Top Ten Coolest Super Sedans Ever, And None Of Them Are New

Lately, a few brands have been defining their own modern interpretations of the super sedan, with efforts like the Aston Martin Rapide » 10/16/08 3:00pm 10/16/08 3:00pm, , , and even the . The problem is they all feel a bit vulgar, lacking the factor of super sedans in the past. But before we can define what a super sedan is, first we must define…

PCH, Hell Uber Alles Edition: Mercedes 6.9 or BMW L7?

On Monday, we headed over to Frozen Finnish Car Hell and watched the '61 Ford Taunus wagon beat the '72 Opel Kadett in the Choose Your Eternity poll. Today we're in the mood for Very Expensive German Luxury, which is always an excellent Project Car Hell theme. You see, high-end German cars have always been chock-full… » 3/20/08 5:15pm 3/20/08 5:15pm

Mercedes-Benz 450SEL 6.9

Sedans haven't faired well in our Fantasy Garage. Currently, there aren't any. Once there were two (the Phaeton W12 and the Quattroporte), but you kids gave both the proverbial boot. Some might argue the Audi RS4 Avant would qualify, but this is a clear case of five doors being more equal than four. No, the only… » 9/19/07 12:00pm 9/19/07 12:00pm

Project Car Hell: '72 450SEL or '69 Corona?

As we all saw yesterday, a Wankelated Hillman Minx stomps Grandma's '71 Ford LTD in the Project Car Hell competition, with close to a 75/25 pro- (or anti-, depending on how you define the term "Project Car Hell") Minx split in the voting. Today's PCH contestants should be a bit more evenly matched in the Hell… » 7/31/07 5:30pm 7/31/07 5:30pm

Benz Hell: A 6.9amino!

For those playing along at home, the Mercedes-Benz 450SEL 6.9 was the 1970s equivalent of AMG hardware. It was the company's flagship — an S-Class with firepower to match far smaller sports cars with far fewer seats. Its antecedent was the Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3, which was a highly precise, Teutonic response to the… » 11/01/06 10:32am 11/01/06 10:32am