Pshoar got the Lumina in the very first comment, guessing it as a GM10 coupe. Well done.
This one will be either very easy or very hard. I’m not sure which way it’s going to go…
1985-90 Caprice Classic Wagon – usually called Kingswood Estate (or Buick Estate Wagon, Olds Custom Cruiser) B Body Wagons were pretty much the same car!
Not sure why, buy it says “Olds” to me. Custom Cruiser was my first though.
Definite;y not a full-sizer, as that tail light is impossibly close to the rear glass.
GM FWD A-body wagon. But I don’t know if it’s a Chevy, Buick or Oldsmobile. My gut says Celebrity. All I know is that it’s not a Pontiac taillight …
think you’ve got it… I didn’t look too hard… would have said 1986-1996 Buick Century Estate Wagon or one of its ‘kin folk’
Yeah, this is an A Body wagon, Judging by the color, I think it’s one of the 94-96 Buick Centuries.
A-body wagon. But Philip Lane guessed first.
Definately a Celebrity wagon. They were all the same from 1984-1990 so no way to tell on the year. With that said, it is probably an earlier model given the color.
All the A-body wagons were the same except for the front nose cones, bumpers, and the taillights.
I wonder if that car had a red carpet under it…
Powell Motors Homer.
Oldsmobile Firenza Wagon
I say it’s a Pontiac 6000 station wagon
1988 or 1994 (88wagons usually had woodgrain,94’s usually didnt have wood)buick century wagon. I owned one in this color for about an hour. It had been sitting for about three years and was in decent shape.got the thing running with a fresh battery and fresh gas and started the trip home, about 15 minutes out it was making a whining noise fallowed by a odd knock every thirty seconds or so. I pulled off the highway and opened the hood to find the altenator smoking. I gave up and called the tow truck to cart the thing off to the junk yard and continued on my way abeit hitchchiking instead of in a comfy wagon. I must find a nice one of these somday soon.
Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera wagon
Well, seeing how I’m just now getting on here, after spending the day at church, playing with Toby (my dog) and tinkering on the Alero, I guess I’ll throw my $.02 in…
It’s definitely an A-wagon, prob a Century from early-mid 90’s, as the color looks a bit like Light Driftwood.
Oh, and it definitely came from Krieger’s dealership 🙂
“The red carpet car people!”
Amazing how that slight curve of the rear tailgate and cheap plast-chrome trim immediately give it away as GM A body I say Buick century wagon based on color.
Dick Teague nervously checked his fly and centered his tie as he heard the entourage of AMC executives march down the hallway toward his design studio.
He’d made many presentations over two decades but had never felt such a sense of unease. Yet Teague was quite proud of the clay mockups he was about to show. His stylists had performed a miracle. They had taken a body first introduced in 1963 and somehow turned it into a design trendsetting enough to carry AMC into the 1980s.
The proposed wagon really stood out. It had a crisp, European look. As much room as a Torino or Chevelle but a foot shorter and weighing hundreds of pounds less.
As he began his presentation Teague isolated the reason for his nervousness. It was Roy D. Chapin, Jr. AMC’s CEO was like an overactive kid. He kept on fiddling with his watch and looking around the room. While the other executives seemed impressed with the wagon’s unusual hatchback design, Chapin kept on glancing at a back wall.
Finally Chapin blurted out, “Ah, Dick, not to interrupt, but when you’re done could you explain the sketches over there?”
Teague was horrified. The renderings were an inside joke. “What do you get when you cross a Marlin and an AMX 3? A Matador Coupe!” It was pure silliness. Yet Chapin was clearly intrigued.
Sweating heavily, Teague searched for a reassuring thought. Maybe Chapin would forget (he often did). Or maybe the other executives could talk him down.
“Bad news, Dick,” Teague was told a few weeks later by Vice President Gerald C. Meyers. “Chapin really wants a NASCAR winner — and he’s willing to give up redesigning the sedan and wagon to get it.”
When Teague went home that night he was ready to quit. Maybe VW needed an American designer. Or maybe DeLorean would take over AMC.
That rounded off rear window looks very odd with the square opening,almost like a home grown conversion
Yep, Old Cutlass Ciera Wagon, from Kreiger Ford in Columbus Ohio……
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