Buick GN & GNX “Black Air” Documentary VIDEO

Greetings Cruisers! Most of us came of age during the 1960s and early 1970s Muscle Car Era. By the end of the ’60s, Detroit made muscle car versions of most of its cars. Some were just stripe and trim options, others were beasts. 1970 was arguably the pinnacle of the era and we quickly saw Detroit drop its muscle cars like hot potatoes!

Corvettes and Firebirds sold very well in the mid-to-late ’70s and early ’80s. In 1984 Chevy dished up the C4 Corvette that in 1985 was the “Fastest Car in America” according to Car and Driver (clocked at 150 mph!) and Corvette totally dominated the SCCA Showroom Stock Series, winning every race in 1985, 1986, and 1987. The series pitted sports cars against sports cars.

IROC Camaros and Trans-Am Firebirds looked cool but lacked any serious grunt. However, there was one very bright spot on the performance car scene and it came from, of all car companies, Buick! The performance engine design group, headed by Tom Wallace (who later became the fourth Corvette Chief Engineer in 2006) was experimenting with turbocharged all-aluminum V6 engines. Continue reading “Buick GN & GNX “Black Air” Documentary VIDEO”

Cruiser of the Month

Our January 2022 Cruiser of the Month was Sam Wolfe.
Sam owns a unique 1966 Austin Mini Pickup!

Our December 2021 Cruiser of the Month was Donald Meitz.

Donald owns a sano black 1972 Chevrolet Chevelle.

Our November 2021 Cruiser of the Month was Dennis DeNooy.

Dennis owns a beautiful “Jewel Blue” 1961 Corvette.

Lake Country Cruisers has monthly Car Shows on the 2nd Saturday of every month beginning in October and running through, and into the month of May at the American Legion, Post 25, on Rt. 27, in Lake Placid, Florida.

The American Legion’s “Mess Hall” is open for lunch, serving hamburgers, hot dogs, fries, and onion rings.

The Legion’s Bar is open and serves soft and hard drinks. And the Ladies Auxiliary is usually there selling cakes.

Check out our Coming Events Page HERE.

Yea, we get COOL cars!