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1995-98 Nissan 200SX SE-R

The 1995-1998 Nissan 200SX SE-R are fun to drive and economical to purchase and own. Find out more about this practical and affordable sedan and discover the auto's positives negatives production facts specifications engine type and more.

1983-1987 Pontiac 6000STE

The 1983-1987 Pontiac 6000STE was a "Euro-style" sports sedan created due to mid-80s yuppie demand. Examine the pros and cons of this collectible car see detailed production facts and specifications plus view photos.

1981-1983 Imperial

The 1981-1983 Imperial was a low-volume luxury Chrysler. Frank Sinatra sang "It's time for Imperial" in TV commercials and a (give-us-a-break) 1982-1983 "Sinatra Edition" Imperial included tapes of his songs. Get details on this collectible car.

1993-2000 Pontiac Firebird

The 1993-2000 Pontiac Firebird was similar to the Chevy Camaro with different styling and trim. Learn which production years saw new engines for the Firebirs plug get details about the body of this collectible car. Check out the article.

1990-2000 Lexus SC 300/400

The 1990-2000 Lexus SC 300 and 400 was developed to be on par with a Mercedes -- at about half the cost. Learn more about the economic -- but fast -- 1990-2000 Lexus SC 300 and 400 including the pluses minuses production facts and more.

1983-1987 Honda Prelude

The 1983-1987 Honda Prelude was bigger better and sportier than the first generation. A new suspension helped make the Prelude one of the best handling front-drivers available at the time. Get details and specifications for the Prelude and Si.

1988-1991 Honda Prelude

The 1988-1991 Honda Prelude was the first car to offer revolutionary four-wheel-steering. A 2.1-liter 140-horsepower engine was added in 1990; extra power was needed as the Prelude was gaining weight with each redesign. Get details on this dependable Honda classic.

1992-1995 Honda Prelude

The 1992-1995 Honda Prelude had agile handling and brisk acceleration. It looked different from the previous model but performed nearly the same. Get the specifications on this smooth-running Prelude with Honda VTEC engine.

1996-1999 Ford Taurus SHO

The 1996-1999 Ford Taurus SHO was popular among some Ford fans for low production and sharp handling. The SHO had firmer suspension with adjustable shock absorbers and more precise steering than the normal Taurus. Read more about this collectible car.

1992-1995 Ford Taurus SHO

The 1992-1995 Ford Taurus SHO was considered amenity-rich revvy roomy and secure. Automatic or 5-speed the SHO was one of America's best sport sedans. Explore the specifications and pros and cons of this collectible car.

1982 Plymouth Scamp

1982-1984 Dodge Rampage and Plymouth Scamp boasted rorty exhaust 14" wheels and deluxe interior. A longer wheelbase than the Charger gave a better ride and the styling was sweet. Learn more about the specs of these classic cars.

1988-1990 Dodge Lancer Shelby

The 1988-1990 Dodge Lancer Shelby was a low-volume offshoot of Dodge's late-'80s Lancer sedan. Not to be confused with the contemporary Shelby Lancer a still-sportier confection built by Shelby Automobiles not Chrysler in Michigan. Read more about this classic car.

1984-1990 Dodge Daytona Turbo Z & Shelby Z

The 1984-1990 Dodge Daytona Turbo Z & Shelby Z were the hottest of Dodge's late-'80s sports coupes. The Turbo Z was launched in 1984 followed by the Shelby Z in 1987-1988. Learn more about the specs and production of these classic cars.

1984-1987 Honda Civic CRX

The Honda Civic CRX was Motor Trend's 1984 Import of the Year and it's an affordable collectible today. The CRX established the long hood/stubby deck look that defined Civic coupes for a decade. Learn all about the 1984-1987 Civic CRX.

1982-1991 Bentley Mulsanne Turbo & Turbo R

The 1982-1991 Bentley Mulsanne Turbo & Turbo R offered thrilling yet civilized performance. It is the most collectible of the Spirit generation. Learn more about the Bentley Mulsanne Turbo at HowStuffWorks.

1998-1999 Bentley Azure

The 1998-1999 Bentley Azure offered huge performance and a huge price tag to go along with it. It had great mass and a huge 6.8-liter turbo V-8 that produced amazing acceleration. Learn about this classic car.

1998-2000 Bentley Continental

The 1998-2000 Bentley Continental featured handcrafted touches and enormous power -- all for around $300000. The Continental offered the handcrafted touches a buyer expected plus the thrill of acceleration. Learn about this classic car.

Chevrolet Malibu

The Chevrolet Malibu and Chevrolet Chevelle represent five decades of mainstay Chevys. These cars satisfied buyers who needed a basic midsize-car as well as those who wanted pure speed. Check out these Malibu and Chevelle profiles and pictures.

1985-1986 Chrysler Laser XT

The 1985-1986 Chrysler Laser XT featured turbo-powered acceleration and electronic innovations. The car unfortunately suffers from a loud exhaust system and technology that feels a bit dated. Learn about the high-tech 1985-1986 Chrysler Laser XT.

1983-1986 Chrysler LeBaron Mark Cross T&C Convertible

The 1983-1986 Chrysler LeBaron Mark Cross T&C Convertible was peppy and practical. Unfortunately the car suffered from bland styling and bodyside "wood" that left the car with a tacky appearance. Learn about 1983-1986 Chrysler LeBaron Mark Cross T&C Convertible.

1990 Aston Martin Virage

The 1990 Aston Martin Virage was the replacement for the DB/AM V-8 the first model offered after Aston's 1987 takeover by Ford U.S. It offered high performance and svelte styling. The car was very expensive but it was not mass produced. Learn about this classic car.

1981-1987 Audi Coupe/Coupe GT

The 1981-1987 Audi Coupe/Coupe GT was affordable and offered secure handling and decent performance. The Audi Coupe was roomy and pleasant however the driving experience leaves room for improvement. Learn more about this classic car.

1985-1991 Audi 5000CS Turbo Quattro/200 Quattro

The 1985-1991 Audi 5000CS Turbo Quattro/200 Quattro offered a brilliant combination of style and technology and featured top-line turbocharged trim with Quattro all-wheel drive. This is the most collectible of recent Audis. Learn more about this classic car.

1980-1991 Audi Quattro Couple

The 1980-1991 Audi Quattro Coupe was affordable and offered spirited performance. It was the first series-production car with full-time all-wheel-drive since the rare late-'60s Jensen FF. The series bowed in America in 1982. Learn more about this classic car.

Chevrolet Bel Air

The Chevrolet Bel Air was a bedrock of Chevrolet value in the 1950s and 1960s. Debuting in 1950 the Bel Air was pinnacle of Chevy's line for that year. It was also Chevy's first hardtop car. Learn about the Bel Air through these articles pictures and prices.