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#27738 of 29829 Re: White Chevy Citation [explorerx4]
Jan 27, 2013 (1:59 pm)
I came close to considering an '85 Citation X-11 before I ordered my Celebrity Eurosport, but I figured I'd take a hit on resale value (back when I traded every three years or so). Same car mechanically, even same wheelbase as my Celebrity was. Tom Jumper Chevy in Sandy Springs, GA had several to choose from, when other dealers had none. His lot of new Chevys was so big they drove you around it in a golf cart.
#27739 of 29829 Re: White Chevy Citation [toomanyfumes]
Jan 27, 2013 (2:44 pm)
Saw one a few weeks back. It was traveling the opposite direction and didn't look rusted through. It was the golden brown color that was popular for those. I have no idea what year it was other than a 4-door with sloped back.
#27740 of 29829 Re: White Chevy Citation [uplanderguy]
Jan 27, 2013 (3:12 pm)
Years back there was a huge Long Chevrolet in Elmhurst, west of Chicago. You'd spot it coming into O'Hare sometimes. One night, GMAC must have hired every tow truck within 20 miles and cleaned out the lot.
#27741 of 29829 Re: White Chevy Citation [imidazol97]
Jan 27, 2013 (3:20 pm)
I saw a yellow Citation 4 door a year or so ago, it looked mint. Funniest thing is that it had "Collector" plates. How times moves by.
#27742 of 29829 Re: White Chevy Citation [fintail]
Jan 27, 2013 (9:14 pm)
Years ago I got to ride in a very special Chevy Citation. The car was a GM test mule, and, the performance it had was simply awesome. After the ride, the test engineer popped the hood for me. I was looking at a turbocharged Buick 3.8 V6. Turns out the car had the prototype drivetrain destined for the Buick Grand National.
Jan 28, 2013 (11:21 am)
Out in the rain this morning: 87-88 Ciera driven by a 75 year old woman with her 100 year old mother as passenger, early 90s Ciera with back-up damage driven by a man who was probably that woman's father, and a driver quality 59 Cadillac flat top, white with a coral roof.
#27744 of 29829 Re: White Chevy Citation [oldbearcat]
Jan 28, 2013 (4:43 pm)
Front drive turbo v6? I hope you wore your seat belt.
#27745 of 29829 Re: White Chevy Citation [oldbearcat]
Jan 28, 2013 (7:15 pm)
Once they got the initial kinks out, I thought the Citation was a nicer car than competitive K cars or Tempo and Topaz. More comfortable ride.
#27746 of 29829 Lincoln LSC
Jan 28, 2013 (7:16 pm)
This evening at the gas station I saw a rather pristine 80's Mark VII LSC. It was a white coupe , yet it still looked rather classy to me.
#27747 of 29829 Re: White Chevy Citation [explorerx4]
Jan 28, 2013 (10:46 pm)
Sure did. The driver punched that beast in our plant parking lot, and, about threw me in the back seat. My son once owned a Citation X-11, and, it didn't have anywhere near the get up and go the test mule did.