Apollo

350 V-8 Project: 1973 Buick Apollo

Spawned by the sales success of the Chevrolet Nova in the late ‘60s/early ‘70s, Chevy’s siblings must have clamored for one of their own – and got them. First, Pontiac got the Ventura (later Phoenix), then Oldsmobile got the… more»

Fast Finds

Original Condition: 1973 Buick Apollo

If you like short-lived models, I’d guess you’re familiar with the Buick Apollo. If you’re not familiar and like the Chevrolet Nova but prefer something a bit more obscure, I’d like to introduce you to this 1973 Buick Apollo…. more»

Ready For Lift-Off: 1973 Buick Apollo 455

Nova, Omega, Ventura and Apollo, talk about GM badge-engineering! And from a performance perspective, the Nova and the one year only Ventura based GTO have all of the cred. The others? Not so much so. Well, Nova and GTO,… more»

33k Mile Survivor: 1973 Buick Apollo

Buick officially claimed that the Apollo derived its name from the Greek god, but given the success of the Apollo space program, the company could have done worse than to make the most out of America’s recent technological triumphs…. more»

1-of-77: 1965 Apollo 5000 GT

It is said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and to me, this Apollo 5000 GT is a thing of absolute beauty. The gorgeous sweeping lines, originally penned by Ron Plescia, and then refined and reworked… more»

Golden Daily Driver: 1974 Buick Apollo

The internet has created quite a few famous vehicles. Remember when it started out with all kinds of myths and urban legends like the dead scuba diver in the tree after being scooped up out of a lake in… more»

Three Axles and a 454: Mystery Motor Home

It’s approaching noon here on the East Coast. That should mean at least a few of our readers have imbibed in some early snacks and beverages, which always helps to jostle the memory bank. Well, put down your glass… more»

The Thorndyke Special

When reader John B. placed a bid for this rare 1965 Apollo GT on eBay, he had no idea just how special it really was. He discovered that this car had quite an interesting past. Read the whole story… more»

Out Of This World: 1963 Apollo GT

Most people who didn’t live through the 1960s reading every car magazine they could find, likely have never heard of the Apollo GT. The Apollo was a hybrid created by Milt Brown, an engineer from California, with bodies built… more»