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1991 GMC Syclone

The GMC Syclone, when introduced, was the fastest stock pickup truck in the world. It was also the first production truck to receive 4-wheel anti-lock brakes.

The Syclone was a high-performance version of the GMC Sonoma Pickup truck. They featured a turbocharged 6-cylinder displacing 4.3-liters and offering 280 horsepower. They had a 700R4 4-speed automatic transmission and Borg Warner all-wheel-drive transfer case splitting torque with 35-percent forward and 65-percent to the rear wheels.

The GMC Syclone could accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 4.6 seconds could run the quarter-mile run in 13.4 seconds.

The only color available on the 1991 Syclones were black. The 1992 models were available in a wider range of colors. 2995 Syclones were built in 1992 and 3 in 1992.


By Daniel Vaughan | Feb 2012

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1996Ford (1,036,048)Honda (680,711)Pontiac (541,844)
1995Ford (1,012,818)Chevrolet (665,955)Honda (643,336)
1994Ford (1,220,512)Chevrolet (651,647)Honda (650,105)
1993Ford (1,026,338)Chevrolet (692,116)Honda (608,149)
1992Ford (922,488)Honda (648,745)Chevrolet (647,227)
1991Honda (659,659)Oldsmobile (474,837)Nissan (405,147)
1990Ford (912,466)Chevrolet (785,918)Pontiac (641,820)
1989Chevrolet (1,275,498)Ford (1,234,954)Pontiac (801,600)
1988Ford (1,331,489)Chevrolet (1,236,316)Pontiac (680,714)
1987Nissan (1,803,924)Chevrolet (1,384,214)Ford (1,176,775)
1986Chevrolet (1,368,837)Renault (1,305,191)Ford (1,253,525)

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