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»

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»

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! 1970 Buick Skylark GS455

Torque; the ability to do useful work. If converting rubber into smoke seems useful, the 1970 Buick GS 455 should catch your attention with its 510 lb-ft of velvety tire-torturing torque. Originally developed to move Buick’s larger vehicles with… 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»

401/4-Speed: 1966 Buick Skylark Gran Sport

When an enthusiast is contemplating spending their hard-earned cash on a classic car, there are many factors to consider. Although price, condition, and desirability sit at the top of the list, potential buyers should never discount a long-term ownership… more»

401 V8 Beauty! 1966 Buick Skylark GS

As Cadillac was not in the business of producing high-performance cars, the job of making the most well-adorned General Motors muscle cars fell to Buick. And the name Gran Sport (GS) took those honors beginning in 1965. That included… more»

The Rarest Shelby? 1970 Ford Falcon XY GS

For Australian performance car enthusiasts, it seemed that the closest they ever got to a homegrown classic with a link to the legendary Carroll Shelby was the 1978 Ford Falcon XC Cobra. While it wore the iconic white paintwork… more»

Dual 4 Barrel Carburetors! 1965 Buick Riviera GS

A few weeks ago I was in southern California, a place where you always find interesting cars that are used as everyday drivers. In spite of tight emission controls, many older cars, old enough to escape those regulations, can… more»

Fully Restored 455: 1971 Buick Gran Sport Stage 1

If you were looking for the most luxurious muscle car on the market in the 1960s/1970s and wanted to go GM, you turned to Buick as Cadillac had no such auto. From 1965-72, Buick offered the Gran Sport (or… more»

Stage 2 Clone: 1971 Buick Skylark GS

Buick used the Gran Sport (aka GS) moniker on several of its cars, but most often with the mid-size Skylark. Because Cadillac wasn’t into building performance cars, the Buick GS series were the most well-equipped GM sport models of… more»

455 Stage 1 Swap: 1970 Buick Skylark GS 350

If you wanted some muscle with your 1960/1970s Buick, you ordered the Gran Sport or GS. For the second generation of the Skylark (1968-72), the Skylark GS had become a series of its own. According to the seller, this… more»

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