For $70,000, What Would Chuck Norris Drive?

The annual Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show is to the automotive industry what dingleberries are to your ass. Still, there's always something at the Vegas show that makes it worthwhile. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe custom Jeep Wrangler is claimed to have dangled at last year's show, but is its… » 2/29/12 8:00am 2/29/12 8:00am

Gas-powered roller skates are why the '60s were awesome

Unless you were one of the Mercury Seven, this man, a chimera of flesh, engine, roller skates and Wayfarers, was doing cooler things than you in 1961. Perhaps it’s worth quoting the photo’s original caption in full: » 10/04/11 2:30pm 10/04/11 2:30pm

For $12,000, that’ll leave a mark

American luxury today lacks the grandeur and optimism of the past, a fact driven by a generation raised with no appreciation for hoods long enough to land a Dreamliner, or the mystique of the opera window. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Lincoln Mark V serves as a stoic reminder of what luxury once was, but is its… » 9/30/11 8:00am 9/30/11 8:00am

Cheer Up Detroit, At Least You Helped Win The Cold War!


Could anyone possibly consider the 1982 Chrysler LeBaron the paragon of freedom? We’ve joined forces with Budapest-based American journalist Erik D’Amato to discover the magic of American iron in post-communist Eastern Europe. —Ed. » 8/18/10 10:00am 8/18/10 10:00am