Turbo

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»

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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»

1984 Nissan 300ZX With Only 179 Miles!

It seems that there has been a recent spate of classic cars emerging from hiding with incredibly low mileage, and this 1984 Nissan 300ZX is no exception. We featured this one back in 2018, here, and it popped back… more»

1985 Chrysler LeBaron Town and Country Turbo

By the time that the eighth-generation Town and Country Chryslers rolled around, the world had changed dramatically since they first came onto the scene just before World War II. The cars had also changed dramatically as you can see… more»

38k-Mile Turbo: 1978 Buick LeSabre Sport Coupe

You’re looking at a rather oddball car here. It’s a 1978 Buick LeSabre Sport Coupe. No, it wasn’t fast, nor did they sell very many, but it did finally prove that a turbocharged 231-ci (3.8L) Buick V6 could work… more»

Turbocharged Greenwood: 1972 Corvette LS5

“Turbo Corvette” turns heads at most gear-head gatherings, yet that’s only the opening act with this 1972 Chevrolet Corvette in Fayetteville, Georgia. A late ’70s or early ’80s makeover and a functional turbocharger mark just the beginning for this… more»

Turbo or Not? 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo

When is a Trans Am Turbo not a Trans Am Turbo? When someone removes the turbocharged engine and slots a 350ci Chevrolet V8 in its place. That’s what the owner of this 1980 Trans Am has done, and I… more»