Buick is resurrecting the Grand National, GNX, and T-Type performance nameplates made popular in the 1980s, and the three models are likely to debut at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show,Edmunds’ Inside Line reported this week.

According to the Inside Line story, each new model will share General Motors’ rear-wheel-drive Alpha platform introduced for the 2013 Cadillac ATS. Edmunds expects the new Grand National and T-Type models to be powered by turbocharged V6 engines. The GNX is likely to feature GM’s new LT1 V8 which will debut in the new C7 Corvette next year.

GM officials have not publicly confirmed any of this.

Read more from Edmunds here.

But if true, this is pretty exciting stuff. That’s our professional analysis, anyway.

Author: Matt Griswold

After a 10-year newspaper journalism career, Matt Griswold spent another decade writing about the automotive aftermarket and motorsports. He was part of the original OnAllCylinders editorial team when it launched in 2012.