Turbo

Nicest One Left? 1986 Isuzu P’up Turbo Diesel

All I can say is, WOW! This truck may not appeal to everyone but to those of us who are wicked huge vintage Japanese vehicle fans, and also pickup fans, not to mention fans of box-checking-vehicles… WOW! Anyone looking… more»

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Turbo Hauler: 1988 Peugeot 505 Turbo S

Seeing a French car on the road anywhere in the US is a pretty rare thing these days, and it has been for probably two decades or more. When that French car is a wagon, not to mention being… more»

Big Personality: 1989 Suzuki Alto Works RS/X

We all know at least one person who is short in stature but huge in personality and bravado. I’m the exact opposite and I sometimes wonder if it would be more fun to go through life shorter but with… more»

Pocket Rocket: 1985 Innocenti De Tomaso Turbo

Today, when somebody mentions the word “hybrid” in connection to motor vehicles, the first vehicle that will pop into the heads of most people, is the Toyota Prius. Well, why not the Innocenti Turbo De Tomaso? Alright, technically this… more»

Storm Chaser: 1992 GMC Typhoon

We’ve seen quite a few different types of Typhoons here at Barn Finds, including a 1948 Armstrong Siddeley Typhoon and, my favorite, a 1964 Rambler Typhoon. But, we’re here to see this 1992 GMC Typhoon. This budget storm chaser… more»

Super Truck: 1991 GMC Syclone

Quick, name your top-ten favorite special edition pickups! We’ll wait. (insert elevator music here) Ok, the wait was worth it, most of you also have a 1991 GMC Syclone on your list, as I do. This nice example can… more»

Mark Cross Leather: 1985 Chrysler LeBaron Turbo

A 1980s car isn’t exactly what most people would consider a classic or maybe even worth looking at, but for those of us who had a 1980s car that we really liked, it’s worth it for us. This 1985… more»

AWD Turbo Unicorn: 1988 Mazda 323 GTX

Some cars are so rarely seen these days that they just naturally fall into the unicorn category – this 1988 Mazda 323 GTX is one of them. This rarely-seen AWD turbo hot-hatch can be found here on craigslist in… more»

Parked In 1991: 1981 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo

For its tenth birthday, this 1981 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo was parked on a concrete driveway, and that is where it sat until very recently. That has given it 28-years to develop a weathered look, but it appears that… more»

7,700 Mile Turbo! 1981 Pontiac Trans Am SE

The owner of this 1981 Pontiac Trans Am describes the car as being original and flawless, and with a mere 7,700 miles under its belt, that probably isn’t that surprising. Everywhere you look you are confronted with spotless presentation,… more»

Hyper Hatch: 1985 Plymouth Colt GTS Turbo

Pocket-rocket, hot-hatch, whatever a person calls this 1985 Plymouth Colt GTS Turbo, it’s one appealing car. Or, it is to me and a few million other fans of captive imports that are fun to drive. This turbo hatch can… more»

Rad Red Ride: 1985 Dodge Shelby Charger

Sometimes when iconic names are used on newer and smaller cars it causes some turmoil within the car community. Even though there is still a bit of grumbling every time a 1970s muscle car fanatic hears about a 1980s… more»

1 of 150: 1991 Audi 200 Quattro Turbo Avant

This 1991 Audi 200 Quattro Turbo Avant is more than just a boosted grocery-getter, it’s an uber-rare AWD manually-shifted all-weather machine of which reportedly 150 or fewer of them made it to the U.S. It can be found here… more»

Muscular Le Car: 1990 Renault 5 GT Turbo

Having gotten my first Renault just two short years ago, I have evolved into being a big fan of them, especially cars from this era. This 1990 Renault R5 GT Turbo can be found here on craigslist in beautiful… more»

1-of-1 Special Order: 1987 Buick Regal Turbo

I think that every one of us has seen a classic car advertised where the owner claims that it is unique, that it was a special build, or that it is 1-of-1, and digging deeper has placed some serious… more»

Goes Like Hell: 1986 Dodge Omni GLH Turbo

Update – This GLH has been relisted, now with a $3,500 BIN. You can find it here on eBay. Though virtually unheard-of in America today, practical front-wheel-drive hatchbacks appealed to many U.S. buyers during the 1980s. Some manufacturers offered… more»