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”

Find of the Day – Eagle Summit Turned Eclipse GSX with EVO Power

The title says it all. What we have here is a Eagle Summit Coupe that someone installed the entire drivetrain from a Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX into. If that wasn’t enough, the 2.0-liter turbocharged engine was then apparently brought up to Mitsubishi Lancer EVOLUTION II specifications. The ad features a lot of photos and quite aContinue reading “Find of the Day – Eagle Summit Turned Eclipse GSX with EVO Power”

Irrational Love – Subaru XT

In the early ‘80s, it seemed every Japanese manufacturer was vying for consumers attention with a two-door, wedge-shaped coupe. Well, every manufacturer but one. Nissan had the 300ZX, Toyora the Supra, Mazda the RX-7, Honda the Prelude, and Mitsubishi the Starion. But Subaru had nothing. At least, the brand had nothing until the 1985 introductionContinue reading “Irrational Love – Subaru XT”

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 10

Hello and welcome back to day ten of the Pontiac Elimination challenge. Thank you once again for your continued votes. Round two continues today. Now on to yesterday’s winners. Day Nine Winners The day nine results are in and the 2005 GTO won its groups thanks largely due to a push from its fan base.Continue reading “Pontiac Elimination Challenge – Day 10”

Winged Car Wednesday – Toyota Pikes Peak Monster

Suzuki isn’t the only Japanese manufacturer to achieve success on the fabled Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Toyota has quite the storied history as well. Starting in 1994, Rod Millen rocketed up the hill in a Toyota Celica, crushing the overall record by almost 40 seconds. The al-wheel drive Celica was powered by a four-cylinderContinue reading “Winged Car Wednesday – Toyota Pikes Peak Monster”

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”

Graded: Plymouth Performance Cars

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: Plymouth Performance Cars”