Gran Sport

Nailhead V8 Survivor: 1965 Buick Gran Sport Convertible

If you were looking to combine performance and creature comforts in a muscle car in the 1960s, the Buick Gran Sport was a good choice. Since Cadillac didn’t sell those kinds of automobiles, the Buick was the next best… more»

22k Mile 1992 Buick Regal Gran Sport Coupe

It is easy to dismiss cars from the 1990s as they don’t typically meet the classic mold. However, there are exceptions to every rule, as this 1992 Buick Regal Gran Sport Coupe demonstrates. It has seen thirty-two years of… more»

Award-Winning: 1968 Buick Skylark GS-350

When you were shopping for a mid-size muscle car in the late 1960s, and wanted it to be as luxurious as possible, the Buick Gran Sport was your ticket. It was the fanciest of GM’s muscle cars because Cadillac… more»

Collection Sale: Featuring 1967 Ford Fairlane 500XL

The seller has a half-dozen classic cars from 1957 to 1969 for sale. They cover most of the major brands and are in various states of completeness and condition. But much of the seller’s attention and effort is placed… more»

1968 Buick GS 400 Convertible Project Plus Parts Car

1968 was a coming-of-age year for the Buick Gran Sport, as the namesake finally became its own separate model instead of just an options package on the popular Skylark.  GS sales were fairly strong for the car’s first year… more»

Rare 455 V8 Project: 1970 Buick GS Stage 1

All General Motors divisions offered a mid-size muscle car in the 1960s and 1970s. That is except for Cadillac. At Buick, it was the Gran Sport (aka GS), based on the Skylark platform. Because the GS was a Buick,… more»

Stunning Museum Find: 1965 Buick Riviera Gran Sport

Beauty is a subjective matter. This is especially true in the automotive world. A car that leaves one person feeling weak at the knees may stir no emotions in another. I will bravely state that I believe the First… more»

3 Rows Plus Skylights! 1968 Buick Sport Wagon

Buick introduced the Sport Wagon back in 1964, but it got a restyling for ’68 which included some new body sculpting and a revised single-piece front skylight, which eliminated that pillar between the glass so the passengers in the… more»

Rare Gran Sport Variant: 1968 Buick GS California

I’m guessing almost everyone who’s even a modest muscle car fan has at least heard of the Buick Gran Sport.  In a nutshell, it was sort of an attempt to rid the company of a mindset they thought had… more»

455 Four-Speed! 1973 Buick Century Gran Sport

A black-out grille and tail panel, subtle badges and “Gran Sport” lettering on the flanks mark the only visual cues that this Buick might be something special. The 1973 Buick Century Gran Sport in Birmingham, Alabama comes loaded for… more»

1 of 1,029: 1986 Buick Century Gran Sport

The Gran Sport moniker has appeared on a variety of performance cars marketed by Buick. While most often associated with the mid-size Skylarks and Regals, the GS materialized again as a low-production, one-year option on the 1986 Century. Only… more»

Fast With Class: 1970 Buick Gran Sport Stage 1

I guess lots of us had friends in High School who drove cars cooler than ours that we envied, and with my low level on the cool chain, I was even proud on the days when my mom let… more»

Plain Jane Brawn: 1970 Buick GS 455 Stage 1

Since Cadillac didn’t offer a muscle car in the 1960s/1970s, the job of offering one with both performance and luxury fell to Buick. And they did it admirably beginning in 1965 with the Gran Sport, shortened to GS in… more»

41k Mile Survivor: 1992 Buick Skylark GS

The Skylark nameplate was a staple in the Buick lineup from the 1950s to the 1990s. Its sixth and final generation debuted in 1992, continuing as a front-wheel-drive compact with interesting “new age” styling that was a departure from… more»

Houndstooth Seats! 1966 Buick Riviera GS

The Riviera was Buick’s entry into the personal luxury car market from 1963 to 1999 (with the odd exception of 1994). Unlike later GM E-platform cars the Olds Toronado and Cadillac Eldorado, it was a conventional rear-wheel-drive automobile until… more»

One Owner Gran Sport: 1969 Buick GS 350

From 1965-on, the Gran Sport name would come to mean high-performance cars at Buick. These autos would be the most lavishly equipped muscle cars under the General Motors umbrellas as Cadillac did not participate in that arena. This 1969… more»

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