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Category Archives: General Motors

1975-1987 Pontaic Acadian: Three Makes a Crowd


If you are old enough, you might remember the Chevrolet Chevette. It was one of my favorite small cars while growing up in the ’80s. That was before the Civic … Continue reading

March 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

2010-2015 Chevrolet Camaro: Back to the Future


The Camaro has always been one of those cars I’ve liked, but could never see myself owning. I could say that about the Challenger and Mustang also. Blame it on … Continue reading

December 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

2016 Buick Cascada: The Continued German Occupation of Buick


Whether we like to admit it or not, German has deservedly developed a reputation for making good machines. During the World Wars, their machines often were more advanced and imaginative … Continue reading

August 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

1982 – 1987 Holden Camira: The March to the Front


Today we take front wheel drive cars for granted. There was a time 30 or 40 years ago when the public was skeptical to the ideal of being pulled instead … Continue reading

July 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

1976 – 1988 Opel Manta B GT/E: Trading H and J for B in Europe


The Manta is a car that comes to mind to only few Americans under the age of 40. Sold at Buick dealerships, the “Buick Opel” or the Buick Manta by … Continue reading

May 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

1969 Pontiac Trans Am: Getting Respect


As Trans Ams go, the first generation may well be the least favorite of all of them. It’s design was hastily cobbled together and to make matters worse Mercury’s new … Continue reading

February 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Next Camaro: Will the Real Camaro Please Stand Up?


One of my favorite car spectator sports centers around the speculation that comes with new generations of car models. Some of course are more exciting to ponder than others. Cars … Continue reading

January 25, 2015 · 2 Comments

1983-1987 Buick Regal T-Type: Spooling Up to Greatness


As Buicks go, the turbo cars like the Gran National and GNX get all the attention and rightfully so. They established Buick as a luxury performance brand on par with … Continue reading

December 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

1977 Chevrolet Monza Mirage: A Win Win Situation?


The Term ‘Race on Sunday Sell on Monday’ was already a tired cliché when Chevrolet rolled out it’s new H Body cars late in 1974. The most attractive of these, … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

1970 – 1971 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SX: Luxurious Muscle


What floats like a butterfly and stings like a bee, yet does all of this in total personal luxury? If you answered a Monte Carlo, you’d be close. The Oldsmobile … Continue reading

October 25, 2014 · 1 Comment