As we all know, the late 1970’s were some pretty dark days for factory performance cars. Aside from a few standouts like Pontiac’s W72-package Trans Am and Dodge’s Lil’ Red Express pickups, most “performance” packages were not much more than some cool stickers and paint, with the occasional suspension upgrades thrown in the mix. But as we look back, some of those sticker and stripe faux muscle cars were pretty cool, and with today’s technology and vast aftermarket offerings, they can be great platforms on which to build a sweet ride that would make anyone proud. Today’s offering for project fodder is a very rare one: a 1978 Buick Century Sport Coupe. And this one, unlike many others, has a Buick 3.8L V6 backed by a factory-installed 4-speed manual transmission. I think you know where we are going with this. Let’s take a closer look!