Grand National and GNX History (part 2 of 3)
Buick quietly re-entered the supercar wars in the late eighties with a turbocharged 3.8 liter V6 engine in an all
black Regal. The car was so outrageously fast that its now among the most
collectible cars of all time.
1987 Buick GNX Tony Flemings Ultimate Garage reviews horsepower ripoff complaints video
Built for Marriot new, number 464 of 500 built, balanced + blueprinted w/
Dyno 456hp + 561 ft
lbs torque! Mirror finish Jet Set black paint, GNX package w/ factory S/W
gauges, correct fender vents + flares, 16" alloys w/ hi-speed radials,
ladder bar rear suspension w/ posi-traction, believed to be the only ASC
factory sunroof car.
800 Horsepower 1964 Dodge by Mike Renteria
BangShift.com presents Mike "Dad" Renteria's 1964 Dodge Sleeper. Featuring
500 ci of Big Block Mopar, Dad's car is show car ready, and promises 9
second ET's at the track. See the full feature including photos at
BATMOBILE?! 1972 Buick Riviera 455 / 7.5L - startup, V8 sound, overview
Jamboolio records a highly customized 1972 Buick Riviera 2-Door Coupe with
the 7.5-liter 455 cid Big Block V8 engine.
This American muscle car classic has been modified with a two tone color
combination; orange and black, and also with huge chrome wheels.
Here's an overview of this gorgeous, almost Batmobile-like classic with a
very clean exterior, look into the engine bay, engine startup with loud Exhaust sound, and a few driving scenes,
Location: Helsinki Cruising Night 6/2014,
Helsinki, Finland 2014
- Insanely LOUD 760HP Chevrolet Camaro SS 9.0L / 555 cid V8!!
- 1966 Shelby Mustang GT350
- Incredible V8 Sound and Acceleration! http://youtu.be/9rohFjvANYc
- 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T 440 Magnum - amazing V8 and Exhaust sound! http://youtu.be/uP7yw40HF5o
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1987 Grand National FOR SALE flemings ultimate garage
Freshly built & modified 3.8 liter turbo
V-6 @ approx. 400hp, freshly built overdrive automatic, mirror finish black
paint, new grey/black GN bucket seat interior, power
windows-locks-cruise-tilt control, air conditioning, factory audio, pillar
mounted gauges, programmable electronic Boost controller, upgraded injectors, Hooker
dual Exhaust system, upgraded turbonetics turbo, HD Intercooler, billet serpentine belt
system, 3" thick folder of receipts, spectacular last year Grand National!
1983 Buick GNX-R Pro Street Tony Flemings Ultimate Garage reviews horsepower ripoff complaints video
2 year $70K build by a body shop owner, mirror finish black paint top &
bottom, black bucket seats w/ rear single theater seat, Pro built Buick 455
big block V-8 @ estimated 550hp, runs cool all day, custom built ram air
system, turbo 400 automatic, Ford 9
narrowed rear w/ posi-traction, 4 link coil over rear suspension, custom
built GN 15X15 wheels with M/T Sportsman tires, Wilwood 4 wheel disc brakes
w/ relocated master cylinder, ceramic coated Exhaust, 2002 Hot Rod Magazine power tour winner
- the most sinister black car weve ever owned!
1200 HP Grand National burnout, Cars Fishtailing & Accelerating
DtRockstar1 records a series of cars accelerating away very loudly. You'll
see a 1,200 horsepower Buick Grand
National doing a burnout, two Cadillac CTS-V cars, Corvettes, and a Porsche
accelerating and fishtailing.
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1987 Buick GNX Top Gear Test Track
The 1987 Buick Grand National-GNX in the hands of the Stig
276 hp (206 kW) and 360 lb·ft (488 N·m) of torque.
1/4 mile time of 13.5 seconds at 102 mph (164 km/h) and a 0-60 mph (97
km/h) time of 4.7 seconds
Buick - History Documentary (1995)
This video is a wonderfully-done documentary, written and produced by
Michael Rose, on the history of Buick as presented in 1995 from the History
Channel's archive. Here is Michael's description of the video verbatim:
"No one would have believed that the tinkering of a plumber would turn into
the foundation of the world's largest corporation. But it did. David Dunbar
Buick invented a process to adhere porcelain to tubs and other bathroom
fixtures. But the Scottish immigrant dreamed of making a mark out of the
bathroom, and set to work building a car. By 1900, he enlisted the aid of
another inventor, Walter Marr, and they built their first vehicle. Their
invention attracted the attention of one of Michigan's wealthiest men,
William Crapo Durant, the president of the world's largest buggy-building
business. As soon as he drove one of Buick's early creations, Durant
realized that the days of the horse and buggy were over. He teamed up with
Buick, and the two went on to make history. By the thirties, Buicks were
regarded as some of the finest cars ever made. From the first Buicks
through the birth of General Motors and into history, this is the
compelling story of the partnership that eventually became the basis for
the largest company in the world."
1986 Buick GNX Prototype 1 of 1 at Buick Horsepower Nationals 2008
1986 Buick GNX Prototype - hey this is a 1986, not 1987....
Hemmings Muscle Machines May 1, 2008
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Shown at Buick horsepower Nationals Summer
1 of 1 Built, Electronic Climate Control, No Dash Plaque
Check out the rear cover compared to 87 GNX's
"Made of production parts, but it was Hand Built"
Hemmings Muscle Machines May 1, 2008
The Legend: Turbo Buicks
The Smoking Tire heads out to Fontana, CA for a drag strip meetup with the
guys from turboBuick.com and learns
about the one-time "fastest car in America," the Buick Grand National.