Graded: Pontiac Grand Am

Welcome to Graded. Here we discuss legendary marques, models, or trim packages and affix a letter grade to a selection of vehicles falling under that topic. The grades mean nothing and are completely arbitrary. I fully encourage you to tell me what I got wrong and how you would grade them instead. Have some funContinue reading “Graded: Pontiac Grand Am”

Irrational Love – Pontiac Fiero

When I first starting really appreciating cars, the Fiero was the butt end of jokes.  It was the early 1990s and the Fiero’s sullied reputation was still fresh in many people’s minds. Despite selling over 370,000 examples in a five-year run, highly publicized issues that plagued the early models scared buyers away. I didn’t fullyContinue reading “Irrational Love – Pontiac Fiero”

Pontiac Elimination Challenge – Day 11

Hello and welcome back to day eleven of the Pontiac Elimination challenge. Thank you once again for your continued votes. Round two finishes today with the last two groups. Now on to yesterday’s winners. Day Ten Winners The day ten results involved the 2002 Firebird Trans Am WS6 Collector’s Edition, the 1969 Firebird Trans Am,Continue reading “Pontiac Elimination Challenge – Day 11”

Pontiac Elimination Challenge – Day Eight

Hello and welcome back to day eight of the Pontiac Elimination challenge. Thank you once again for your continued votes. Without any votes this challenge wouldn’t work. Only two more days left until round one is over. Now on to yesterday’s winners. Day Seven Winners The day seven results included an easy win for theContinue reading “Pontiac Elimination Challenge – Day Eight”

Pontiac Elimination Challenge – Day Seven

Hello and welcome back to day seven of the Pontiac Elimination challenge. Thank you once again for your continued votes. Without any votes this challenge wouldn’t work (or, at least it would be a 72-way tie). Now on to yesterday’s winners. Day Six Winners The day six results involved the G8 GXP taking a decisiveContinue reading “Pontiac Elimination Challenge – Day Seven”

Pontiac Elimination Challenge – Day Six

Hello and welcome back to day six of the Pontiac Elimination challenge. Thank you once again for your continued votes. Without any votes this challenge wouldn’t work (or, at least it would be a 72-way tie). Now on to yesterday’s winners. Day Five Winners The Day five results included the 1974 Firebird Trans Am SDContinue reading “Pontiac Elimination Challenge – Day Six”

Fox Body ‘Stangs Featured in Music Videos

Welcome to another post diving deep into the relationship between cars and music videos. This week, instead of focusing on a single music video, we are focusing on a single car – the Ford Mustang. To be exact, we are focusing on the Fox Body era of the Ford Mustang. Being around during the boomContinue reading “Fox Body ‘Stangs Featured in Music Videos”

Growing Up Gran Turismo – Part Six

Gran Turismo 5 was a real litmus test for the franchise. Its release was delayed, delayed and delayed some more. When it finally hit shelves in November of 2010, it had been nearly six years since the last full Gran Turismo title had been released. Granted, during those years Gran Turismo for the PlayStation PortableContinue reading “Growing Up Gran Turismo – Part Six”

Growing Up Gran Turismo – Part 4

When Gran Turismo 4 was released in December of 2004, I was in a different place in life. I was no longer a kid; I was a man now. I had responsibilities. I had a full-time job. I owned a real car, which over the past year, I had been more interested in modifying andContinue reading “Growing Up Gran Turismo – Part 4”