If you don’t understand why you should own a GMC Typhoon…you are certainly not in the minority. But lemme splain…The GMC Typhoon was the SUV version of the GMC Syclone — both were turbocharged-V6 factory hot rod versions of a common compact truck platform with acceleration capabilities that would surprise anything on the street when new. Times have changed and the Typhoon won’t be much faster than the average all-wheel-drive V6 powered crossover you could buy, it they are oh-so-much cooler than anything you could buy new today. Find this 1992 GMC Typhoon offered for $16,900 CAD ($12,882 USD) via eBay, located in Belledune, New Brunswick, Canada.
You are a recently divorced industrial fastener salesman based out of some podunk central California farming town and you’ve got a few grand…well, more than a few grand to throw away on a muscle car. With a budget of fifteen large, you head to the SF Bay Area car shows and start to imagine burning […]
The Mercury Cyclone started life as a performance version of the compact Falcon based Mercury Comet, but by 1970 it was its own model built on the mid-sized Fairlane platform. It was a huge hunk of 2-door metal available with a giant 429 cubic inch V8 and today is surprisingly cheap for what you get. […]
Mercury’s Cyclone badge started life as a performance 2-door option on the original Comet, back when the Comet was a compact Falcon-based sedan. As the Comet grew in size, so did the Cyclone, and by 1968 the Cyclone was its own thing — based on the Ford Fairlane. In 1970, when the Torino name superseded […]
The Mercury Comet was a slightly up market version of Ford’s popular Falcon compact sedan and rode on a slightly longer wheelbase and had a nicer interior. In 1964 with the introduction of a new square styled version, Mercury introduced a performance option called the Cyclone. The Cyclone added a 4-bbl 289 cubic inch V8, […]