1969 Chevy Chevelle VS 1987 Buick GNX

1969 Chevy Chevelle VS 1987 Buick GNX

This is one very entertaining comparison between two iconic American car models, 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle vs 1987 Buick GNX. Let’s start with the older one, 69 Chevelle has a nice red color, with a white stripe on the side and a white top, the ‘ss’ wheels. This version is actually a COPO Chevelle (1969 is the only year for COPO Chevelles), resulting with only 323 cars made, including the Yenko vehicles. This one has a L72 427 cu in solid lifter 4-barrel V8, producing 425 horsepower and a 460 ft-lb of torque and a 4-speed manual transmission. This Chevelle goes from 0 to 60 mph in 5.1 seconds, 1/4 mile in 13.3 seconds at 108 mph.


About the 1987 Buick GNX (Grand National Experimental), only 547 were built by McLaren Performance Technologies / ASC. This particular Buick is powered by 3.8 L turbocharged V6 engine that produces 276 horsepower with 360 lb-ft of torque, goes from 0 to 60 mph in 4.7 seconds and 1/4 mile in 13.3 seconds.

Video Source: Motor Trend Channel

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