Google Street View Captures Automotive Improvisation

If we've learned anything from Google Street View, it's that something is always going on in this crazy country of ours. Whether it's flashers, crashes or shootings, the roving cameras tell us that not everything interesting happens indoors. This is especially true for the automotive enthusiast that lacks a garage,… » 6/03/08 12:30pm 6/03/08 12:30pm

Like Tina, It Sure Ain't Built For Speed: 1990 Plymouth Acclaim

While the ol' Chrysler K platform (or, in this case, its AA cousin) was getting a bit long of tooth by 1990, Chrysler was still able to slather plenty of Virtually Velour™, Simu-Leather™, and Petroleo-Wood™ all over the interior, then pay Tina Turner to reference some Willie Dixon: » 4/09/08 11:00am 4/09/08 11:00am

And, now that we've got that song…

The Final Triumph: Acclaim!

Aside from the fact that this car is pretty much a UK-built Honda Civic, Triumph fans can feel proud that their beloved marque went out in style. Early-80s license-built style, perhaps, but style nonetheless. And speaking of the early 80s, check out this extraordinarily dated Acclaim ad!

Triumph Acclaim [Wikipedia]
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