The Grand National might just be returning in some form or other. The Buick T-Type, Grand National, and GNX are Returning! - LSXTV The Australian GTO and the G8 didn't really catch on in any big way even though they were fine cars. I'd take a G8. GM has always been afraid to go too retro for some reason. If you come out with a new Grand National looking like the old one, what do you do for an encore in 6-7 years. The buying public is pretty fickle about some things and there is a lot of good competition in the market place these days.