Nissan Gets Ballsy, Breaks Out Bone-Stock GT-R For SEMA

You see some rare, one-of-a-kind ABS plastic » 11/05/08 12:40pm 11/05/08 12:40pm on the show floor, but nothing is less common in Vegas this time of year than a completely stock example of one of the hottest cars on the planet. That's right: Nissan elected to bring a bone-stock to SEMA, almost as a challenge to the customizers on-site. "Blank canvas, …

Ten New Cars For People Who Hate Cars

Not everyone enjoys driving. Some hate it, and not everyone can get where they need to go by walking or using public transit. Individuals who find themselves in the center of that particular Venn diagram are in luck because automakers have created a number of cars for drivers who hate driving. These cars are to… » 10/01/08 3:30pm 10/01/08 3:30pm

1977 Ford Granada

Welcome to Down On The Street » 9/05/08 9:00am 9/05/08 9:00am, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Given the incredible number of Ford Granadas sold to American car buyers, you'd think we'd have seen quite a few of them in this series. Not so! We had last winter, and now…

1973 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Welcome to Down On The Street » 9/03/08 9:00am 9/03/08 9:00am, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. There's been so far in this series (also a '73), and I assume so few are on the street for the same reason so few first-generation Camaros are on the street: Car Show Guys! Yes, …

PCH, Fly Me To Italy Edition: Cadillac Allante or Chrysler TC By…

Welcome to Project Car Hell » 9/02/08 5:20pm 9/02/08 5:20pm, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! Last time we screeched up the corroded roll-up door of the Hell Garage and crawled inside, we saw . We still love Italian cars, of course, and we don't want to leave Italian Hell yet… so,…

1987 Volkswagen Vanagon Syncro

Welcome to Down On The Street » 9/01/08 9:00am 9/01/08 9:00am, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. The VW van is a fairly common sight in Alameda, so much so that I keep passing by most T2 Transporters without stopping to photograph them (we've seen numerous T1 buses: , , , ,…

1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL

Welcome to Down On The Street » 8/29/08 9:00am 8/29/08 9:00am, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. We've only seen so far, though they were made . I see them around town, but they've just always seemed so that I tend not to notice them while I'm out looking for cars to…

1985 Cadillac Cimarron

Welcome to Down On The Street » 8/19/08 9:00am 8/19/08 9:00am, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. With all the cool cars and trucks we've seen in this series, it may come as a shock to some that the first-ever DOTS car- that is, the first use of "Down On The Street" as the…

2010 Ford Mustang GT Caught Sheepishly Hiding Behind Corvette On…

The team was camped out on Woodward checking out the pre-cruise action when, in between countless special editions of the current model, the 96-days-away 2010 Ford Mustang GT » 8/15/08 7:30pm 8/15/08 7:30pm appeared. Not bold enough to move down Woodward undisguised, it hid meekly behind this Corvette, hidden under black vinyl and blankets. While we …

The Ten Features We Want In Our Next Car

Automakers are far from mind readers, so in an effort to aid them in creating the cars we want we've compiled a list, with some help from our commenters, of ten features we want in our next car. Some of these features are widely available and others, though still in concept form, are quite feasible (sorry folks,… » 8/05/08 12:00pm 8/05/08 12:00pm