Even as The General placed a huge bet on the obsolete-from-the-start Chevette, he also hedged his bets with the good ol' full-sized Caprice. What better way to celebrate the bigger, bulkier Caprice than with song?
Despite their glaring mediocrity, I will always have a soft spot for this platform. I learned to drive in an 86 Buick Electra Estate (which replaced an 82 Electra sedan), which itself was replaced by an 84 Pontiac Parisienne that I tooled around in for a while.
If none of you have guessed by now, my parents used to have an aversion to car payments. Now, they lease GM cars exclusively.
For some reason.
The weird thing is, my mom really liked these cars, and compares her current 08 Impala unfavorably to them. Yes, she's insane.