1954 Chevrolet Nomad Concept replica is as close as you'll get to the…

It's well known the original Corvette based Chevrolet Nomad was destroyed sometime after it was featured in the 1954 GM Motorama. Since you can't own the original this masterfully crafted replica is about as close as you can get to owning the real thing. This replica took the car's owner and creator over 7 years and… » 10/22/11 12:30pm 10/22/11 12:30pm

Perfect 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Heads For The Race Track

Some of our more observant readers noted the presence of a beautiful Mercedes-Benz 300SL in the background of some of the shots of the '66 Ferrari 275GTB taken by Vintage Racer. You wanted to see more of this car, and we don't blame you! Make the jump to see all the photos, and if you're in the Seattle area and want… » 7/02/08 3:40pm 7/02/08 3:40pm

Austin-Healey 100 With Blown Jaguar V12 Has Almost Enough Engine Now

The Austin-Healey 100 is a true British sports car, all right, but there's something missing. What could it be? Yes, of course- a Vortec-supercharged 5.3 liter Jaguar V12, which is what Canadian lunatic Martin Jansen has installed in this '54. We don't get any horsepower figures for the engine (which seems odd,… » 6/13/08 3:00pm 6/13/08 3:00pm

Ideal Jalopnik Official Staff Car Located

The Gawker Overlords have so far refused to buy us an Official Jalopnik Vehicle, no matter how much we've tried to convince them that something like a Citröen SM or Tatra 603 would give us such unassailable credibility that our competitors would simply fold their tents and go home. Now we've found what may be the » 3/25/08 8:00am 3/25/08 8:00am

PCH, Factory Supercharger Edition: Kaiser Manhattan or VW Corrado G60?

It would appear that sheer number of doors trumps all other factors when it comes time to pick an airport limo for your next punitive project car, as evidenced by the results of yesterday's Choose Your Eternity poll. And I've got to admit that I almost didn't include the Hexador Suburban... because I was calculating… » 1/18/08 5:00pm 1/18/08 5:00pm

Project Car Hell: Buicked Packard or Rough Rambler?

The $495 Mercedes 230S won yesterday's Project Car Hell poll, beating the VW Type 3 by a decisive margin. It has come to our attention that some of you are confused about exactly what it is we're voting on in the Project Car Hell series- is it the car you'd most want as a project, or the one you most fear? Well, the… » 7/26/07 7:00pm 7/26/07 7:00pm

Southern's 358 Provides Deliverance From Truck Design Hell, Minus The…

Southern Motor Company, located in South Carolina (and here we were thinking they meant South Dakota), is trying to bring SexyBack (yeah!) to the pickup truck market with its new Southern 358, a retro body modeled after a classic 1954 Chevy truck and powered by a Ford Mustang 5.4-liter 330-horsepower V8. The truck's… » 10/09/06 12:55pm 10/09/06 12:55pm