Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera

Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera The first front wheel drive variant using the ‘Cutlass’ nomenclature was introduced in 1982. It had a brand new name— Cutlass Ciera and was built on the totally redesigned A-body platform. Wheelbase was 104.9 inches, the same as on the smaller X-body Omega. Coupe or sedan were your body choices if you […]
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Oldsmobile Cutlass S

Oldsmobile Cutlass S The Cutlass S as of 1973 still was the aero-type Cutlass variant, keeping the historical, rounder back half. It was now redesigned as part of GM’s colonnade (A-body) line. The ‘S’ was advertised as having a meaning of ‘Sport, Spirit, Swagger’. This year it was only offered in a 2-door coupe style, […]
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Pontiac 6000

6000 This was Pontiac’s first front wheel drive midsize car. It was based on GM’s 105 inch wheelbase A-body platform, which it shared with the Buick Century, Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera, and Chevrolet Celebrity. The first model year was 1982 and it replaced the rear wheel drive LeMans. Two body styles and two trim packages were […]
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Chevrolet Laguna

Chevrolet (Chevelle) Laguna The Laguna was spawned in 1973 as a sportier version of the Chevelle. Ironically, the Chevelle SS was still around this year, and both overlapped the sales floor. Initially one could be had in 4-door sedan, station wagon or 2-door coupe format. The coupes had a wheelbase of 112 inches while the […]
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Oldsmobile Hurst-Olds

Hurst-Olds The newly redesigned Cutlass S provided the platform for the 1973 Hurst-Olds. It was available in just two colors, black or white, with each accented by gold touches. Two big blocks were made available. First was a L75 455 CID 4bbl, dual exhaust V8, making 250hp. Taking the fumes out the back were a […]
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Buick Luxus

Buick Luxus The Luxus line splits its ranks between the Century and the LeSabre. The first one came out in 1973 and were based on the Century . The Luxus was the top trim on this midsizer. Coupe, sedan, and station wagon were all offered. Engine choices were limited to 350 CID 2bbl V8, 350 […]
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Buick Gran Sport

Buick Gran Sport The Gran Sport was based on the new colonnade Century for 1973, and only in a 2-door coupe format. Engines this year were a 350 CID 2bbl V8, 350 CID 4bbl V8, 455 CID 4bbl V8, but the top power option was a GS-exclusive 455 CID 4bbl Stage-1 V8 making 270hp. Power […]
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