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1978 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am



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1978 Pontiac

Firebird Trans Am



Engine Size
400 V8
40,160 (Unknown)
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The popularity of the movie "Smokey and the Bandit" meant everyone was trying to get their hands on a 1978 Pontiac Trans Am. Hit car shows like Discovery's Fast 'N Loud have only reinvigorated the demand with builds and cameo's with Burt Reynolds. So the demand has always remained high, and today prices are skyrocketing. But this one is your opportunity to get a extremely clean, slick black beauty, without breaking the bank.

OK, we know the car used in the movie was a 1977, but this one nails the look in every way that matters. Better still, it's a factory black car, so there was no color change needed to make it look right. You can tell there was plenty of time and money tied up in this Pontiac's build, and the shiny paint earns its Starlight Black name. But what really sets this coupe apart is the gold. The pin-striping hits every little detail better than the factory ever could, and it highlights how straight this body is. The "screaming chicken" on the hood is so bold that it's to be feared.

"Black is beautiful," is the first thing Burt Reynolds said when he saw his Trans Am in the Bandit sequel, and so this interior follows that line perfectly. The high back vinyl bucket seats look factory fresh and provide the kind of all day comfort that would keep you happy bootlegging beer all across the South. Back to reality, the carpets, door panels, center console, and every other key dark piece of this car has not lost its luster. But this Trans Am doesn't always feel like midnight inside. Just like the exterior trim, there are plenty of bright spots of gold. The driver gets to sit behind the three-spoke gold steering wheel with a gold dash panel in the background. Also generating more color is an AM/FM/CD player, so you can play more modern tunes than the Bandit's 8-track days. But even with a nice stereo, we bet your favorite soundtrack will come from rolling down all the windows and listening to the throaty exhaust.

The 400 cubic-inch V8 has that authentic appearance right down to the factory hood shaker that everybody remembers so well. The block is still covered in factory-correct Pontiac Blue paint, and it looks like this powerplant has been treated to good regular maintenance, instead of many that were overly modified. This motor makes such great muscle car sounds, and moves the car with authority. The Trans Am has a reputation for not only being quick, but also it could handle the corners like a movie star. It was specifically chosen to be Bandit's "Trigger" because it was one of the best all-around sportscars of its day. Plus, this one has long-haul comfort, thanks to a GM TH350 three-speed automatic transmission and power steering. Finishing off this package are the famous Pontiac 15x8 snowflake alloys, painted gold to match the body trim, and wearing Kumho Solus tires for great all-around modern grip.

It's time to play the Bandit without having to pay the high price. This Trigger is waiting for you. It wont stat in our showroom long, call now!!

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  • AM/FM Radio
  • CD Player
  • Vinyl Interior
  • Power Steering
  • Seatbelts
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