We're not referring to the first-generation Phoenix, which was a badge-engineered Nova built for the '77 through '79 model years. No, this Phoenix is a proud badge-engineered Citation! Built for the '80 through '84 model years, the second-gen Phoenix was available in a "performance" version known as the SJ. Today it holds the distinction of being one of the few cars built in the last 30 years that doesn't seem to have a single owner's club; instead, a few lone-wolf Phoenix renegades soldier on against the tides of indifference. Poor neglected Phoenix... but, as we saw yesterday, you could put a Caddy V8 in one and make the world tremble with fear!
Cameron Whitton's Pontiac Phoenix: "The Phoenix" [CarDomain.com]
Oh, Why Not? The Chevy Citation, Short-Lived GM Car of the Day: Chevrolet Celebrity [internal]