A long time ago, Burt Reynolds was lighting up movie screens as the wise-cracking FSU football star and Florida native zooming around in a black Pontiac Trans Am with garish decals and a CB radio, into which he yelled, “Breaker 1-9” every few minutes (any millennial reading this just did a Google search for “Pontiac” and “CB Radio”). Burt is older than dirt now and Pontiac is long gone, but his car lives on in the form of the handcrafted 2017 Trans Am 455 Super Duty made by Florida-based Trans Am Worldwide. Based on an outrageously modified Chevy Camaro, the new TA is powered by a 1,000-hp supercharged 7.4 Liter V8. As a point of reference, that’s way more power than the clinically insane Dodge Hellcat or even its batpoop-crazy Demon cousin. Since few will be brave enough to drive this car, only 50 will be made; TransAmWorldwide.com.
Bringing new meaning to “must-have,” the pandemic has ushered in a new trend — blinged out face masks, cloth coverings, PPE, shields, neck gaiters, bandanas — whatever you decided to wear, these unexpected fashion accessories can literally save lives.
As a continuation of Japan’s tradition that signifies nature’s ever-changing seasons, Grand Seiko has introduced two new Special Edition timepieces in its Heritage Collection that are only available in the U.S