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Category Archive: BUICK / OLDS / PONTIAC, Car Features

The Old Fighter: This 1965 Pontiac GTO Might Be Scarred Up, But It’s Down For Another Fight

Every last car ever made has a story. Some are uneventful lives that spanned from birth on the assembly line until the day the uncaring fifth or sixth owner drove them to the local U-Pull-It yard to...

Super Freak: Check Out This Mopar-Powered Buick Regal – Hey, It Isn’t LS Powered!

Admittedly, a G-body Buick Regal isn’t the first version you would expect to see on the track. A Grand National, maybe. Only the Pontiac Grand Prix is seen less, it seems, but why that is, we...

Looking To The Sky: The “Blackhawk” Pontiac Firehawk Can Grip Any Surface!

“Blackhawk”, the 2000 Pontiac Firebird you see here, is known for it’s party trick: it’ll hang the front wheels high anytime, any place. With enough nitrous to run several...

Here’s The Preview For The New Holden Commodore V8 Supercar…Does It Hint At A Hot Buick Regal?

The Holden Commodore that spawned the Chevrolet SS and Caprice PPV for the United States market is dead. Done. Finished. The next Commodore will be a badged version of the Opel Insignia/Buick Regal,...

Really Rough Start: You Can Walk Away With The Cadillac Limo From The LeMons Rally…If You Really Want To.

Here’s the definitive proof that I do not go out of my way to save every last vehicle: If you are willing to plunk down the $500 that is being asked for the 1986 Cadillac limo that became...

Money No Object: The Mid-Engined 1978 Oldsmobile 442 Is Up For Auction!

What can you say about a car that has been covered front, back, and sideways? This 1978 Oldsmobile 442 has been around the block since it made the October 1978 cover of Hot Rod Magazine. You...

Ebay Find: The Key To Getting A Good Price On This Pontiac Safari Wagon Is Patience!

“Price will drop until sold. Miles will go up as I’m driving it.” Well, then! We have to admire the seller’s attitude regarding the sale of their 1979 Pontiac LeMans Safari...

We Went On The Internet, And Found A 604ci Rear-Engined Third-Gen Firebird That Is Mimicking A Ferrari!

In the world of internet meme jokes, “That’s enough Internet for one day” means that you’ve finally come across something so surprising and shocking that you feel the need to...

Genius Or Insanity? Check Out This 2005 Pontiac Vibe That Has Been Turned Into An RV!

Once again, I take aim at Chad’s kink for strange and unique recreational vehicles, and this time I’m going with one of the strangest finds I’ve ever encountered: a 2005 Pontiac...

Rough Start: A Pontiac Fiero And Just About Everything You Need To Go Racing!

Forget a project car…let’s say that the need for speed has been burning at the back of your brain for quite some time. You want to go racing…and that is never a cheap venture, no...

This 1977 Pontiac LeMans Was Supposed To Be A Figure 8 Car, But Was Spared – How Would You Finish It?

When I see things listings that say, “Figure-8” car, I automatically figure that within months, the car will be a dead carcass on a rollback headed to the crusher. Amateur racing is...

Classic YouTube: A 400+ Horsepower Turbocharged Cutlass Ciera GT Having Some Fun

Two years ago, I ran a story on a 1986 Olds Cutlass Ciera GT and uttered a phrase that has haunted me ever since: “Pro Commuter”. The concept has some merit: giving what would be an...

Rough Start: Egging On The Thoughts Of A Third-Gen Pro Tourer With A 1990 Pontiac Firebird

So Chad has third-gen F-cars on the brain. Can’t blame him, after seeing all the fun that he and Daphne have been having the last couple of weeks. And I can’t help myself…I have to...

The AG-330 Start Cart: When You Need To Fire Off The Mother Of All Hot Rods, Bring Out The Big Guns

The Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird’s legend as the fastest aircraft ever created to date can’t be denied by anyone. The exotic-looking, twin-engined reconnaissance aircraft routinely could fly...