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What’s Hot and What’s Not in the 2020 Buick Lineup

The Buick brand has written one of the most unorthodox automotive stories in recent years having managed to defy the odds and survive the GM bailout. Not only did they survive, but the tri-shield badge is quickly becoming one of the most profitable GM divisions thanks to the uncanny successes they've been enjoying on the quickly-developing…

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What’s Hot And What’s Not in the 2019 Buick Lineup

The tri-shield badge is now one of only four remaining GM divisions, of which as many as three-dozen existed throughout the automaker's storied history. At the moment, Buick is positioned between the volume brand Chevrolet and the luxury division Cadillac, whereas GMC stands aside with a more specialized offering consisting exclusively of SUVs and trucks.…

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1987 Buick GNX Chassis number #003 To Be Sold At An Auction Next Year

I wrote a fine short article about the best Buick ever - the GNX. Now, there is one for sale. And not just any, mind you. This is the first Buick GNX ever sold to the public. Chassis #003. Considering that #001 and #002 are already owned by GM, this one, the third ever produced…

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A Short Story About the Buick Grand National And Its Evolution To The GNX

This is a story about the first “Challenger-Demon” moment in the world of muscle cars. It takes us back to the 1980s and far away from Mopar. Today, we celebrate the Buick Grand National - a car which in its GNX version was a Demon of its time. But it did not bear that nickname.…

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10 Forgotten Classic Buick Models That Probably Deserved Better

GM's upscale division - second only to Cadillac - has given us some rather conservative cars over the years. Yet, they still managed to surprise us every once in a while by jumping out of their comfort zone and delivering extraordinary powerful models that rivaled some of the fastest cars of their time. The oldest active…

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The Unlucky 13: Ill-Fated Cars To Be Discontinued After 2018

Every year, automakers are faced with the decision as to which models will be built during the upcoming model years. A lot of things go into such decisions, but profitability and sales volume are huge determiners. If a vehicle isn't performing well enough in its market and re-stylings won't save it, it's bound to find…

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Exciting 2018 Buick Regal GS Released Looking Really, Really Good

It is official. This is the latest 2018 Buick Regal GS in all its red glory. Obviously, it looks stunning. Hopefully, it will drive as good. After a couple of images of the Chinese version bathing the web, the car world became more than interested in what the Regal GS will bring. Obviously, it is…

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Eye-Popping Gold Flaked 1966 Buick Riviera is One Custom Beauty Queen

Gold-painted cars are definitely an acquired taste, especially when they're also sprinkled with flakes. However, when one spends as much as 1,500 hours shaping the texture of that paint job, you gotta give him credit. That's exactly what Randy Clark and his crew down at Hot Rods and Custom Stuff have done with this 1966 Buick Riviera. Escondido, California-based garage has yet…

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Hidden Meaning Behind These 10 Carmaker’s Logos

It's often the first thing one notices on a car, but did you ever wonder about the meaning behind that frontal fascia badge? Many carmakers have evolved over the decades, and so have their respective logos. However, there's usually something in that logo that's always conveyed the same meaning and hasn't changed in general. Whether…

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10 Most Likely Car Companies to Fail Within a Decade

Automakers come and go, and we saw huge examples of this in recent years with the elimination of a ton of big-name brands. Some of the brands we’ve seen go away in the last 20 years include giants like Plymouth, Mercury, Oldsmobile, and Pontiac. It is inevitable that we’ll see many more automakers come and…

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Fat Bottomed Girls: 9 of the Sexiest Rearends You’ve Ever Seen.

Back in the 1930s and 40s, the auto manufacturers decided that they'd take some stylistic leaps forward as they made some of the sexiest cars the world would ever see. One area of mention that most of the cars on our list has in common, is an absolutely stunning backside. While all of these cars…

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The True HP of the 10 Most Powerful Classic Era Muscle Cars

No longer rumor, it's been established that 60s Muscle Car HP was under-rated. We explain how and why and how much horsepower these motors actually produced. There have been two reasons given for the motivation of the factory to under-report the horsepower of their muscle cars: insurance and NHRA classifications. Certainly insurers were getting nervous…

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Cutaways of 5 Fascinating American High Performance V8 Engines

There's nothing more American than a V8 engine. And we have a collection of cutaways of 5 of the most fascinating designs built by American car companies. Before we even start, you'll notice that we've not included the Ford SOHC "Cammer" engine or the Chevrolet big block. Why? Well, we've included the "Cammer" in several…

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8 New Cars You’d be Surprised You Can Still Buy With a Stick Shift

You expect stick shift in compacts, SUVs, and trucks. But they're fast disappearing from traditional cars. Here are 8 unexpected cars that still offer stick   Buick Verano The compact Opel-based Buick Verano offers a six-speed manual transmission, but only with the optional 250 hp turbocharged engine, which adds $8,240 to the sticker. Buick Regal…

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Seven Concept Cars That Should Have Made it to Production

Concept cars are built to test designs with the public. Some cars are so well-received they go into production. For unknown reasons these beauties weren't. For one reason or another, great concepts that are well-received by the public, and in some cases relatively straightforward to produce, are passed over by the automaker brass. Since there's…

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The Very Best 10 Cars From All 7 “Fast and Furious” Movies

From 7 films with dozens of different cars on-screen, here are the best 10. Don't agree? Post what they should be and we'll run a Readers Choice list in May. 1967 Ford Mustang In "The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift," the 1967 Mustang GT that had belonged to Sean Boswell’s father required an engine…

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Move Fast, Drive Low: 6 Stealth Highway Vehicles

Perception is reality, they say. Consider the driver of a red Ferrari tip-toeing through a school zone at 25.5 mph only to be pulled over for speeding. On the other hand, take the case of a salesperson in an innocuous Ford Taurus barreling down the freeway at 85 mph, completely overlooked by a cop. After…

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