Buick - 1985 Buick Grand National

Here's another great video from the History Channel's archive on the 1985 Buick Regal turbocharged Grand National. Per the History Channel's exact video description: "A high-horsepower, attention-grabbing celebration of speed, the 1985 Grand National represents Buick's return to muscle-car roots. Now, two teams of veteran mechanics try to extract everything they can from the Grand National's made-for-speed equipment (including turbo engines, fuel injectors, and racing transmissions) to transform the car into a big, mean racing machine The premise is simple: FULL THROTTLE selects two teams who are each given the same model of classic car in a similar state of disrepair. They're supplied with a garage, tools, and parts, and after 20 hours of repair time, they battle it out in an old-fashioned drag-race on a certified track. The winner keeps both cars. The loser keeps nothing. They're fast, they're flashy, they reignited America's love of muscle cars-and finally, the 1985 BUICK GRAND NATIONAL returns with a vengeance on the track."

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Buick Grand National Case Study Pt 1 -Staten Island Ep. 5
As promised, here is Part 1 of the 1984 Buick Grand National case study from my first trip to Staten Island, NY. Working on rare classic cars that were advanced for their time brings its own share of challenges and variables. Let's see if we can definitively figure out what's causing this street-legal hot rod to fall flat on its face once it warms up... Enjoy!





Buick Grand National Hot Air
The road to performance and restauration; From basket case to show winner. There is work left on the project but it is getting closer to the vision each and every year.





1987 Buick GNX Top Gear Test Track
http://youtu.be/PhKz1ZRVgJg 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




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