Turbo

Mom’s Car: One-Owner 1990 Toyota Supra Turbo

Toyota changed things up for the third-generation Supra (1986-1993), separating it from the now-front-wheel-drive Celica. The Supra, now its own separate model, retained its rear-drive configuration and gained even more power with an available turbocharged engine available beginning in… more»

Everyday Driver: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo

Maintaining a sense of humor can be vitally important, particularly when times are tough. The owner of this 1980 Trans Am Turbo lives by that philosophy because they describe this classic as just as slow now as when it… more»

35k Original Miles: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo

For the 1980 model year, Pontiac elected to drop its large-capacity V8s from the Trans Am range. That left buyers to choose between two pretty asthmatic motors that were unlikely to set pulses racing. However, the company decided to… more»

Like-New: 1989 Pontiac Turbo Trans Am

Do you ever wish you could go back in time and buy a car off the showroom that you didn’t. Well, sometimes people buy cars and store them so that you can do that very thing. The only problem… more»

Black Beauty: 1988 Lotus Esprit Turbo

When I was 14, most days I’d walk home from school. We lived just a little too close for bus service, which meant that it was just under two miles each way. But I always looked forward to the… more»

Nicest One Left? 1988 Subaru GL-10 Turbo Wagon

I could have left the question mark off of the title, this 1988 Subaru GL-10 Turbo wagon has to be the nicest one left. If there’s a nicer one, let us know. The seller has this jewel box listed… more»

Stunning Swede: 1988 Saab 900 SPG

Even though Saab hasn’t really been making new cars for a decade (they’ve been bought and resold several times, restructured, and are essentially electric cars made in China, search online for Saab NEVS), in the 1980s and 1990s Saab… more»

GN Turbo Powered! 1962 Buick LeSabre

Sporting stylized ventiports like Buicks of the past, this classic “runs and drives great” according to the seller. Most interestingly, this 1961 Buick LeSabre in Cumming, Georgia hides a big high-tech surprise under its weathered hood. A turbocharged late… more»

High-Tech Classic! 1963 Oldsmobile Jetfire

Though missing its original factory turbocharger, this 1963 Oldsmobile Jetfire in Mooresville, North Carolina (Race City USA!) comes to market in “Get in and drive” condition. A selective mechanical and cosmetic refurbishment followed the Oldsmobile’s 2017 rescue from an… more»

Turbo Luxury! 1985 Buick Riviera T-Type

Among ’80s Buicks, “T-Type” meant luxury combined with sportiness and usually (but not always) high-tech turbocharged power. Buick made just over 1000 Riviera T-Types in ’85, and this turbocharged 1985 Buick Riviera T-Type is one of them. The mostly-complete… more»

Star Of Arion: 1983 Mitsubishi Starion Turbo

The early-1980s was a great time for those of us who were looking for something different, especially from Japanese manufacturers. I mean, I love a K-Car but give me a 1983 Mitsubishi Starion Turbo any day. The seller has… more»

1986 Toyota 4×4 SR5 Turbo Xtracab Pickup

Having just about every option available at the time, this 1986 Toyota 4×4 SR5 Turbo Xtracab pickup is in one of the sweet spots of the collector market right now: 1980s and 90s pickups. It looks like a really… more»

France’s Answer to the 911: 1987 Renault Alpine GTA Turbo

If you’re a weirdo like me, then you go out of your way to seek out the most bizarre and unique cars you can find. Corvettes and Mustangs are boring; they’re everywhere. DeLoreans are cool, but they’re so mainstream…. more»

Rare Turbo: 1981 Fiat Spider 2000 Turbo

The 1981 Fiat Spider 2000 Turbo is the factory turbo sports car you have when the factory isn’t involved. The brainchild of Fiat USA, only around 700 examples were produced. They rarely appear on the market today, especially examples… more»

Forced Induction: 1981 Pontiac Turbo Trans Am

The 400 cubic inch Pontiac V8 was gone but the engineers at PMD were still trying to produce excitement. In the last two years of production for the second generation Trans Am, Pontiac offered a turbocharged V8 based on… more»

58K Mile 1986 Dodge 600 ES Turbo Convertible

It’s hard to believe that the convertible, at least for the US market, went away almost 45 years ago with the ’76 Eldorado. The car shown here, a 1986 Dodge 600 ES Turbo convertible, is a descendant of the… more»