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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

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

2010-2014 Buick Lacrosse: Heritage Holdout


For anyone missing the good old days of the American automobile, they can take a little comfort in knowing that the “American car” type is making something of a comeback. … Continue reading

July 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

2009-2013 Opel Astra GTC/OPC: Back to Buick


Buick appears to be on the move, thanks to models from Opel. GM’s German subsidy has had a long history of supplying Buick with small cars since the 1960’s. Opel … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

2008-2013 Buick Regal Opel/Vauxhall Insignia: From Mild to Nearly Wild


In The global parts and platform sharing world that we live in, one car can have multiple personalities. GM’s Epsilon II platform is home to cars like the Buick Regal … Continue reading

November 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

1979-1980 Buick Skyhawk Road Hawk: The Rarest of (H-Body) Birds


Well before Buick became a household name in China, it was building memorable cars in America that flirted with turbo technology. The first generation Skyhawk (1975-1980) was not one of them.  … Continue reading

October 28, 2012 · 8 Comments

1979-1985 Buick Rivera: Less Performance Plus More Luxury Equals Style


Today’s automotive designs are considerably more aggressive than they once were. Car companies seem to want their luxury offerings to have a sporting edge while still trying to convey lushness. … Continue reading

August 19, 2012 · 8 Comments

1976 Buick Century Pace Car Replica: The Real Spirit of 76′


The mid 1970’s is widely regarded as a low point for American performance cars. Power had been slipping away as new regulations were squeezing the life out of the muscle … Continue reading

July 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

2012 Buick Verano: Wouldn’t You Rather Have a (smaller) Buick?


In the continuing drama that is small car development in America, perceptions have slowly been changing. The introduction of a new compact now comes with as much hoopla and pageantry … Continue reading

November 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

1970–1975 Buick Opel Manta: Germany to the Rescue!


Today Buick is one of GM’s resurgent brands with a string of hits starting with the Enclave SUV and ending with the new Regal and Lacrosse. Interestingly enough, life support … Continue reading

October 2, 2011 · 2 Comments