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 – FINALS

Hello and welcome back to finals of the Pontiac Elimination challenge. Thank you once again for your continued votes. This is it! This is the finals. Now on to yesterday’s winners. Semi Finals Winners Making it into the finals are the 1973 Firebird Trans Am SD 455 and the 1969 GTO The Judge. So withoutContinue reading “Pontiac Elimination Challenge – FINALS”

Britney’s Music Video Stuffed with ’80s Cars

This edition of music videos and cars is a bit outside of my wheelhouse. I had not heard of this song or viewed the music video until I was conducting research for the Fox Body ‘Stangs Featured in Music Videos article. That is when I stumbled on this retro-inspired video for Pretty Girls by BritneyContinue reading “Britney’s Music Video Stuffed with ’80s Cars”

Pontiac Elimination Challenge – Day Four

Hello and welcome back to day four of the Pontiac Elimination challenge. Thank you once again for your continued votes. I really appreciate those returning each day to select their favourites. Now on to yesterday’s winners. Day Three Winners The Day Three results involved no real surprises as the 1967 GTO and 1997 LT4 FirehawkContinue reading “Pontiac Elimination Challenge – Day Four”

To Find The Greatest Pontiac – Elimination Challenge

For over 80 years Pontiac was a huge player in the North American automobile landscape. Always doing things a little bit flashier than most of the brand’s contemporaries, Pontiac made some fantastic cars in the company’s long history. But which one was the best? That is what we are going to try and determine hereContinue reading “To Find The Greatest Pontiac – Elimination Challenge”

Music Video Breakdown: Modjo – Lady

Sometimes a song’s music video can have unintended consequences, as is the case with Modjo’s hit single Lady. Released in 2000, the song reached number one in the UK, the top 10 in Canada and the Billboard hot 100 in America. But chart success didn’t matter much as this song’s true calling was that ofContinue reading “Music Video Breakdown: Modjo – Lady”

Find of the Day – 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2 Aerocoupe

Just the other day we were discussing the Pontiac Grand Prix, including the 1986 2+2 Aerocoupe. Well, now here is one for sale for a reasonable price in reasonable shape. The car has very high miles and has been driven a lot, but the owner appears to have loved it and kept it in greatContinue reading “Find of the Day – 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2 Aerocoupe”

Graded: Pontiac Grand Prix

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 Prix”

Irrational Love – Pontiac 6000 LE Wagon

There a couple of cars I remember from my childhood. There was a problematic Mercury Zephyr wagon, a funky 1982 Toyota Tercel coupe and a two-tone 1991 Chevrolet Astro van. But nothing burrowed its was deeper into my psyche, or took a bigger piece of my heart, than our 1985 Pontiac 6000 LE Wagon.  Continue reading “Irrational Love – Pontiac 6000 LE Wagon”