Hey Jimmy Fallon, Here's How To Do A Lincoln Commercial The Right Way

Our own Jason Torchinsky hit the nail on the head when he called out Lincoln's silly idea to make a Super Bowl ad "crowdsourced" from tweets about road trips. (I kind of hate myself a little bit for even using that word.) » 12/15/12 9:00am 12/15/12 9:00am

Barn Find 1961 Corvette Still In As Found Condition Is Quite A Sight

Whether you're an early Corvette fanatic or just someone who stares at the average closed garage and wonders if it is hiding an automotive treasure it's hard not to get excited about the pictures of this recently unearthed 1961 'Vette. » 5/27/12 11:00am 5/27/12 11:00am

What Is Your Favorite One Year Only Car Design?

Although with each passing year automakers are finding new ways to stretch a maximum amount of life from each automotive redesign, there was once a time when a new model year likely meant a new car—at least for the companies that could afford it. » 5/05/12 5:00pm 5/05/12 5:00pm

Vonnegut reflections on Saab still ring true

With Saab's official passing this past week it seems only appropriate to look back at the reflections of the quirky Swedes from a literary great and one time Saab salesman. Kurt Vonnegut owned and operated Saab of Cape Cod until it closed in 1961 in West Barnstable, Ma giving him plenty of time to reflect on the one… » 12/25/11 11:00am 12/25/11 11:00am

1961 Ford Econoline was the truck with the new shape and design

Ford introduced the Econoline to the world in 1961 as the truck with a new shape, new design and new name. Based on Ford's compact Falcon, the Econoline was available as a "panel truck" work loving, fun loving "station bus" and our personal favorite, the pickup truck. » 11/27/11 11:00am 11/27/11 11:00am

Proof used car dealerships were a lot more interesting in 1962

They may have just been used cars back in 1962, but the lineup in front of Lancaster Lincoln Mercury has certainly aged well. Given the opportunity, the chances of us leaving Lancaster Lincoln Mercury without at least the red '58 Desoto and the '57 Plymouth wagon shown here would have been slim to none. » 11/12/11 4:00pm 11/12/11 4:00pm

1961 Dodge Dart Seneca is a well restored ugly duckling

We can't imagine anyone in their right mind expected their money back when they began the process of restoring this four door 1961 Dodge Dart Seneca to such a high standard, but for whatever reason they decided to do it anyways. This oddball is currently listed on Ebay looking for another well financed (and slightly… » 6/26/11 10:00am 6/26/11 10:00am

1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Speciale is absolutely beautiful

After being somewhat unappreciated in the collector car world for decades Alfa Romeo Sprint Speciales have skyrocketed in value over the past few years. One look at this beautiful red example currently on Ebay and it isn't hard to see why. » 6/19/11 5:00pm 6/19/11 5:00pm

Seeing double

The Corvette's iconic double round tail lights first appeared on the 1961 models and has been a signature feature of the Corvette design ever since. The double tail lights are shown here on a second generation 'Vette, arguably the most beautiful car the ever to feature the classic design element. » 5/15/11 12:30pm 5/15/11 12:30pm

Bathtub in the dark

This 1961 Porsche 356 was captured during a Sportscar Vintage Racing Association event held on what looks like a dark and wet day. Regardless of the weather an old Porsche on back roads looks like fun to us. (Photo Credit: Nathan Bittinger) » 2/27/11 12:30pm 2/27/11 12:30pm

1961 Chevrolet Suburban

Welcome to Found Off The Street, our look at cars found on the cape that rust liked so much it decided to summer there; Cape Cod, MA. Today we have a 1961 Chevrolet Suburban. » 11/14/10 10:30am 11/14/10 10:30am

1961 Volkswagen Beetle

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. It's time we got caught up on the DOTS Beetle Backlog. » 3/21/10 9:00am 3/21/10 9:00am

1962 Hillman Minx Down On The East Bay Street

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the Island That Rust Forgot. Digging into my vast backlog of DOTSBE cars for more interesting Brits. Howzabout a Minx? » 11/15/09 6:00pm 11/15/09 6:00pm

1961 Cadillac Fleetwood Bashes Tire Wall At High Speed, Driver OK

I'm back at the motel for some internet access and maybe a few Zs while tireless Judge Lieberman works the radios at Penalty HQ, so here's your LeMons Fleetwood Update. » 10/04/09 2:00am 10/04/09 2:00am

Capitalism Takes On Communism In Ohio: 1961 Cadillac Versus Lada Signet!

The Lamest Day takes place at Nelson Ledges next weekend, and it will feature the best all-time Index Of Effluency matchup in 24 Hours Of LeMons history: a Soviet car taking on a finned Caddy! » 9/27/09 12:00pm 9/27/09 12:00pm

Pair Of Early-60s Ford Rancheros Will Go To Crusher As A Team

Would you believe that the same junkyard with matching white Volvo Amazons also boasts a pair of matching white Ford Falcon Rancheros? » 8/30/09 12:00pm 8/30/09 12:00pm

British Postwar Car Ads

Not long ago, one of the 24 Hours Of LeMons perpetrators gave me a big box of Autocar magazines from the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. Talk about your great British print car ads! » 8/08/09 4:00pm 8/08/09 4:00pm

Project Car Hell, Affordable 60s Alfa Romeo Edition: 2000 Spider or…

Welcome to Project Car Hell, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's coolest... and most hellish! Look how well the trio of Alfas did at Lemons New England- great cars, obviously! » 7/12/09 9:00pm 7/12/09 9:00pm

Hot Rod Hooligans Rip '60 Buicks, Make Getaway In Chicken Truck: The…

The ringleader drives a T-bucket with six pots, and the gang earns their bread strippin' the squares' sleds. Welcome to 1961's The Choppers! » 7/04/09 10:30am 7/04/09 10:30am

1961 Chevrolet Bel Air Station Wagon

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. How about we follow up one vintage Chevy wagon with another? » 7/04/09 9:00am 7/04/09 9:00am