Turbocharged Project: 1983 Buick Regal T-Type

If you went to your local Buick dealer in the 1980s to check out their mid-size cars (like the Regal), they gave you several performance-related choices. They included the T-Type, Turbo T, and the grandaddy of the bunch, the… more»

Canadian Find! 1986 Buick Grand National

The Buick Grand National was created in 1982 to celebrate the company’s then-recent success in auto racing, particularly NASCAR. Until 1986, Grand National identity would be a part of the nomenclature in the Winston Cup Series. Mostly, these would… more»

High-End Driver: 1986 Buick Grand National

The muscle car sector had long been the preserve of firebreathing V8 until Buick rewrote the rule book with its Grand National. Part of the company’s Regal range, this new model tapped into the world of forced induction to… more»

Stolen, But Recovered: 1987 Buick Regal GNX

When Buick phased out its rear-wheel-drive Regals in the 1980s, that exit included the Grand National performance models. To go out in style in 1987, Buick produced 547 legendary copies of the GNX (Grand National Experimental) which included upgrades… more»

Turbocharged V6! 1978 Buick Regal

First introduced in 1973, the Regal would be Buick’s premium mid-size automobile. Like the rest of GM’s intermediates, it was downsized in 1978 to more manageable outside proportions with passenger space remaining about the same. This 1978 edition has… more»

1 of 215: 1982 Buick Grand National

The Grand National debuted in early 1982 as Buick wanted to capitalize on their recent championships in the NASCAR Grand National Cup Series. They would be available on and off until Buick discontinued their mid-size rear-wheel-drive cars after 1987…. more»

12k Mile Survivor: 1986 Buick T-Type Turbo

In the 1980s, Buick offered several performance variants of its mid-size Regal coupe. Specific to 1986, the Grand National overshadowed the T-Type by nearly 3 to 1 in production (5,512 copies vs. 1,921). These cars had turbocharged V6 engines… more»

1987 Buick GNX With 3,977 Original Miles

Certain classic cars will ignite debate as some readers question why they enjoy enormous popularity. Experience demonstrates that the 1987 Buick GNX is one such car, with the discussion often raging about why they command six-figure values. There is… more»

Turbo and T-Tops: 1986 Buick Regal T-Type

When it came to turbocharged muscle cars of the 1980s, Buick had the market covered in spade with no less than four offerings. The most well-known today was the Regal-based Grand National (1982-87), but there was also the Turbo… more»

1977 Buick Regal Landau With 23k Original Miles

It is common for estate sales to produce some stunning classics that have spent years hidden away, and that was the case with this 1977 Buick Regal Landau. Its original owner passed away, and the seller purchased it from… more»

Solid Project: 1986 Buick Regal T-Type

Turbocharging is a technology that has gone in and out of style several times over the past forty years, with Buick as one of its stalwarts during the 1980s. The focus on forced induction saw the company produce iconic… more»

LS-Swapped: 1987 Buick Regal Grand National

It is what it is.  That’s one of the first things the seller of this 1987 Buick Regal Grand National here on eBay says about the transformation that was made at some point in the car’s engine compartment.  Hearing… more»

1987 Buick Regal GNX With 2,248 Original Miles!

Ah, the 1980s. The decade that gave us big hair, bigger shoulder pads, the emergence of the personal computer, and the first signs that the automotive industry had begun digging its way out of the misery that was The… more»

Grand National-Inspired: 1987 Buick Regal WE4

General Motors’ mid-size cars were due for an overhaul in 1988 and would shift from rear to front-wheel drive. That meant the 1987 Buick Regal and its variants would be the last of the RWD line, including the all-muscle… more»

Time Capsule: 1987 Buick Grand National

The second generation of the Buick Regal ran from 1978-87, but the company found the most success with the restyled models from 1981 to 1987 (the last of the rear-wheel cars). Backed by Buick’s involvement in NASCAR, the Grand… more»

Storage Unit Find: 1975 Buick Regal

Buick introduced the Regal in 1973, a personal luxury version of the mid-size Century. The 2-door coupe would continue through 1997, after which it was only available as a sedan (changing markets). This one-owner 1975 edition from GM’s Colonnade… more»