10 wheel custom Buick must be seen to be believed

Believe it or not, this insane creation actually started life as a 1991 Buick Lesabre. As you can see, this vehicle has come a long way from its days as a run of the mill sedan. Now it has the face of a Dodge truck, an additional six wheels out back and one of the crazier body kits we have ever seen. This "80% done"… » 12/11/11 2:00pm 12/11/11 2:00pm

Alfa Romeo 164 Survives Alfa's Departure From America, Can't Survive…

You've seen the clunked Benzes, the clunked Japanese luxury machines, and the general clunkicide, but these chilling sights may not have prepared you for this: Clunkerized Alfa Romeos! » 1/02/10 5:00pm 1/02/10 5:00pm

Junkyard Build Quality Challenge, Door Panel Edition: USA vs Germany…

Those of you who read my posts about easy Honda speedometer replacement and hellish Ford window regulator replacement know my oft-repeated rants about German over-complexity, Detroit quality corner-cutting, and Japanese cheap-but-well-thought-out engineering. Where do I get my facts? The junkyard! » 12/13/09 11:30pm 12/13/09 11:30pm

Relive The Joys Of '76 Chevy Nova Beater Ownership, 1991 Reno Parking…

Since I've already plugged all this crappy analog video hardware into my computer in order to digitize the glory of a '79 Ford Granada, we might as well continue to unearth car-related tidbits from the Murilee Martin Videotape Archives. » 12/06/09 3:00pm 12/06/09 3:00pm

Project Car Hell, V12-O-Rama Edition: BMW 750iL Convertible or Pair Of …

Welcome to Project Car Hell, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and most hellish! Last time, the Seata Spring triumphed in the poll… but it was short on cylinders. » 1/08/09 5:00pm 1/08/09 5:00pm

Nice Price Or Crack Pipe: The $8,500 1991 Olds Cutlass Calais Quad 442?

68% of our readers felt that 15 grand was a Nice Price for the super-original 1979 Shag Van, and it's hard to disagree with that judgment. Today we've got something a bit more recent. » 12/24/08 8:00am 12/24/08 8:00am

PCH, Don't Settle For Imitation Lambos Edition: Wrecked Murcielago or…

Welcome to Project Car Hell, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! Yesterday, the Warsaw Pact Hell Truck Projects ran just about neck and neck, with the trio of Romanian AROs beating the Soviet GAZ-69 in a 51:49 split. Today… well, after looking at all the » 12/03/08 5:20pm 12/03/08 5:20pm

1971 Evinrude Outboard

Welcome to Down On The Street » 11/28/08 9:00am 11/28/08 9:00am, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Alameda has flotillas of trailered boats parked on the street, what with it being an island and all, but I haven't been paying much attention to them for this series. However,…

Céline Dion Destroys Quebec In Her 1991 Dodge Colt

We're pretty sure that the woman driving the '87 Sundance up the Stade Olympique » 11/10/08 2:00pm 11/10/08 2:00pm in Montreal is Céline Dion- though all the YouTubers swear it's her- but this ad for the '91 Dodge Colt does appear to feature Quebec's most famous daughter. First she dances with some scurrilous-looking gents, then leaves a swath of…

1991 Alfa Romeo 164L

Welcome to Down On The Street » 10/24/08 9:03am 10/24/08 9:03am, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Not a lot of Italian machinery on the island these days; we've seen two Alfa Graduates (an and an ), three Fiats (a , an , and an ), and a . Today we're adding another Alfa to…

PCH, Hell Uber Alles Edition Revisited: BMW 745i or Audi V8 Quattro?

Welcome to Project Car Hell » 10/23/08 5:20pm 10/23/08 5:20pm, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! In our last Hell Project matchup, we learned that two-thirds of Jalopnik readers would choose a as their ride of choice in the Lake Of Fire. The Lake Of Fire, as we know, is rough on body…

PCH, Financiapocalypse Moonshine Runner Edition: Mercury Marauder or…

Welcome to Project Car Hell » 10/09/08 5:20pm 10/09/08 5:20pm, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! With the today, we're all thinking about how we'll keep afloat during the hard times that seem to be looming, if not already here. Naturally, federal, state, and local governments are…