General Motors skated through the 1980s by putting out some extremely questionable vehicles. Arguably at the height of their institutional arrogance, GM produced cars that were plagued with shoddy build quality and uninspiring performance. Few of them are considered ultra-desirable classics today.
As defined by the most important document of the internet age, the Ten Commandments are "a set of biblical principles relating to ethics and worship". This weekend we want to know what rules you hold sacred when it comes to the ethics and worship of all things automotive.
It seems the more rare, beautiful and desirable something is the more expensive it becomes to make one yours. Unfortunately the world of cars is no exception to this rule which create some pretty outrageous prices for the most sought after cars in the world.
A Buick GNX is coming, but it's not coming from Buick. Performance company SLP plans to build their own GNX, pictured above, with output above 300 horsepower and a more aggressive look. Unless they make one key improvement I don't think this is the GNX Buick should build.
This brand-new car — a Buick Regal GNX with 164 miles on the odometer — is 26 years old. It's even still sports its original $29,389 window as it sits on a California dealership floor. What happened?
In 1987, the Miller Beer Company employee investment pool bought a Buick GNX and stored it away. It has 9.7 miles on the odometer, original tires, all window stickers and production marks. Now it's for sale: $95,000 asking price.
Though the most popular vehicle destroyed under Cash For Clunkers was the Ford Explorer, there were also AMGs, Rolls-Royces and even a LaForza crushed. The ten most exotic cars that fools parted with below. Click through if you dare.
Car: 1987 Buick Grand National GNX
Character: Domenic Toretto (Vin Diesel) And Crew
Engine: 3.8-Liter Turbo V6
Upgrades: MSD ignition, Turbonetics intercooler, T/A Performance cylinder heads, Wenco driveshaft, Cragar Soft 8 Black wheels
This guy in his Buick Grand National at the Woodward Dream Cruise clearly hasn't seen our How To Do A Burnout video. If he had, he would've known to pick a better location — one where he wouldn't get in trouble. Then again, maybe that friendly person in the uniform was just giving him kudos. Either way, he seems to…
We love the '80s and not just for Rick Astley, Members Only jackets and New Coke. All that's well and good, but what we really love can be described in one italicized, chromed plastic-emblemed word: TURBO. The 80's economy forced automakers to use weaker and smaller engines, so to boost power we all turned to…