The Time I Drove A Sex-Crazed Cougar's Porsche 911 To Rodney…

Having always driven mechanically dubious trucks, muscle cars and other beaters, I'd always wanted to try something faster and more sophisticated. Lucky for me, I met a cougar who owned a Porsche, and ended up getting to tear ass around L.A. in it, stopping by a $5,000 per plate Bel Air mansion party and Rodney… » 8/28/12 2:00pm 8/28/12 2:00pm

The Vintage Chevrolet Club Of America Shows Off Rain-Soaked Detroit…

When commenter of the super-stars, Startlton_Heston, offered up some photos from the Lee Johnson Chevrolet 75th Anniversary Car Show we assumed there would be a dozen or so photos to throw into a gallery. Little did we know, although we probably should have assumed, Mr. Heston was insane enough (in the best way) to… » 5/04/08 6:33pm 5/04/08 6:33pm

PCH, Tom Waits Edition: '58 Bel Air or Yellow Corvette?

Here we are at Project Car Hell #100, and it even comes on a Friday! Yesterday we saw the Katrina-soaked '63 Bentley edge out a hairsbreadth victory over the not-so-complete '52 Benz, and today we're going to shift gears in the theme department and pick two cars referenced by Jalopnik-Approved™ musician Tom Waits.… » 12/14/07 7:00pm 12/14/07 7:00pm

2006 Woodward Dream Pre-Cruise: The 1956 Chevy Bel Air Nomad


We've left one Starbucks already this morning due to an ant infestation, and as we were on our way to a non-infested coffee shop / wifi spot to resume our bloggorhea-like coverage of the hoopla leading up to the 2006 Woodward Dream Cruise, we happened upon this little gem on the corner of 13 Mile Rd and Woodward… » 8/15/06 1:46pm 8/15/06 1:46pm