PCH, Benefits Of Positive Thinking Edition: Cooked Countach or Rusty Rolls?

Welcome to Project Car Hell » 11/20/08 5:30pm 11/20/08 5:30pm, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! Yesterday, we saw a 6.9 Benz for the first time in Project Car Hell history, a feat that generally requires unholy intervention by himself, or at least the presence of Citroën badges.…

The 1985 Corvette: Better Than Lotus Esprit Turbo, Ferrari 308GTS, Porsche 928S, Porsche 944!

We may laugh at the early C4 Corvette these days, since most of the ones you see now are beat-to-hell heaps adorned with custom gear purchased from Manny, Moe, and Jack. Back in the mid-80s, however, it was quite the bang-for-buck deal, selling for $25K- half » 10/23/08 2:00pm 10/23/08 2:00pm the cost of the Porsche 928S- and outhandling some of…

Do You Enjoy The Finer Things? The '85 Celebrity Eurosport Is For You!

Perhaps it's because every Celebrity ever made looked like it had 200,000 rough miles on the clock by the end of its second year on the road- fading plastic, trim panels a-dangling, and so on, or maybe it's the acre upon acre of clapped-out examples you see clogging up the GM section at every junkyard in the country.… » 8/04/08 12:45pm 8/04/08 12:45pm

1985 Ford Mustang: Makes You Think It's 1965 All Over Again!

So you think the Cocaine Factory '85 Duster Ad was the most Eighties car ad you've ever seen? Maybe so, but you're tapping a rich vein of 80s-ness when you add some low-end moonwalking and vaguely break-dance-esque music to an ad for a Turbo Mullet Era Fox Mustang. And only $6,885... for the car with the 88-horsepower… » 6/24/08 11:00am 6/24/08 11:00am

Murilee Shows You How To Steal Gas, 1985 Style!

Some guys might be ashamed of a blurry Super 8 film showing them at age 18, siphoning gas whilst sporting dirtbag-style long hair (no, it's not a goddamn mullet), a Dark Angel T-shirt, and a '68 Mercury Cyclone with cheap mags in the back and factory hubcaps on the front... but this is Jalopnik! Here's some footage I… » 6/20/08 3:00pm 6/20/08 3:00pm