Chopped and Dropped

It was a scorching hot August summer day in the San Fernando Valley. I was driving my brand new 1991 Ford Escort GT through an industrial area to a muffler shop. A friend of mine told me that they could lower my car for sixty bucks. I pulled into the work bay and a guy with a welding helmet climbed down into the pit… » 2/25/13 4:36pm 2/25/13 4:36pm

PCH, Hopelessly French Edition: 1925 Renault Type 45 or 1951 Citroen…

We had a bit of an upset in Monday's Choose Your Eternity 3-way Superpower Showdown poll, with the French car coming in last! Yes, the '63 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint won handily, with a 55-24-22 split. That means the Italian car industry can feel the pride that comes from building the coolest- yet most nightmarish- cars… » 7/02/08 5:20pm 7/02/08 5:20pm

PCH, Double The Hell Edition: Pair-O-Willys or Benz-Pontiac Combo…

With the '69 Citröen ID19 carrying the French to victory over their British rivals in the PCH Superpower Rematch, I can see we'll need to have some more elimination rounds to see whether France or Britain shall be crushed beneath the weight of proudly display the oil-spraying, parts-shedding PCH Superpower Trophy.… » 4/11/08 5:15pm 4/11/08 5:15pm

Project Car Hell, Woodless Woody Edition: Mercury or Ford?


Yesterday's V8 914 versus V8 MGB-GT matchup resulted in a narrow victory for Stuttgart over Abingdon-on-Thames, apparently showing that our readers prefer a running car that wants to kill you over a non-running car that wouldn't mind killing you. Since the point of having a Hell Project is that your suffering will-… » 9/05/07 5:30pm 9/05/07 5:30pm