Browsing the "1980s" Category

1986: Project 892 Z-Car

September 12th, 2016 | by BajaBusta

The resemblance of this Nissan development code number to the nomenclature of a certain highly regarded Porsche modes was probably


1989: SWB T-bird. A Mustang Mule

August 29th, 2016 | by BajaBusta

As attractive as this short-wheelbase Thunderbird SC is, it unfortunately wasn’t a hot new variant of the T-bird.  Insiders confirmed


1985: Merc’s 1987 Skin Job

August 29th, 2016 | by BajaBusta

Even though there was an all new Cougar/Thunderbird in the wings, sources deep within Ford verified the, then current personal


1980: Krysler Kandy

August 22nd, 2016 | by BajaBusta

Chrysler’s 1981 front wheel drive compacts, known as the K-cars were supposed to be better at fuel economy than GM’s


1989: A new face of E36

June 27th, 2016 | by BajaBusta

With the applause for its superb new  E32- and E34-sedans barely subsided, BMW was working to replace the models most


1989: SL2 Snagged

June 27th, 2016 | by BajaBusta

Near the end of 1989, GM and Saturn division sources confirmed the car shown here was the mildly disguised subcompact


1989: The Essence of Future Buicks

June 13th, 2016 | by BajaBusta

Pontiac demonstrated at full volume that show cars could indeed come to life.  Pontiac’s production version of the Trans Sport



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