DIY taps Burt Reynolds for latest "Celeb Rides"


The latest installment of DIY Network’s automotive franchise returns with a five-episode series 10/19 with "Celebrity Rides: Burt Builds a Bandit chronicles." Reynolds and his design team at YearOne auto restoration company begin the process of restoring a select fleet of limited edition Trans Ams. DIY also knows Bandit enthusiasts will want to get behind the wheel, so one lucky fan will have a chance to win one.

On 10/8, DIY also launches the Burt Builds a Bandit Contest on, where users can upload videos explaining why they should win the car. Reynolds will help select the most creative video, and the winner gets to drive home in a fully restored Burt Reynolds Edition Trans Am, as featured in the show.