CONCEPT TRANS AM
Kevin Morgan Designs - A Concept Trans Am
One guy I met from Georgia, Tyler Hambrick of smokeyandthebanditmodels.com contacted me and said that he was honored that I used his car on one of my posters. The poster featured his 1977 Trans Am SE and my concept Trans Am. We became friends & he eventually built me 2 models of my Concept T/A, one was a functional Remote Control Car. He even sent me a R/C tractor trailer just like Jerry Reed drove in Smokey and the Bandit! People go crazy & try to buy the R/C concept Trans Am, but, it is a custom built one of one and not for sale.
Then it was time for the T/A Nationals again. I set up with Dave Hall one more time. This time with more merchandise and more identity. The response was beyond overwhelming...people went nuts! I was signing autographs, selling merchandise etc. It was BEYOND A DREAM!
I even made a video "Kevin's Hot Pursuit for the Trans Am" and entered it in a contest to try to win a Burt Reynolds Edition Trans Am (By Year One) that Heavy.com was putting on. The video contest was to show why you would deserve the Trans Am. I used my story of designing a concept Trans Am & all I was doing to promote it. Unfortunately I did not win the car, but, made memories with my family & had a lot of fun making it.
The concept Trans Am has now been in 7 national and international magazines. I have attended the Trans Am Nationals 3 years in a row, setting up a booth to promote the concept Trans Am & I am planning on attending again this year.
I setup in the "Pontiac Pavilion" hosted by Pontiac Enthusiast magazine at the GM Nationals in Carlisle, PA I got to meet Jim Wangers, the godfather of the GTO and a VERY big part of Pontiac...an amazing honor. We had a wonderful conversation about his history with Pontiac & even discussed my concept Trans Am.
I have attended the Year one experience in Georgia 2 times now to meet up with all of the people on the Bandit Run, This year, I went on the whole Bandit Run run. Why? because I am a part of "The Trailer Team" (with Tyler Hambrick and Greg Vassar) that recreated "Snowman's" (Jerry Reed) Trailer from the movie Smokey and the Bandit. We all met in Georgia and installed 600 square feet of printed vinyl on the trailer featuring the famous stage coach scene. ALOT of hard work. The trailer went on the entire Bandit Run being pulled by a black and gold Kenworth, just like the one in the movie! We were able to meet Jerry Reed's wife, 2 daughters, grand daughter & extended family. An experience i will NEVER forget.
Like its mythical namesake that rose from the ashes to a new life, the Trans Am of yesteryear has been born again...The Kevin Morgan Trans Am. If it is true that good things come to those who wait, then we have surely been rewarded for our patience.
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