“The Chevrolet Malibu Maxx is going to save GM from bankruptcy and disaster” — said nobody in 2007. But the Maxx was an interesting take on the 5-door hatchback-ish wagon that is reminiscent of the Olds Cutlass Aeroback or the Corolla Liftback — both of which came out decades earlier. However, the Malibu Maxx SS added a 3.9 liter LZ9 pushrod V6 to the Malibu chassis for an earth shattering 240 horsepower and 240 ft-lbs of torque mated to a 4-speed slushbox. Do you suppose anyone at GM in 2007 even thought that was a sporty or super sporty? Find this 2007 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx SS offered for $6,500 in Groton, CT via craigslist. Tip from Cory.
The Chevy Malibu was a forgettable midsized sedan from the 80s and not worth a second glance…unless someone has shoved a giant 454 cubic inch V8 under the hood, painted the bumpers, and do some massive burnout in the advertisement photos. Today’s feature has been transformed from Maliboring to Malibadass. Find this 1983 Chevrolet Malibu Wagon offered for $9,500 in Boston, MA via craigslist.
The other week we had a nice Hurst/Olds equipped with Lightning Rods that got me excited because those shifters are the big thumbed-nose to all the people at NHTSA who spend their days trying to figure out how to force people to drive hideous self driving airbag infused bubble pods. I am American, and if I want to barrel down the highway at 100 mph, eating a greasy burger in a styrofoam container, drinking cancer causing diet Coke, while mashing the loud pedal in a V8 powered wagon with a set of Lightning Rod shifters that would perforate a crash test dummy’s rectum in a roll-over quicker than you could say “European headlamps,” — then that is my God given right enshrined in the 9th Amendment to the Constitution of these United States of Murica. Freedom! Find this 1983 Chevrolet Malibu Wagon offered for $10,900 in Rosyln Heights, New York via craigslist. Tip from Rock On!
This next car comes as a tip from Jeff G who writes: I know the price is a bit high for DT, but this one is interesting. An early 80’s Malibu aint the first platform that comes to mind when thinking about what should be deserving of Grand National awesomeness, BUT he did do a pretty […]
The new for 1978 Malibu took the Chevelle’s place in the Chevy line up. The A-body Malibu went through similar downsizing and weight loss program that the Impala went through. It would not be a stretch to think of the square jawed Malibu as the American Volvo 240. Today’s Malibu is particularly noteworthy because it […]
The SS badge on the side of a Chevelle meant it had a powerful V8 and the ability to go toe-to-toe with any other huge domestic sedan from the same era…but they only built the SS wagon in 72/73, so if you want one without spending a bunch of cash, you’ll have to make your […]
In just a few flicks of Sidney Crosby’s curved stick, millions of Nashville Predator fans went from trying to figure out how many catfish they could shove into a set of adult diapers to doing the things they normally do. To help out our heartbroken friends in Nashville, I’ve picked the best car I could […]
By Cory– Do you like your car’s styling cues to be made with a straight edge and protractor? Think of this 1980 Malibu as the American version of the Volvo 240 but with a proper 350ci V8 already in there! This particular GM A-body coupe will help make all your Street Outlaws dreams come true. […]
But when we’re driving in my Malibu, It?s easy to get right next to you. I say, “Baby, scoot over, please”, And then she’s right there next to me. I need you here with me, Not way over in a bucket seat. I need you to be here with me, Not way over in a […]
The term sleeper gets tossed around automotive circles so much that the average car guy is going to assume that the ugly car is faster than the nice one. So, how do you build a sleeper when everybody expects the ratty cars to be fast? Easy — you build a car that looks like a […]