It Was Auctioned Off For $275,000
The “Smokey and the Bandit” Trans Am is obviously very famous in the movie car world. After the movie’s release in 1977, the car went on tour to promote the film, It was sold to a private collector in 1986. Over the years, the car changed hands several times before being auctioned off in 2016 for an impressive sum of $275,000. The car’s popularity and unique place in film history undoubtedly contributed to its high sale price (via Get Jerry).
However, it’s also worth noting that the car itself was a highly sought-after and rare model. The car was sold at auction by Julien’s Auctions. The auction attracted a lot of interest from car enthusiasts and film fans alike. The Trans Am ultimately sold for well above its estimated value.