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Buick GS Nationals 2017 Gallery: Nailheads, Grand Sports And Grand Nationals, Oh My!

After the absolute five-ring circus that was LS Fest, complete with thousands (tens of thousands?) of spectators, the Buick GS Nationals looked downright tame by comparison. But any judgement on the...

Watch As The Three Pedals 1989 Pontiac Wagon Completely Owns The Screamin’ Fried Tires Burnout Contest At The 2017 Holley LS Fest!

First and foremost: the “Screamin’ Fried Tires” burnout contest that Hoonigan and Hooker Blackheart sponsored for the 2017 Holley LS Fest has to be one of the best ideas to hit the...

Rough Start: This 1968 Oldsmobile Delmont 88 Is Perfect! Don’t Change A Thing!

When I’m hunting through Craigslist, especially when I’m on a cheap-car hunt, I tend to do something: as I study a potential victim project car, I look to see what I would change. Is the...

The 1980s, Summed Up In One Tandem Drift – C4 Corvette Versus A Big-Boy Cadillac!

One event that we have yet to check out in person is the Powercruise USA show up at Brainerd International Raceway in Michigan. If “Powercruise” sounds familiar, that’s because you...

Classic YouTube: Big Body, Big Torque, Big Clouds…This Buick Riviera Burns Them Off Nicely!

If this thing is stock, I’m the Pope. But who cares? It’s a Buick Riviera setting the rears alight with a noise that doubles as an auditory stimulant. It’s a moment in time that...

Because NASCAR? This Pontiac Grand Prix Packs Two Homologation Specials Into One!

The 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona and the 1986 Pontiac 2+2 actually have quite a bit in common. Think about it…both are factory homologation specials designed to whip up on NASCAR tracks. Both...

Classic YouTube: What Might Be The Nastiest Cadillac Seville Out There

By the mid 1970s, it was becoming clear that “longer, lower and wider” wasn’t working anymore. GM got wise and started designing small cars while Ford buried it’s head in the...

Rough Start: This 1979 Buick Regal Is Ready To Hit The Track!

Sorry if you saw Buick Regal and were hoping for an all-black turbo monster waiting for a bargain budget price. Outside of searching Copart for wrecks, I’ve only seen one Grand National that...

Hauling In Style: Three Pedals’ “Shaken And Stirred” 1989 Pontiac Safari Rules All!

(Lead photo: Three Pedals) What do you have to do to prove to any and everyone in attendance at a show like the 2017 Car Craft Summer Nationals that the product you make is the product that they...

The Caddy That Kicks Ass: This 1983 Cadillac Coupe DeVille Looks Mint And Runs Like None Other!

Of all of the things I talked about with Arthur, the owner of this standout 1983 Cadillac Coupe DeVille, the one thing I forgot was to ask was how to spell his last name. I’m going to claim...

2018 Buick Regal GS: The Tri-Shield Give Performance Another Shot With A 310 Horsepower V6 And All-Wheel-Drive

(Photos: General Motors) Buick has a strange relationship with performance. For the most part, the brand hasn’t cared too much about it, instead focusing on being an upper-market kind of car...

Rough Start: Can You Really Go Wrong With A Rough But Running X-body? This Pontiac Ventura Looks Like A Score!

I don’t know what it is about a primer gray GM X-body that makes me feel good. Maybe it’s fond memories of my mother’s Oldsmobile Omega, or maybe it’s because they make for...

Money No Object: With This 1969 Beaumont, How Much Is Hearing “What Is That?” Worth?

You see one 1969 Chevelle, you’ve seen them all. You’ve seen a similar vintage Pontiac, it’s the same. But if you see a 1969 Beaumont, your brain immediately sends the ultimate...

Random Car Review: The 1969 Motion/Hurst Olds “Commotion By Motion”

The laundry list of names that came about in the late 1960s and early 1970s that turned already-riotous Detroit iron into top-tier machines is well known and often quoted. Names like Nickey, Dana,...