Batman hits French Riviera in his ItalDesign Aztec

In his prolific design career, Giorgetto Giugiaro never made vehicles for either Star Wars or Batman, but his Aztec concept from 1988 could have featured in both. Isolated from the cockpit by a wall, there is nobody to hear the screams of one’s passenger when the Aztec’s rally-derived mechanics—a five-cylinder, 200 hp… » 6/09/11 1:40pm 6/09/11 1:40pm

Which Dead US Automotive Nameplates Should Remain Buried?

Seems the boss-man has been moonlighting again over at Popular Mechanics, this time advising Detroit about which of its dead nameplates should remain six feet under. We won't give away Ray's picks; you'll have to head over to PopMech for those, but we've tossed our own version together after the jump. » 7/24/08 6:00pm 7/24/08 6:00pm

Wanted: A Pontiac Aztec, Top Dollar Paid

The great orator Elbert Green Hubbard once said, "Never explain. Your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway." And that's probably the best advice anyone could give this dollar-sign-happy seeker of the ugliest car ever built. It just goes to show, as Hubbard also said, "Life is just one… » 6/08/07 8:03am 6/08/07 8:03am