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Famicom Trans Am: Mario and the Bandit

by Paul Strauss
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With all of the madness surrounding the launch of the new Nintendo Classic Edition, and its Japanese counterpart, the Famicom Mini, there’s no better time to be driving around in this car.

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This awesome 1987 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am looks just like a giant Famicom on wheels, complete with controllers on the doors, and a cartridge slot on the roof. The only thing that would be better is if you could actually plug it into an old CRT television and play.

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Alas, after digging around on the Internet, it turns out that this car doesn’t actually exist, and is just a fantastic custom skin done in Forza 6, which just goes to show you how amazing video game racing visuals have gotten. They certainly fooled me:

[via GamesYouLoved on Instagram]

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