Attempting to thwart the thieves who'd virtually declared war on Firebirds (and Camaros), GM installed a "pass key" deterrent system in all '89 models, following the lead of the GTA. Learn more about the 1989 Pontiac Firebird 20th Anniversary Trans Am in this article.
The 1990 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am ushered in a new decade with anticlimax. In what turned out to be a depressing year for sales, both safety and engines earned the greatest attention. Learn more about the details surrounding the 1990 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am.
By 1988, Pontiac Firebirds were proving less popular than Camaros, but they held a loyal following of buyers from different age groups, who relished its flashy styling and muscular performance. Learn more about the 1988 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am GTA in this article.
Shedding the vestiges of mannerly behavior, the Trans Am emerged for 1985 with a more assertive demeanor, wearing an expanded version of the aero component package offered for 1984. Learn more about the 1985 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am in this article.
Nothing terribly dramatic struck the Firebird lineup for 1986, yet sales took an impressive leap upward -- though this would be the final year in which production could be measured in six figures. Learn more about the 1986 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am in this article.
If four-speed manual shift helped Trans Am owners get the most out of their road machines, surely five would help even more. Read more about the 1983 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am and it's new 5-speed engine.
The Volkswagen Beetle is as much a social phenomenon as it is an automobile, having remained popular for decades. On this page you'll find links to articles about this little giant, from its pre-WWII origins to today's retro New Beetle models.
The 1987-1993 Cadillac Allante was built to compete with European cars in the luxury two-seater market. The Allante lasted up until 1993 before it was discontinued. Read on about the history of the Cadillac Allante.
The beloved 1970-1997 Volkswagen Beetle would be regulated out of existence in some countries and outsold in others by more modern, small cars. Read how the 1970s Beetle played an important role in emerging economies just like the original.
The 1998-2008 Volkswagen Beetle had a bumpy journey from concept to production. Volkswagen resisted the idea of a resurrected Bug then nearly stopped the project early-on. Learn how the New Beetle went from the drawing board to instant sensation.
Plymouth designers created a low but thick "armored car" appearance for their 1969-1973 line. These full-size models faced some interesting competition during this period-- a popular, new, and rather unwelcome internal rival, the Dodge Dart.
The 1988-1991 Buick Reatta was a carefully conceptualized car that managed to combined sport with luxury. The car was intended to launch in 1983 but engineering resource constraints delayed the launch by four years. Check out the 1988-1991 Buick Reatta.
The Chevrolet Lumina was a value-priced family sedan but it was outsold by its midsize competition. The Lumina was introduced in 1990 as a replacement for the heavily dated Chevrolet Celebrity. Learn more about the Chevrolet Lumina.
The Chevrolet Corsica introduced a new age for Chevy compacts by featuring smooth lines and Euro styling. The Corsica replaced the Citation as the leading high-volume compact car. It shared mechanics with the Beretta. Find pictures and information for the Corsica.