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Ex–Burt Reynolds 1978 Pontiac Firebird Formula 8.2L 5-Speed

Ex–Burt Reynolds 1978 Pontiac Firebird Formula 8.2L 5-Speed


This 1978 Pontiac Firebird was acquired by the late actor Burt Reynolds in 2016 and then modified in the style of a Smokey and the Bandit Trans Am movie car. It is finished in black over black and gold leather and powered by a Butler Performance 8.2-liter V8 paired with a five-speed manual transmission. Additional equipment includes 18″ RAMC wheels, QA1 coilovers, Wilwood brakes, a custom exhaust system, a Shaker hood, air conditioning, a Cobra CB radio, a Hurst shifter, and a Pioneer stereo with JL Audio speakers. This modified Firebird was recently acquired by the current owner and is now offered on their behalf with a clean California title assigned to the owner’s LLC.

Originally finished in Platinum, the body was repainted in black with gold graphics by Restore a Muscle Car of Nebraska. Equipment includes a Shaker hood, fog lights, vented fenders, a rear CB antenna, a rear spoiler, and dual exhaust outlets. Vinyl stickers are applied to the front and rear glass

RAMC 18″ snowflake-style wheels with gold accents are wrapped in Nitto NT555R tires. The rear wheel wells are fitted with Detroit Speed mini-tubs, and QA1 coilovers have been added. Braking is provided by Wilwood calipers and drilled slotted rotors all around.

The cabin is trimmed in black leather with a matching dash, door panels, and carpets. Equipment includes front bucket seats with gold inserts and piping, along with a Hurst shifter, air conditioning, a Cobra CB radio, a Pioneer CD player, and JL Audio speakers

Burt Reynolds’ signature is present on the glove box.

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1935 Duesenberg Sets Bring A Trailer Record With $1.34M Winning Bid – Christopher Smith @Motor1.com


It was a real doozy for the online auction company.

For a brief period in automotive history, the pinnacle of high-performance luxury motoring was a company in Indiana called Duesenberg. Founded in 1913, its cars became so coveted among the world’s elite that it’s credited with establishing the phrase it’s a doozy into modern language. When one comes up for sale it usually brings over $1 million, just as this 1935 Model JN Convertible did on June 25 through online auction company Bring A Trailer.

Yes, the same online auction company that regularly features cars selling for less than $100,000 (and some that even bring under $10,000) sold this Duesenberg for $1.34 million. Bring A Trailer certainly has come a long way from its beginnings in 2014, but this isn’t the only high-dollar machine to cross their virtual auction block. The previous Bring A Trailer record was held by a 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing, which sold for a curious $1,234,567 in June 2019. BaT bidders certainly aren’t without a sense of humor.

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Coffee Walk – Numbers Matching 1966 Shelby Mustang GT350H – Dennis Collins


Welcome to Coffee Walk Ep. 140! Today’s Coffee Walk is one that my team and I have put a lot of passion and hours into.

This numbers-matching 1966 Mustang Shelby GT350H (previously in storage for 49 years) has the pedigree, history, style, class and importance to make any car guy / gal completely geek out- especially me.

Now go on ahead and take a look at today’s episode and let me know what y’all think! As always… go fast, have fun and have a GREAT WEEKEND!!

This 1966 MUSTANG SHELBY GT 350 HERTZ is being offered for sale right now on Bring-A-Trailer.com (BARN FIND on Bring-A-Trailer) Bring-A-Trailer Auction: https://bringatrailer.com/listing/196…

Auction ends Monday, April 12 at 1:00pm This 1966 Shelby Mustang GT350H was originally used as a Hertz rental car in Virginia and is said to have been stored in 1972 by its previous owner, from whom the selling dealer acquired the car out of Colorado in January 2021. Subsequent work included refinishing and installing a replacement driver-side door, inspecting the cylinder heads, overhauling the brakes and fuel system, rebuilding the carburetor, changing the fluids, and replacing the tires.

Finished in black with gold stripes over a black interior, the car is powered by a numbers-matching 289ci V8 paired with a three-speed automatic transmission and a 9″ rear axle. Additional features include fixed quarter windows, hood and side scoops, 14″ wheels, front disc brakes, lap harnesses, and an AM radio

. This GT350H is now offered in Texas with its removed driver-side door, fuel pump, and front brake calipers as well as order sheets and correspondence from SAAC, an owner’s manual, and a clean Colorado title.

1999 Plymouth Prowler – @BringaTrailer


This 1999 Plymouth Prowler is one of 1,134 examples finished in Prowler Purple Metallic for the model year was reportedly acquired by the seller in June 2019 from the family of the original owner. It shows 34k miles and is powered by a 3.5-liter 24-valve V6 paired with a rear-mounted four-speed Autostick automatic transaxle. Equipment includes a gray leather interior, a manually-operated convertible top, cycle fenders, a rear-hinged trunk, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, air conditioning, cruise control, and a cassette stereo. This Prowler is now offered with service manuals, a car cover, a clean Carfax report, and a clean Georgia title

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Become a ’50s Speed Demon With This Flathead-powered Belly Tanker – Bring a Trailer


This Belly Tank Lakester was reportedly built to run on the El Mirage dry lake in the late 1940s and was discovered approximately 15 years ago near Victorville, California. It was purchased by the seller 10 years ago and was the BaT People’s Choice: Best Feature of 2009. Built from a WWII-era aircraft drop tank and a Ford Model T frame, the car is powered by a V8-60 flathead featuring twin Stromberg 81 carburetors, an Eddie Meyers intake, and an electric starter. The 3-speed manual transmission is equipped with reverse, and recent maintenance consisted of a transmission leak repair and a new battery. This Lakester is now being offered on a bill of sale in Costa Mesa, California.

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  • Chassis: N/A
  • 136ci Flathead V8
  • 3-Speed Manual Transmission w/ Reverse
  • Twin Stromberg 81 Carburetors
  • Eddie Meyers Intake
  • Electric Starter
  • Pinched and Reversed Model T Frame
  • WWII Aircraft Drop Tank Body
  • Stewart Warner Gauges
  • Recent Service
  • Private Party or Dealer: Private Party