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  1. All New and Ultra Rare Modern-Era Bandit Trans Am Coming to the Carlisle GM NationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | PR Log

    May 23, 2016 - PRLog -- Trans Am Worldwide is a Florida-based company that made national news earlier this year when it unveiled its plans to design, create and sell 77modern day Camaro's that are transformed into one of the most popular cars of all time, the 1977 Bandit Trans Am . Of course, the Pontiac brand is long gone, but what they've created is a masterpiece and one of those 77 will be coming to the Carlisle GM Nationals, June 17-19.

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  2. Full stable fiftieth: Motor Muster celebrates semi-centennial of Camaro, Cougar, FirebirdRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    Nobody couldn't have predicted that the stratospheric success of the 1965 Mustang would lead to direct competition: Everybody suddenly wanted a part of the youth market that Lee Iaccoca, Chase Morsey , and others at Ford had pinpointed. But, aside from the Barracuda, that competition wouldn't arrive in earnest until the introduction of the Camaro, Firebird, and Cougar in September 1966, a date that The Henry Ford's Motor Muster intends to commemorate with this year's Motor Muster.

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  3. Big changes planned for Brackenridge ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 11 | MySanAntonio.com

    Posing with a 1978 Pontiac Trans Am : Joe Terrazas, Martin Ortegon, Danny Terrazas and Michael Ortegon. Posing with a 1978 Pontiac Trans Am : Joe Terrazas, Martin Ortegon, Danny Terrazas and Michael Ortegon.

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  4. For $9,950 This 1996 Jeep Cherokee Could Have You Crossing OverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | Jalopnik

    ... an old school all-roader. The only thing standing in its way, might be its price. Whoa, yesterday's 1982 Pontiac Trans Am MSE proved to be pretty polarizing. On the one hand it was a rare and seemingly well thought out dealer special edition. On the ...

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  5. My Classic Car, a 1978 Pontiac Trans AmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | Home

    Interior instrumentation is reminiscent of KITT, the car in Knight Rider, which starred David Hasselhoff and ran from 1982-1986. Tom Cullen, of Westford, submitted photos of his classic car, a 1978 Pontiac Trans Am with a KITT replica kit.

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  6. Hoff drops in to jump-start Gumball rally in DublinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 1 | Independent.ie

    ... in the capital over the weekend to drop the flag at the legendary 3,000-mile race. Even Kitt - the talking Pontiac Trans Am driven by the actor in the 1980s TV series - would have looked like a banger next to some of the supercars at the Merrion ...

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  7. Gearhead from Anaheim, California, Wins 2015 Bandit Dream GiveawayARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | PR Log

    ... from Anaheim, California, was the grand-prize winner. Mr. Bianchino was awarded a Special Edition 1979 Pontiac Trans Am signed by Hollywood legend Burt Reynolds, plus $10,000 for taxes! Mr. Bianchino also received a Smokey and the Bandit-styled ...

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  8. There was some amazing cos play going on at last year's eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Nottingham Evening Post

    ... module in the body of a highly advanced, very mobile, robotic automobile: the original KITT as a 1982 Pontiac Trans Am in Bolero Square. UK Ghostbusters Busting ghosts isn't easy so we'll have the UK Ghostbusters on hand to deal with any ...

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  9. How Fisher Body built them in 1970Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    Possibly possessing the longest subtitle ever -The People From Fisher Body Who Help Bring A Modern Automobile Body "Up From Clay" - The Bodybuilders is a GM Photographic production presented by The Fisher Body Division of GM. It provides a behind-the-scenes look at how GM's bodies and interiors were conceived, designed, engineered and assembled.

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  10. Interesting 1974 GTO and 1973 Firebird Pontiac promotional filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    Today, via various cell phone apps, we have access to film effects that can be added to the videos we take to make them look like overexposed, high-contrast, color-shifted films of the 1970s. Well, these two produced-for-Pontiac films already have those effects because they ARE films of the 1970s.

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  11. What I Ride - Morgan LongRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Transworld

    Morgan Long describes his bike as "tall, fast and strong." And with a name like Hoodbird, would you expect anything less? Peep all the pieces of this no pegs, bump jumping, wallriding machine Frame: Fit Hoodbird 21.25" Fork: Fit Blade V3 33mm offset Bars: Fit Hoodbird Stem: Fit High Top 49mm Grips: S&M Hoder grips Headset: Prototype Fit Clamp: Integrated Seatpost: Fit Pivotal Seat: Fit Barstool Pedals: Fit Mac sealed Cranks: Fit Indent 165mm Sprocket: Fit Key Guard 28-tooth Chain: Shadow Supreme Front Tire: Fit T/A 2.4" Front Wheel: Shadow Raptor 36-H, Shadow Corvus rim Rear Tire: Fit T/A 2.4" Rear Wheel: Shadow BTR 2 SDS cassette 36-H LHD, Shadow Corvus rim What are some preferences for your bike set up? What makes it your ride? Big tires with around 60 psi, bars high and straight up and down, tight chain.

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  12. A Butler Performance 535ci Pontiac V8 engine kit that makes 700 hpRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Hot Rod Magazine

    When discussing monster motors with the Pontiac crowd, a 467- to 474-inch build based on a 400 or 455 typically first comes to mind, but individuals finely tuned into Poncho performance are keenly aware of the 535- to 541-inch builds that are now possible with the aftermarket IA-II and MR1 blocks. Not long ago, Restore A Muscle Car in Waverly, Nebraska, was contracted by a customer to build a blacked-out 1973 Trans Am set up for Pro Touring.

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  13. Randy Wittig Wanted a 1975 Pontiac Trans Am That Drives Like a FerrariRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Hot Rod Magazine

    ... suspect it's a lot more fun to drive than that overpriced exotic. Tech Notes Who: Randy Wittig What: 1975 Pontiac Trans Am Where: Spring Hill, KS, a town that was almost completely devoured by swarms of grasshoppers in 1874. Engine: Though this car ...

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  14. Four New Book Releases You Need On Your BookshelfRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Hot Rod Magazine

    CarTech has released a flurry of new books in recent weeks that cover the gamut from racing to muscle cars and then concept cars, including these four. CarTech has released a flurry of new books in recent weeks that cover the gamut from racing to muscle cars and then concept cars, including these four.

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  15. 'Star Wars' and Hot Wheels, a powerful forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... Falcon. Eventually their tastes will move on to toys of a much larger scale, perhaps a Chevrolet Camaro or Pontiac Trans Am, whatever vehicle can reach Lightspeed the fastest.

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  16. 2016 Trans Am Worldwide First LookRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2016 | Motor Trend

    Plenty of folks have cashed in on public nostalgia for the Camaro's late, lamented F-body sibling by Firebird-izing and Trans Am-ifying Camaros, often just by replacing the front and rear soft trim with vaguely Pontiac-y styling cues. Tallahassee, Florida-based Trans Am Worldwide has endeavored to take that approach to a higher level, modifying or replacing virtually every panel on the car except the doors.

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  17. 'Star Wars' and Hot Wheels, a powerful forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... Falcon. Eventually their tastes will move on to toys of a much larger scale, perhaps a Chevrolet Camaro or Pontiac Trans Am, whatever vehicle can reach Lightspeed the fastest.

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  18. Burt Reynolds Talks About His Bandit Trans Am Tribute CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Motor Trend

    With the demise of the Pontiac brand in 2008, all hopes of a new Firebird or Trans Am from GM were all but crushed. For those wanting a new Pontiac pony car, Trans Am Worldwide converts fifth-generation Chevrolet Camaros into modern-day Pontiac Trans Am coupes.

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  19. Camaro-based Trans Am SE Bandit Edition borrows Burt ReynoldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Autoblog

    For some reason, modifying modern Chevrolet Camaros into the lurching, reincarnated shells of the Pontiac brand is still a thing. If you're the perverse sort that likes this kind of thing, you should check out the latest product from the Trans Am Depot, which comes complete with an endorsement from the star of Smokey and the Bandit , Burt Reynolds.

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  20. Burt Reynolds signs all 77 examples of the Bandit Trans Am revivalRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2016 | Digital Trends

    It's been almost four decades since the Pontiac Trans Am was made famous as the co-star of the film "Smokey and the Bandit." Now that the automaker has since gone bust, the only way for the world to greet a revived classic is through the work of Trans Am Depot, a specialty tuning shop that has introduced a 2015 Chevrolet Camaro-based limited-edition Trans Am.

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