am

1977 spawned two movies that defined my childhood: Star Wars and Smokey and the Bandit. The closest I’ve been to the Millennium Falcon is a Ford Falcon, but I have now stood next to a Trans Am the same as Burt Reynolds drove. The memories came flooding back of him outrunning Jackie Gleason’s Buford T Justice, fearless law of Texas, man who chased the Bandit coast to coast.

The car’s a show winner, just imported into New Zealand with a gold-plated dashboard. There are no smokeys on its tail, that’s a big 10-4.

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1977 spawned two movies that defined my childhood: Star Wars and Smokey and the Bandit. The closest I’ve been to the Millennium Falcon is a Ford Falcon, but I have now stood next to a Trans Am the same as Burt Reynolds drove. The memories came flooding back of him outrunning Jackie Gleason’s Buford T Justice, fearless law of Texas, man who chased the Bandit coast to coast.

The car’s a show winner, just imported into New Zealand with a gold-plated dashboard. There are no smokeys on its tail, that’s a big 10-4.

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