KV Mini, Towed 1,000 Miles Behind MGB, Takes Worst Of Show At Concours…

We couldn't cover the first-ever Concours d'LeMons in Monterey last weekend, because Jalopnik's entire West Coast Bureau (me) was busy covering some dumb race in Merle Haggard country. No problem, though- we've got photos aplenty! » 8/22/09 4:00pm 8/22/09 4:00pm

Ford "Bobcat" Dual-Fuel Engine CAD Renderings: First Look At Future

Remember the uber-secret Ford "Bobcat" dual-fuel engine — the one that squirts a shot of E85 directly into the cylinder chamber to create diesel-like performance out of a gasoline engine? Thanks to PickupTrucks.com, we've got this exclusive first look! » 6/08/09 11:00am 6/08/09 11:00am

Next-Gen Ford Ethanol Injection Engine, Codenamed Bobcat, Eyeballing…

According to our friends at PickupTrucks.com » 9/02/08 12:45pm 9/02/08 12:45pm, Ford is developing an engine which might offer a powerful alternative to diesels at a lower price. Codenamed Bobcat, the gasoline-powered engine allegedly begins with Ford's architecture and then, with the help of ethanol injection, goes places turbocharged engines can't…

Who Needs Ramps? Bobcat Loads Itself Onto Flatbed

When there's a problem, there's always an ingenious way to solve said problem (usually ball bearings). Case-in-point is this Bobcat. Using maneuvers reserved for the most agile gymnasts, the Bobcat manages to balance itself on two wheels, prop itself onto the truck and use a combination of movement from the Bobcat and… » 5/22/08 2:40pm 5/22/08 2:40pm

Heads Up! Cheap Tubbed Bobcat Alert!

It's too bad my next car project is going to be a sleeper of some sort (though the idea of doing a Dekotora Econoline is taking root in my brain like an alien thought-control parasite), because otherwise I'd totally buy this thing. A '78 Mercury Bobcat wagon, already set up with narrowed 9" Ford rear, cage, etc. You… » 5/24/07 6:30pm 5/24/07 6:30pm

The World Was Its Scratching Post: Mercury Bobcat

When's the last time you heard an exploding-Bobcat joke? The Bobcat, a Pinto clone produced for the 1975 through 1980 model years, was certainly yet another forgotten Mercury, but somehow turned this obscurity to its advantage and avoided the stigma of its 'splosive Ford sibling (actually, a bit of hindsight shows… » 4/26/07 12:30pm 4/26/07 12:30pm