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OK i had the best 1970s car thread, what about the best car from the 1980s?

i liked the 1989 Mercedes 500SL, my brother in law had one in 1992 and it was great, i also like the 1984 BMW M635i.

There is of course the Bentley Brooklands.....

My favourite car of the 1980s was really 1991/1992 but it was developed in the 1980s so it counts. Its the Vauxhall Lotus Carlton
 

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mccombie_5 said:
OK i had the best 1970s car thread, what about the best car from the 1980s?

i liked the 1989 Mercedes 500SL, my brother in law had one in 1992 and it was great, i also like the 1984 BMW M635i.

There is of course the Bentley Brooklands.....

My favourite car of the 1980s was really 1991/1992 but it was developed in the 1980s so it counts. Its the Vauxhall Lotus Carlton
Oh snap ....ill be right back
thisll be a long one
 

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Oh snap ....ill be right back
thisll be a long one
I also have the Cadillac Allante, Fleetwood Brougham, and Coupe Deville.

LOL im composing the rest of mine.
 

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1987 GNX
1986 Corvette Vert
1989 ZR1 (well technicly was sold in 1990)
1988 Fiero GT
1984 Fiero Indy
1989 Trans Am Indy Pace car
1985.5 Mustang SVO
Delorean
1989 Reatta
1989 Allante
1989 Daytona Shebly
1988 GLHS
 

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1987 GNX
1986 Corvette Vert
1989 ZR1 (well technicly was sold in 1990)
1988 Fiero GT
1984 Fiero Indy
1989 Trans Am Indy Pace car
1985.5 Mustang SVO
Delorean
1989 Reatta
1989 Allante
1989 Daytona Shebly
1988 GLHS
NICE!

Allante and Reatta, are they the same platform?
 

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nope , diffrent platforms ....the reatta was 100% built in the US , hand built at the lansing craft center where they now put together the chevy SSR , and soon the g6 vert ...reatta was avaible as a convertible in 1990

I forget where final assembly of the allante occured , the body was done in italy and shipped back to the US for assembly somewhere
 

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nope , diffrent platforms ....the reatta was 100% built in the US , hand built at the lansing craft center where they now put together the chevy SSR , and soon the g6 vert ...reatta was avaible as a convertible in 1990

I forget where final assembly of the allante occured , the body was done in italy and shipped back to the US for assembly somewhere
Ah, they just look about the same size and wheelbase
 

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dimentionally there very similar ....i think reatta was more based off a short fwd lesabre chassis ....allante came from a reworked eldorado chassis
Oh i get it, theyre both nice looking cars. I really like the Allante, if i was going to get one it would be a 93 N* car.

I also like that 199X Buick Riviera going slightly off topic.
 

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yes! Fiero GT for sure, and GNX, allante, GMC Cyclone(bad ass trucks) 89 eldorado...iam sure theres more....yes...Shelby Daytona turbo, i almost got one for my first car, red with leather, T-tops and 5 speed.
 

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syclone didnt make it till 91 ....ever see the marlboro syclone ? it had T Tops

that 84 fiero i pass everyday for the past 3 years is still for sale .....i think im gonna stop by for a closer look next week
 

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oh...oh well it was an 80 style S10 hehe, and bad ass. I heard of guys making 400+hp in those. And with the AWD its like an EVO truck
 

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I didn't have to think more than 5 seconds, on this one!

The 1989 Cadillac Fleetwood Sixty Special






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THE Standard of the World ! (Which IMHO, was lost beginning in 1994).

By mistake I put this under SNOOP DOG.
I got so excited over Snoop dog I put the pictures there.
Please, no more talk about Snoop Dog. He X-cites me too much !! :D
 

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Sandy said:
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I didn't have to think more than 5 seconds, on this one!

The 1989 Cadillac Fleetwood Sixty Special



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THE Standard of the World ! (Which IMHO, was lost beginning in 1994).

By mistake I put this under SNOOP DOG.
I got so excited over Snoop dog I put the pictures there.
Please, no more talk about Snopp Dog. He X-cites me too much !!

LOL i saw the pictures there. Did they make the Sixty in a Coupe body??
 

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No they did not. They did however, make the Fleetwood Coupe WITH what had previously been the d' Elegance interior package as Standard Equipment.
 

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No they did not. They did however, make the Fleetwood Coupe WITH what had previously been the d' Elegance interior package as Standard Equipment.
Fully loaded? Cool, so that was the SDV/CDV body right? I prefer the Coupe of that era over the Sedan and i know why too. Its the styling, because the SDV was long, and the trunk is also long, the styling made it look as if the car was dragging all of that bodywork, as opposed to something like a Jaguar that has haunches to make it look as if the car is pushing the weight from behind, this, IMO, had less effect on the Coupe,
 
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