1971 Chrysler Newport Royal: Makes Buying Chryslers Like Eating Salted Peanuts!

The Newport Royal was priced a couple hundred bucks lower than the regular Newport; it came with less gingerbread and a 360 instead of the 383 engine, but was otherwise the same car. See, that's to get you hooked » 8/27/08 11:00am 8/27/08 11:00am on Chryslers; the guy who buys the Royal now will go on to buy a Corboba a few years later, and by now…

1971 Chrysler Newport Royal, With DOTS of the Week Poll

I've found quite a few early-70s big Chryslers on the island, including this '71 Newport 4-door, so it's time to get another one of of these Detroit survivors its day of fame. I found this '71 Newport Royal 2-door hardtop in the same neighborhood as the '42 Pontiac Torpedo, and it parks on the street every day- no… » 4/25/08 9:00am 4/25/08 9:00am

End Of The Line For This 1966 Dodge Monaco

The junkyard is fun (and our wannabe 24 Hours of LeMons car hungers for parts), so I'm going to follow up the Junked Opel GT with the latest interesting find at an East Bay self-service wrecking yard: this 1966 Dodge Monaco. It's got a big-block (feel free to decode the build tag and tell us whether it's a 361 or 383,… » 2/11/08 2:00pm 2/11/08 2:00pm