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The Very Last Pontiac Fiero Ever Made Is At Auction

The Pontiac Fiero was a wedge-shaped, mid-engine, economy, sporty car. It was introduced in the early 1980s to much fanfare. Then the cars started catching fire. Pontiac addressed the fire concerns, but the public had a long memory of the episodes. So, Pontiac kept improving the car to overcome the old bad press and make the Fiero more …
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Worst Car Wednesday: Chevy Citation-This Success Became A Mess

What started out as the American car revenge on Japanese economical, front-wheel-drive, four-cylinder sedans quickly turned into a mess. GM, Ford, and Chrysler had never attempted to do this type of car. A car with maximum space, small size, and a high degree of quality. We guess it could only do two as the quality …
A small, white, hatchback profile-view of the Yugo.
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Yugo or Pontiac Aztek, It’s All a Matter of Preference

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Just because somebody finds something that catches their eye does not mean that the next person will find the same object as transfixing. Macaroni and Cheese is not loved by everybody. The same can be said for the Yugo and the Pontiac Aztek. The two vehicles were …
2006 Toyota Camry on a shady street is a great example of a good used car under $5,000
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Best Used Cars Under $5,000 According to Kelley Blue Book

A daily driver doesn’t have to break the bank. Though buying a brand new car is exciting, it’s not always the most practical choice. If you want good car that can get from A to B safely and reliably but that isn’t too expensive, you might find yourself looking at used car options. For under …
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Rusty Monday: Buried Past the Axles

What is even more amazing than the oxidation of metal is the swallowing by Mother Nature. It’s both oxidation and consummation. You know, when you see some wasted hulk buried past the axles. That’s Rusty Monday! They’re so far gone you marvel at the idea that this car has been sitting here so long the …
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10 All-Time Most Hated American Cars

All of these lists are subjective, but we’re sure you’ll agree with most of these “Most Hated” selections. If there is a common thread among these selections it is that most are from the era when “downsizing” was thought to be the answer. But the Detroit 3’s idea of downsizing meant cheap, crappy, and ugly. …
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Forgotten GM Cars You Should Buy

When it comes to buying cars on the used car market we typically think of small sedans like the Nissan Sentra or even maybe classic cars like an older Cadillac. Either way, we are typically looking for a specific car, or a handful of cars as options and aren’t thinking about straying from those ideas. …
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The Aztek Is The Worst Pontiac You Should Never Buy

Since the end of production, Pontiac cars have become less and less common on the roads, and many drivers are grateful for that. In their time, Pontiac did develop and mass-produce many fun and well-loved cars, like the Firebird. It might be easy to hate on their most dangerous car, the Fiero, but at least …
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Massive Hoard Of Pontiac Fiero Cars And Parts For FREE: Come And Get ‘Em

Remember that enormous flood in central Michigan last week? The flood ripped through several towns laying waste to everything in its path. In the middle of this mess was a shop and museum called Fieros Forever. Owner Tim Evans lost almost everything in the floods. What was able to be recovered is now available. For …
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Brand New Pontiac Solstice Coupe For Sale: Have You Ever Seen One?

As soon as the Pontiac brand was killed you knew the Solstice coupe would someday be highly collectible. That’s because Pontiac had just started producing them. When Pontiac’s run was over only 1,200 Solstice coupes had been made. Have you ever seen one in the wild? It seems like few of them became transportation. Instead, …

Can You Daily Drive A Pontiac Solstice

The Pontiac Solstice is an underrated cool and fun two-door sports car that seems to be forgotten by time. They are uncommon enough to make them interesting, but can you make one a daily drive? The Solstice is comfortable The Pontiac Solstice is overall a comfortable car. It wasn’t designed to be luxurious or fast, …
1964 Pontiac Banshee concept | Napoli
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This 1964 Pontiac Can Be Yours For Only $750,000

Does this 1964 Pontiac look familiar to you. It shouldn’t. Pontiac made only two of these 1964 Banshee XP-333 concepts. That’s right, two. This one and a white convertible. Now, a Kia dealer in Connecticut is selling the one-only coupe for $750,000. And that price is discounted according to the ad, which says the market …
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Eight of the Ugliest Car Ever Made

For better or for worse, automakers take plenty of risks when it comes to exterior design. Sometimes the funky styling pays off, and other times it just doesn’t. We’ve gathered a few of the ugliest cars ever made over the last 50 years, most of which are no longer in production. The Pontiac Aztek The …
Silver 2009 Pontiac Solstice Coupe

Canceling The Pontiac Solstice Was A Mistake

In 2002, Pontiac brought the Solstice to the Detroit Auto Show. Then they sat back and watched the crowds to see if there would be any interest in their little roadster. Luckily for Pontiac, they struck a chord with showgoers. There was so much interest generated in the Solstice that Pontiac decided to produce it as quickly as …
Yellow Pontiac Solstice on display

Throwback: Pontiac Solstice

One might recall that in the early 1980s, Pontiac introduced the Fiero. It was a mid-engine, four-cylinder, small, two-seater car. When the Pontiac stopped producing the Fiero, there was a gap in its lineup. The customers of the niche started to look elsewhere. It was 2002 before Pontiac would try to fill that two-seater gap …
2019 Mazda Miata small car

Mazda Miata versus Pontiac Solstice

By 2006 the Mazda MX-5 Miata had become the benchmark for affordable roadsters in the United States. It had been on the market for over twenty years, with competitors disappearing in its wake. Then, the Pontiac Solstice appeared on the scene. Shoppers suddenly were forced to consider Miata versus Solstice before making a choice.  Miata Debut The …
Red 1983 Pontiac Fiero

Throwback: Pontiac Fiero

In the early 1980s, Pontiac had lost its way a bit. It was dealing with new smog regulations and realizing that the buying public was leaning toward smaller and more fuel-efficient vehicles. In contrast, Pontiac was used to making larger vehicles and pushing the message that V8 power is the king. So, Pontiac would set out to …

Is it Worth it to Buy a Pontiac Vibe?

What has bland looks, a reliable Toyota engine, and goes 0-60 in 10 seconds? No, we’re not talking about a Prius, or any other Toyota, for that matter. We’re talking about the Pontiac Vibe! Yes, the Toyota Matrix in American clothing. It’s long gone, but with currently affordable used-car pricing, is it worth it to …
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Top 10 SUVs Everybody Hates-Nobody Wants

The SUV is dominating not only America but all over the globe. It is such a huge segment now that most US vehicle manufacturers have dumped their car lines to make more SUVs and pickups. Nobody saw that coming except the beancounters. They saw the rise and decided it was more profitable to make SUVs …
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What Happened To the Knight Rider Cars?

The Knight Industries Two Thousand car, more commonly known as KITT, was the automotive star in the television series Knight Rider from the early 1980s. As is common with television productions, multiple cars were used for the series. So, over 20 cars were eventually acquired and modified appropriately for their role either as the hero …