International SyTy Registry

GMC Syclone, Typhoon, & Sonoma GT History and Data

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Syclone Challenge
With the launch of the GMC Syclone in 1991, a promotional event was created, planned and facilitated by Vista Group in coordination with GMC Truck Division known as the “Syclone Challenge”. The trucks used in the event became known as the “Syclone Challenge Trucks”. The Syclone Challenge was part... Read more
92 Sonoma GT Info Page
The 1992 GMC Sonoma GT is a truck that is often forgotten when the topic is focused on the much more famed GMC Syclone and Typhoon.  The production numbers of the Sonoma GT would turn out to be significantly less than the SyTy would see, and with only 806... Read more
LEGO® Syclone
Need a break from the daily grind? Still like to play with toys? Perfect! Heres a video tutorial on building your very own LEGO® Syclone done by Custom Bricks & Models by Ren. Per the video info,  you should be able to easily convert this build into the GMC... Read more
Gale Banks talks Syclone
In a recent CarCast podcast, co-host Matt D’Andria bought a 1995 Ford F-150 Lightning equipped with a Ford Motorsports supercharger and brought it to Gale Banks to run it through its paces on the dyno and gather some data. Before the action starts, the GMC Syclone is brought up... Read more
Syborg Twin Turbo
In 1992, the Sonoma GT was the second best option if you werent able to afford a Syclone or a Typhoon. Part of the Sportmachines trio (Syclone, Typhoon, Sonoma GT) and unlike the Syclone, the Sonoma GT came in a variety of colors and had the similar styling to... Read more
Donut Media – GMC SyTy Review
Recently, Donut Media – a popular media outlet for car culture and news, released their own version of “Everything you Need to Know, Up to Speed” regarding the GMC Syclone and Typhoon. Now, this wouldnt be the first time someone has tried their hand at giving their rendition of... Read more
Jay Leno’s Garage

Jay Leno’s Garage

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When the name Jay Leno is mentioned, most think of his comedy and late night show host career, but if you’re a car enthusiast, you immediately think about his love for the automotive history and his expansive collection of vintage and modern vehicles.  So it should be no surprise... Read more
Syborg sells again…and again?
The famed 1992 GMC Sonoma GT known as Syborg Twin Turbo recently rolled onto the auction block at the Dallas 2019 Mecum Auctions for a final bid at $48,000. Completed in 2010, the Syborg truck was a build that took over many forums and truck related sites and magazines... Read more
Eastwood Typhoon Sighting
A recent sighting was posted on the ISTR Group FB Page with the man himself, Clint Eastwood as he was climbing into his green/gray 1993 GMC Typhoon. This picture was taken on the Warner Bros. studio lot where Eastwood’s office for his production company Malpaso is located. He is... Read more
Hot Wheels Syclone
In recent news, diecast toymakers Hot Wheels seems to working on an upcoming release of the GMC Syclone for 2020. Floating on Instagram via @hotwheelsdreamteam are a few pictures of a rough 3D printed Syclone. While not much written information is given on any dates, colors, or details, we... Read more