80s television gave everyone a reason to be glued to their screens, but before the new and refreshed digital era, there was Smokey and the Bandit commanding everyone's attention. While the show featured legendary actor Burt Reynolds, the attention was primarily drawn towards one particular car on the show, a Starlight Black Trans Am edition of the Pontiac Firebird. With their in-love faces, Smokey and the Bandit fanatics wanted what they saw on their television screen, and this gave birth to the car we have today. In all its glory at TV fame, we have a lovely 1979 Pontiac Firebird Bandit Edition today. With a reported 22,486 miles on the clock, this low mileage example has been well taken care of over its over 40 years of existence and is looking for a new home.
You know a car is popular when you have copycats imitating the original livery to make it look like the real deal. This 1979 Pontiac Firebird Bandit Edition with its black and gold exterior is the real deal and one that is bound to turn heads at any car meet. The iconic firebird livery is in great shape and roaring to this day; this being a factory example means you have the original two-tone Pontiac wheels present and summing up this original example and its exterior well. While it may be a 40+year-old car, the camel tan interior on this 1979 Pontiac Firebird Bandit Edition looks factory fresh. Once you are locked in and ready for a drive, you have the sunroof ultimately elevates your driving experience. Speaking of driving experience, you also get an upgraded Sony radio with upgraded speakers; for the purists out there, don't worry, the car comes with its original radio as well.
To be a bandit, one needs a quick getaway car; fortunately, this 1979 Pontiac Firebird Bandit Edition has the right tools to make it adapt to the job at hand. Powering this classic American beauty is a 403 Ci (6.6L V8) powertrain that is reported to be numbers matching. Thanks to this being a low mileage example, the engine looks in great shape, with the current owner reporting the engine seeing a tune-up as well. Power is sent to the car's rear wheels through an automatic transmission that is also said to be numbers matching.
1979 Pontiac Firebird Bandit Edition 403ci V8 Automatic Transmission Current Owner Reports Numbers Matching Current Owner Reports Tune up Current Owner Reports Upgraded Radio Current Owner Reports Upgraded Speakers Current Owner Reports Owner has Original Radio
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