Top Gear USA's Rutledge Wood buys a Buick Roadmaster wagon

One of my favorite challenges from the first season of Top Gear USA pitted the hosts against one another in their favorite abandoned GM products. Rutledge Wood took the prize in a Buick Roadmaster Estate (and not just because the other hosts picked cars from abandoned brands). Perhaps as a "Thank You" for that victory,… » 5/17/11 9:45am 5/17/11 9:45am

Self-Service Junkyard Find: 1994 Buick Roadmaster

Here's something you don't see too often in the self-service junkyards: a '94-96 GM B-body with running gear ready for harvesting (at $200 for any engine, complete small-blocks from the modern era tend to depart within hours of hitting the yard). At first glance it seemed to be a Caprice, but... » 5/08/07 11:30am 5/08/07 11:30am

Broken: Buick Just Sold More Cars in China than in the United States…

The old man used to go on and on about the glory of Grandpa Loverman's 1953 Buick Roadmaster. It was beautifully styled, possessed a powerful straight-eight, had advanced features like... wait for it... power door-locks! Best of all, it was called the frickin' Roadmaster! Car names don't get better than that. Neither,… » 12/20/06 5:45pm 12/20/06 5:45pm