During the 1960s, the
Pontiac LeMans was
a sporty, rear-wheel-drive midsize car, the
GTO's cheaper sibling. Through the 1970s and into the middle 1980s, the
LeMans became a bit less youthful-looking but remained a traditional rear-wheel-drive Detroit machine with a V8 engine option. Then, starting in the 1988 model year, the LeMans name went onto a South Korean-built version of the misery-inducing, front-wheel-drive
Opel Kadett E. These were dark days for the
Pontiac marque; here's the proof, photographed at a San Francisco Bay Area self-service wrecking yard last month.
This one didn't quite make it to the 100,000-mile mark.
These cars were very, very cheap and sold reasonably well, but nearly all of the 1988-1993 LeManses are hatchbacks. I have seen a total of two Daewoo LeMans sedans during the last decade, and this is one of them.
Under the hood, 74 raging
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