This is the 1966 Cadillac Fleetwood Eldorado convertible. [Ed.: as if there is a difference from a Coupe de Ville] I had a chance at buying one [ed.: a ’65 or ’66 de Ville convertible] in high school. Dad said no, even at just $275. The convoluted start up process scared him. (It was a piece of crap, after all.) The 429 V8 under my right foot terrified him. The 10 mpg scared his wallet, in case I ever got stranded.
But, oh, would I be the king of the high school parking lot. Way more so than in my VW 411.
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We’re not sure if this car was originally red or blue, or both. Otter had an 024 that was a frankenmesh; maybe this is the same. Dave (no, the other one) had one when they were new.
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Speaking of things that haven’t aged well: the 1976 Pontiac Sunbird. This is what you get when you turn a Vega into a “Monza” and then pretend to create an entirely new car for Pontiac. What do we have?
- a “formal” roofline instead of a hatch. Now there’s two body styles, like with a Mustang II. Woo hoo.
- Stick some vinyl on the roof. Now it’s like a Mustang II Ghia, and also a small Grand Prix (a car Pontiac liked and so did America).
- Give it a faux Firebird front end. “Sporty” is dealerspeak for “shitbox with a nosejob.”
- A V-6. It sounds sporty on the order sheet. at least
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It’s for sale, so we’ll have nothing to say about this particular car. We know that OG Fred is a big fan of the 6-series coupes. We’ve been sorta fans since about 1978 (but we’d rather have an XJ-S)
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More images of a particular Porsche 928 S4
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