The Truth About Cars » trans am http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:00:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Burt Reynolds Approves of This Teenage Fantasy Turned Real http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/burt-reynolds-approves-teenage-fantasy-turned-real/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/burt-reynolds-approves-teenage-fantasy-turned-real/#comments Tue, 29 Mar 2016 20:00:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1314338 Ungodly horsepower and unbridled car lust? Check. Gaudy awesome lettering and badges? Check. (Optional) Disco era moustaches? Check. If you’re triggered by anything that isn’t subdued, then the Trans Am SE Bandit Edition is definitely not a safe space. Trans Am Depot, the Tallahassee-based creator of custom-built Trans Ams (using 5th-generation Chevrolet Camaros as a canvas), is […]

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Ungodly horsepower and unbridled car lust? Check. Gaudy awesome lettering and badges? Check. (Optional) Disco era moustaches? Check. If you’re triggered by anything that isn’t subdued, then the Trans Am SE Bandit Edition is definitely not a safe space. Trans Am Depot, the Tallahassee-based creator of custom-built Trans Ams (using 5th-generation Chevrolet Camaros as a canvas), is […]

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QOTD: What Would ‘The Modern Bandit’ Drive? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/qotd-what-would-the-modern-bandit-drive/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/qotd-what-would-the-modern-bandit-drive/#comments Tue, 09 Jun 2015 14:00:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1088097 Burt Reynolds and his 1977 Pontiac Trans Am in “Smokey and the Bandit”, complete with gold on black screaming chicken and honeycomb wheels, are solidly part of the zeitgeist of the late ’70s. But what if they weren’t? From Burt’s perfectly manicured mustache to the Trans Am’s perfectly sculpted grille resembling said mustache, the film about running Coors beer from […]

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Burt Reynolds and his 1977 Pontiac Trans Am in “Smokey and the Bandit”, complete with gold on black screaming chicken and honeycomb wheels, are solidly part of the zeitgeist of the late ’70s. But what if they weren’t? From Burt’s perfectly manicured mustache to the Trans Am’s perfectly sculpted grille resembling said mustache, the film about running Coors beer from […]

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QOTD: It’s 1977 and You’re The Bandit. Do You Buy a Trans Am… or Something Else? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/qotd-1977-youre-bandit-buy-trans-something-else/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/qotd-1977-youre-bandit-buy-trans-something-else/#comments Mon, 08 Jun 2015 11:00:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1087041 We had a 1970s movie-car QOTD last week, and that was so much fun we’re doing it again! So, here we go: in the beginning of Smokey and the Bandit, when Big Enos challenges The Bandit to fetch 400 cases of that Colorado Kool-Aid, a wad of cash of unspecified thickness gets handed over for […]

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We had a 1970s movie-car QOTD last week, and that was so much fun we’re doing it again! So, here we go: in the beginning of Smokey and the Bandit, when Big Enos challenges The Bandit to fetch 400 cases of that Colorado Kool-Aid, a wad of cash of unspecified thickness gets handed over for […]

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Ke$ha’s Gold Trans Am is a Metaphor For Her t—What? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/kehas-gold-trans-am-is-a-metaphor-for-her-t-what/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/kehas-gold-trans-am-is-a-metaphor-for-her-t-what/#comments Sun, 03 Mar 2013 13:20:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=479700 Editor’s note: This article contains a discussion of organs. Not those in churches, more the ones found between legs. If this offends you, please don’t exercise your right to click-through. If you click through, please don’t complain that you found a story about private parts instead of car parts. If you do express outrage, we will […]

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Editor’s note: This article contains a discussion of organs. Not those in churches, more the ones found between legs. If this offends you, please don’t exercise your right to click-through. If you click through, please don’t complain that you found a story about private parts instead of car parts. If you do express outrage, we will […]

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Somebody Wants You To Help Buy A Trans Am For Joe Biden http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/somebody-wants-you-to-help-buy-a-trans-am-for-joe-biden/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/somebody-wants-you-to-help-buy-a-trans-am-for-joe-biden/#comments Fri, 12 Oct 2012 20:05:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=463605 Vice President Joe Biden’s net worth has been estimated to be as low as a quarter-million dollars — chump change by the standards of Mr. Obama and Mr. Romney — but surely that’s enough money in the bank to pick up a decent Trans Am, right? According to these guys, no. They want you to […]

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Vice President Joe Biden’s net worth has been estimated to be as low as a quarter-million dollars — chump change by the standards of Mr. Obama and Mr. Romney — but surely that’s enough money in the bank to pick up a decent Trans Am, right? According to these guys, no. They want you to […]

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