The Buick Grand National Is the Ultimate 1980s Muscle Car

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The Buick Grand National is the ultimate 1980s muscle car. Today I'm reviewing the Grand National to show you why the Buick Grand National is special -- and I'm driving the Grand National, and I'm taking you on a tour of the Grand National's quirks and features.
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  • Missed the spring loaded front grill, its the biggest quirk .

    Magellanic CosmosMagellanic Cosmosชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • >Performance car >Is slower than my Volvo stationwagon Nice

    Ayiana ShawAyiana Shawชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • 100% hood car now...I want one

    jmh4gggjmh4ggg14 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I get a kick out of watching him review older cars, he is so clueless. :)

    BuddhaAtheist29BuddhaAtheist2916 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Doug gets a Doug score of 2

    BillyBilly17 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Doug still has his foreskin.

    Robert DelehantyRobert Delehanty17 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I remember reading a review about this in one of the car magazines back in 1987. The reviewer said something like "the car to buy if you're Darth Vader."

    Brian ZimmermanBrian Zimmerman20 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • It's a really nice car but it is what is. Don't get the hype and people paying ridiculous amounts for something that's not really that hard to build or whatever.

    Chris WatersChris Waters23 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • This car stopped everyone in their tracks! I like how it only came in 3 colors. Black.. Black and Black!

    Lino AndradeLino Andrade23 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • 342 gears in the rear axel ratio differential

    erich84502ifyerich84502ifyวันที่ผ่านมา
  • Wow I can't believe you didn't even touch on the Buick Regal T-type the true predecessor. You really let me down.

    Zed ordaZed ordaวันที่ผ่านมา
  • That's not the air intake. It's the air scoop for the intercooler. You show very clearly the uncovered air filter. There is a cold air intake box you can get that vents air in from a replacement lower chin spoiler but this car does not have it.

    Brian JacobsonBrian Jacobsonวันที่ผ่านมา
  • Funny Doug you sound like Jay Leno

    kevin oliveirakevin oliveiraวันที่ผ่านมา
  • I remember when cars and vans had slots for change. My mothers 1988 Dodge Caravan had one only you would push down on the slot to insert or remove change. This is a very cool car.

    PearlJammer07PearlJammer07วันที่ผ่านมา
  • These had an option for a digital dash

    Preston HarrisPreston Harrisวันที่ผ่านมา
  • Doug's the type of guy that misses the dope white El Camino to his left at the light.

    Brian BertrandBrian Bertrandวันที่ผ่านมา
  • That's called a spid label and it's not always in the trunk. Doug is the type of guy that is GM illiterate.

    Brian BertrandBrian Bertrandวันที่ผ่านมา
  • My youngest brother had one of these and he put the Canadian chip in it. He would have 3 friends inside and he would have it pegged on the speedo. The only thing that could pass him was the latest Z28 with a V8.

    Bob HullBob Hull2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • There are no muscle cars in the 80s, let alone American. No 6 cylinders are "muscle" surely. Get it together, buddy. Start reviewing some real muscle cars and get off the bandwagon budget cars.

    Captain FALKENCaptain FALKEN2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • 12:09 - driver's toolbox for a 10mm wrench for battery clamp, spare bulbs, spark plugs, feeler gauge, pressure gauge, rugs etc.

    Obywatel CaneObywatel Cane3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I love them boxy cars of the '70s and 80's. The car was really a car, not a computer on wheels.

    Obywatel CaneObywatel Cane3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • How does this guy review cars and doesn’t know who Fisher body is/was Cmon dude.

    Jargo BordineJargo Bordine3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I can only imagine an old beefy guy with a mustache and sports coat driving this car... per 80s action movies.

    GhostShockGhostShock3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Dog doesn't know anything about engines. So annoying

    Nicholas DiRenzoNicholas DiRenzo5 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • Calling him a dog is pretty rude.

      MonadMonad4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • It's a tuner car, not a muscle car

    Andy MitchellAndy Mitchell5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • hideous usa 80s styling lol

    Stephen ParrStephen Parr5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I came for Doug but stayed for the crotch cooler

    Dopey TripodDopey Tripod5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Wow! they only had to change their oil every 7,500 miles... full synthetic only 6,000 miles now, regular 3,000 miles..... good ol days

    Rsap GreenRsap Green5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Anyone see the el camino at 22:05

    Benjamin van der BijlBenjamin van der Bijl6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Regan passed a law that limited speedometers to 85 to try and keep kids from speeding they thought if you didn’t know how fast you were going they wouldn’t try so all spedos in cars back then went to 85 in every car and a funny fact when the filmed back to the future they had to build a custom Speedo face to go to 95 so you could see they were going 88 however in the actual movie car the speedo only went to 85 and you can see it in some shots

    The BatmanThe Batman6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • My dream car besides the 65 gto

    Bo JordanBo Jordan7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • a bbbbbbbbbbuick

    Charles BogertCharles Bogert7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • ample head room

    An McCLOAn McCLO7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • one rear ash tray and its on the burnable cloth seat

    An McCLOAn McCLO7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • happiest vent I, have seen yet. still waiting for the current feeling hint hint General Motors

    An McCLOAn McCLO7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • you look safe sitting inside this Grand National maybe this is why everything is kept GM modest were say

    An McCLOAn McCLO7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • tail pipe makes trunk look larger

    An McCLOAn McCLO7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I don't have a problem with the 80-MPH speedometer. If you are doing 90, I can attest that you should be watching the road, brother....

    Ron RobertsRon Roberts7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • You can tell Dougs a young buck. Because alot of 70s on back had body by Fisher on the door thresholds. Lol!

    Michael CuffMichael Cuff7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • You do a good job. I was looking at purchasing a collector car from this era. Iroc or Grand National, Mercedes 560, etc.... What would you recommend?

    HabsGeorgeHabsGeorge8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Oh man, I remember those joy sticks on our olds

    openscholaropenscholar8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Smh...Doug looks so damn goofy reviewing 80's performance icons like the Grand National.

    Man O WarMan O War8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • GTA 4 car

    Jacob StacyJacob Stacy8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • doug didn't do a lot of homework on this one. Speedo for instance...wasn't that a federal mandate to max at 85?

    Jim FisherJim Fisher9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Dude.. You are a moron snd have no buisness reviewing cars.

    Bryan GoganBryan Gogan9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Fisher body was the gm plant in Columbus OH. They made those parts and my dad worked there for 33 years. Eventually it was Fisher guide then a bunch of other names but originally a gm plant.

    JasonJason9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Graduated high school in 1987, lived in the Bronx, and this was my dream car! Ended up with my dad’s ‘77 Chevy Impala instead😂

    Vic NeighborsVic Neighbors9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Looks cool but what's it like to drive a car named after a horse race?

    Jon DayJon Day9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • All buicks were the same in that era. Once again doug raved about the acceleration any yet rated it a low score. Classic dougy

    Tommy SandsTommy Sands10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I’m hustling rn for this car Houseboat on Sausalito / Waldo point This car to drive me to SF for work Sex with Rashida Jones when she recognizes my greatness Universe hear me out lol

    vlog_criticvlog_critic10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I had a buddy that had one back then. It was a beast, and yes he smoked Vetts regularly. G.M definitely made the Buick guys lie about the numbers.

    MrRayMac1963MrRayMac196311 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Please review an 87-93 Mustang 5.0L

    Shawn OlsonShawn Olson11 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Beautiful car but didn't realize factory orange peel was that big of a problem back then

    Thomas ChristopherThomas Christopher12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Would it be good to invest in modern day logos, emblems, and manuals, and save them like 30 years and sell them then?

    JayZoopJayZoop12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • We in the office

    bobTom37bobTom3712 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Back in the day,,,,these cars were quick. They were very easy to tune,,,and adding a set of sticky tires made them great drag racing machines.Bone stock my buddies ran 13.10 back in 1987 with a set of tires and maybe a cold air intake. Flying for that time period!

    A.F.S.A.F.S.13 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Closest I've ever come to owning or even driving a Grand National is the one I downloaded for GTA-5.

    Mike HawkMike Hawk13 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Best car ever

    Charles BronsonCharles Bronson13 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I used to race GN's on the service drive while cruisin gratiot back in the day. I had a monte ss with a zz3 crate engine dropped in, TCI 700r4 and AC baby. I used to edge out GN's everytime. I built my car to beat mustangs. These late 80s early 90s GT's pissed me off. My Monte was cousins with the Grand National. Beautiful car.

    UploaderNineUploaderNine13 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • had an 86 monte ss i loved it still love it wish i still had it so so much

    WeaponeGWeaponeG13 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Definitely wanted one of these

    Nurse ElliottNurse Elliott13 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • brother in law bought one new, sister was pissed

    no peno pe13 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Looks like a grandma/border hopper car.

    Xavier RobertsXavier Roberts14 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • This car was perfectly suited for Burt Reynolds. It reminds me of a time when men were men and women actually admitted that they liked their men to be masculine.

    Cody LevinsonCody Levinson14 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • 2 for acceleration?! Come take a ride in mine Doug, you may reconsider. Thanks Kirban performance.

    AMKAMK14 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • 22:01 look a G Body Fam reunion

    Ren JRen J14 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • ford buckles in that era looked exactly like that except they had this star looking symbol

    Ren JRen J14 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I could have sworn Ive seen that log o on the floormats

    Ren JRen J14 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • regal/ grandnational its still all a shovel nose to me

    Ren JRen J14 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Didn't these have a T-top option? Growing up, my neighbor had one of these and I loved going outside to listen to it drive by.

    FriskyOCallahanFriskyOCallahan14 วันที่ผ่านมา
The Buick Grand National Is the Ultimate 1980s Muscle Car