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Category Archive: BUICK / OLDS / PONTIAC, Monday Shopper

Monday Shopper: This 1983 Buick Regal Estate Has Flavors Of Both Grand National And Gran Sport In One Unique Blend!

There is something about phantom builds that is too cool. When done right, you stand there looking at the car that the company should have built themselves…like this 1983 Buick Regal, you...

Auction Score: This Pre-Production Lincoln Mark VIII Has Bonneville History Under It’s Belt!

The new-for-1993 Lincoln Mark VIII would be the final Mark-series car that Lincoln would churn out, the final two-door, and one of the last true efforts of a high-performing luxury coupe to come out...

Day Two Beauty: This 1971 Chevrolet Corvette Is A Beauty Of An Emerald!

The C3 Corvette is more than the low-rated disco machine that many remember. When it debuted in 1968, they were almost an entirely different animal. With looks that came straight from the Mako Shark...

The Way They Should Have Been: This Crown-Converted Corvair Needs To Be Driven Hard!

Ralph Nader’s one-man offensive against the Chevrolet Corvair worked. Between the bad press and the upcoming Chevrolet Camaro, there was just no more room for Chevrolet’s rear-engined...

Money No Object: The 1968 Dodge Hemi Dart Tribute That Was Built For Bill Goldberg Is Worth It

In the 1960s, there were levels to cars. You had daily drivers, cars that simply went here and there, didn’t step on toes, didn’t cross any lines. You had powerful cars, muscular and...

Money No Object: The Monster 1967 Chevrolet Flatbed From Fast And Furious Is Going Up For Auction

I may not appreciate the plot or the acting in the Fast and Furious franchise, but I will say that part four, 2009’s Fast and Furious, was the film that finally got me interested in the cars....

Another One? This 1966 Mercury Monterey S-55 Is Crossing The Block In Kansas City!

Yesterday, Lohnes found you guys a 1966 Mercury Monterey that was in perfect Rough Start territory…packing a 428, looking like a very well-aged survivor, and priced within the realm of reality,...

Red Sled: This 1967 Ford Ranch Wagon Is A Big-Block, Four-Speed Family Truckster!

The long-roof itch is one that will never be fully scratched around here. We love our wagons! We love them to have power, to have personality, and if it’s got three pedals, then all the better....

This 1970 Dodge Super Bee Is The Mopar Anthesis – No Bright Colors? No Hemi? What Gives?

Chrysler Corporation in 1970 must have just been one gigantic party. The commercials were racy, the colors were so vivid that a few shades glowed in the dark, the power fountain was at full kill...

Monday Shopper: When Personal Luxury Didn’t Just Mean Bell-Bottoms! This 1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS454 Rules!

The 1970s was ruled not by performance, but by luxury, style, and outward appearances. Per the wonderful minds inside the marketing departments, you weren’t bothered with loud, fast and violent...

This Supercharged Big-Block Suburban Is The Tow Vehicle You Deserve! Check Out This 1990s Throwback!

Sport trucks…which were mostly Chevy and GMC C/K trucks in monochromatic paint jobs wearing billet aluminum wheels slammed low to terra firma, looking sharp. You couldn’t get away from...

Day Two And An Early Model, Too! This 1970 Ford Maverick Is A Neat Find!

Ford Mavericks…who knew that they would be auction-car fodder? They used to be freaking everywhere, in blues, yellows, greens, and 1970s brown just for good measure. Nowadays they are viewed as...

Did The Big Auction Numbers Turn You Off? Check Out This Small-Block Swapped Jaguar Going Under The Hammer Next Month!

It’s safe, you can come back out now. The big auction throwdown that happens in Arizona is over. Millions upon millions of dollars were traded for some of the most lust-worthy machines ever...

Money No Object: Skip Barrett-Jackson’s Crowds And Check Out The 1964 Bill Thomas Cheetah!

Chad and Cole Reynolds will be on the grounds at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona to check out the massive layout and the cool iron that is going to be crossing the block, among...