Ever since back in the day when Car & Driver magazine first professed “Darth Vader, your car is ready,” speaking about the 1987 Buick GNX, the Star Wars villain has been associated with the Buick Grand National.
I mean, after all, the Buick GN is pretty evil too, like Darth Vader.
It does nasty things.
FOR us, like stomping down the competition!
But also TO us, like breaking down, lol.
Like most good things in life, it’s a love/hate relationship.
Black, dark, mean looking, we think Darth Vader and the Buick Grand National and GNX just go together very naturally.
Don’t believe us? Just watch and see…
This 2016 Buick Darth Vader Grand National commercial was created by students for a class at the University of Colorado:
Here, Lord Vader takes his Ride for a spin.