The '64-72 GM A-bodies get all the glory these days, but the earlier ones are actually much smaller, and had quite a few innovations that never survived. Much like today, there was a gas crunch, and manufacturers rushed to produce lightweight, thrifty cars with style. Take, for, instance the Olds Starfire with its all-aluminum turbo V-8, or the Pontiac Tempest with its rope driveshaft, rear transaxle, and independent rear suspension. This '62 Buick Skylark is owned by Terry Stinehelfer of Bucyrus, OH. It's got a 215ci aluminum V-8, stroked to 266 ci. Terry built it as a "phantom GSX"-his interpretation of what a '62 GSX would look like.