A diesel powered GMC Caballero is a stupefyingly eccentric vehicle…but captivating in a way that is difficult to describe. However, the photos in this next advertisement — and I hate to be the guy that criticizes the artistic integrity of a random stranger’s cell-phone photos for a car advert, but I am today — are just as equally baffling. Ignore the fact that the photos were taken at a Jiffy Lube, we don’t need to talk about that, but there is not a single photo of the entire subject vehicle and the best shot is in portrait mode of 2/3s of the Caballero. I guess I know what a Caballero (GMC’s version of the El Camino) looks like, but the lengths the photographer goes to avoid a single aesthetically pleasing shot of this oddball is downright staggering. Find this 1983 GMC Caballero Diesel offered for $12,000 in Wichita, KS via craigslist. Tip from Jeff.
Who doesn’t love a good El Caminoized monster, something built from another vehicle and covered in crazy graphics…wait…you are saying this is stock? GMC did what now? Okay, got it. The GMC Caballero was a badge engineered version of Chevrolet’s El Camino that different in little more than the nameplate. When Chevrolet released the Royal […]
Buick offered their Caballero 4dr hardtop wagon in very limited numbers in 1957 and 1958 as an upscale version of the Chevy Nomad and Pontiac Safari. While the chrome trim on the ’57-’58 Buicks make the cars look dramatically different, they were essentially the same body and interior with different grilles and taillights (such was […]