Last hurrah for the 3.8 Turbo Buick V6.
Inside Buick magazine interviews Bill Porter on the design of the 1986 Buick LeSabre.
Bill Porter tells his story of his years as Chief Designer of Buick I Studio from 1980 to 1996.
There are only two 1954 Buick Wildcat IIs. The original in the Sloan Museum, and this remarkable recreation.
During burnouts, Csere said “the tires… made not the squealing sound… it was a harsher sound almost like the tread was being ripped off the tires.”
It was a strange and curious misfit
Since Chevrolet Marketing WANTED this car, we sez to GM Design, why don’t YOU guys just scale-down the IMSA body, make your own changes and we’ll build it?
Darth Vader, your Buick is ready.
“I remember taking it to work and wanting to change lanes and all you had to do was just stab the throttle and the thing would “choo-choo” and it would skid over. You didn’t have to move the steering wheel, it would just shift lanes. It was wonderful.”—Steve Pasteiner
Scans of the original brochure.
Le Sabre—GM’s answer to pre-war Mercedes?
Mitchell’s swashbuckling excess.
Lots of very interesting photos.
For you performance Buick enthusiasts, sketches and photos of the Buick Camel GT car.
Everybody has lots of posters. These perhaps are a bit unusual and of interest to the readers of Dean’s Garage.
Jet-powered cars. Sure, why not?
I ended up with a box of slides from a major Buick-Oldsmobile show previewing the 1977 Buick and Oldsmobile models.
Buick didn’t have any performance platforms like Chevrolet or Pontiac.
Not my favorite.
Herb Fishel’s first Buick Promotional Car.
The Buick Turbo V6.
Plane ride to the first day of qualifying. By mistake.
I worked on four Indy Pace car paint schemes, all Buicks.
Dean’s Garage first post.