1968 Buick Skylark Custom Convertible

Most of you approved of the super-beater '70 Skylark, with a small but vocal minority who felt physical pain at the very sight of the beat-to-hell Buick. I'm pretty sure that the approval rating of today's Skylark will be be fairly high across the board, given that it's a 40-year-old red convertible that lives on the… » 7/16/08 9:00am 7/16/08 9:00am

More Fun With GM A-Bodies: The X-Camino

So what happens when a car manufacturer puts a truck bed on one car model but not on all the other models based on the same platform? Madness, that's what happens! Here's a very nice Buick GSXamino (dubbed the "X-Camino" by its owner), built by a guy who wanted to go fast with class and haul bales of hay in the back.… » 2/22/07 2:30pm 2/22/07 2:30pm

Skylark, Have You Anything to Sing to Me? The Joy and Pain of Buick's…

When pretty girls write prose poetry about your old car, the back roads of Contra Costa County and a comet that inspired mass suicide a decade after the fact, it might be worth revisiting said vehicle. Such a prose poem was sent to me today, and got me thinking. My 1970 Buick Skylark was both the best and the worst… » 1/31/07 6:30pm 1/31/07 6:30pm