Burt Reynolds' personally owned movie cars at auction Sept 29

Burt Reynolds and Pontiac Firebird

(September 21, 2018) LAS VEGAS — The very last cars personally owned, titled and registered to Burt Reynolds will go on auction Saturday, Sept. 29, by Barrett Jackson at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas. The Reynolds vehicle auction will be the cap to a three-day Barrett Jackson event.

Celebrities, friends and family members will be on the auction stage to celebrate his life and legacy.

Collectors, fans and automotive enthusiasts will have an opportunity to bid on these one-of-a-kind pieces of memorabilia that have come straight from Reynolds’ “Bandit Movie Cars” personal collection.

Up for auction will be:

1978 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am “Smokey and the Bandit” re-creation
1978 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am “Hooper” re-creation
1984 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am USFL Tampa Bay Bandits promo car
1987 Chevrolet R30 Pickup “Cannonball Run” re-creation

These vehicles have been signed during tours and special events by Reynolds and other actors in his films. They are also titled and registered in Burt Reynolds name.

Burt Reynolds 1984 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am

Bandit Movie Cars worked extensively with Restore a Muscle Car to ensure that the re-creations meet the level of restoration and value expected by collectors and enthusiasts. “They’re history pieces of time from the ‘70s, and we want to keep them that way,” said Reynolds’ friend and business partner Gene Kennedy of Bandit Movie Cars.

“We were saddened to learn of the passing of our friend Burt Reynolds. We’ll cherish the memories we’ve had with him at our auctions,” said Barrett-Jackson Chairman & CEO Craig Jackson.

“He planned to attend our Las Vegas event for the sale of his personal vehicles. We are very honored to continue his legacy by making them available and sharing the moment with his great fans.”