GM Recalls 36,413 Police Impalas Over Serious Crash Risk

After receiving complaints from several police departments that lower control arms had cracked on a number of 2008-2012 police spec Impalas, General Motors pulled the trigger on a recall, offering to replace the lower control arms on more than 36,000 vehicles free of charge. » 8/13/12 2:20pm 8/13/12 2:20pm

How To Murder Your Mail Order Bride In Death Valley

"Oh hey, do you guys know how far the nearest gas station is?" The guy was sunburned, clearly dehydrated and living in a fantasy world as he staggered into our hidden campsite, 25 miles or more from the nearest road. With a flat tire and no ability to read a map, gas was the least of his worries. His...companion,… » 5/14/12 4:00pm 5/14/12 4:00pm

2014 Chevy Impala Ditches Image As Rental Car Reject

As we told you earlier this morning, for almost 20 years the Chevy Impala has been synonymous with "rental" — a car more "Jackalope" than the southern African antelope it's named after. They've been boring and they've been beige — well, with the exception of a few years of the "SS" badge anyway. Until now. » 4/04/12 9:00am 4/04/12 9:00am

2014 Chevy Impala: Jackalope No More!

For almost 20 years, the Chevy Impala has been synonymous with "rental" — a car more "Jackalope" than "Antelope." They've been boring and they've been beige — well, with the exception of a few years of the "SS" badge anyway. Until now. » 4/04/12 12:00am 4/04/12 12:00am

The 2014 Chevy Impala Shows Off Its Rear Pillar

Car enthusiasts have mostly ignored the Chevy Impala since its switch to FWD in 2000 and Americans fled to SUVs and crossovers years earlier, leaving the car a darling of no one but fleet operators. This first glimpse of the 2014 Chevy Impala's strong kink is the first evidence that there may be a reason to give the… » 3/21/12 4:45pm 3/21/12 4:45pm

See What Happens When A Chevy Impala Sets Itself On Fire

Not content to leave all the fiery fun to exotic cars, a Chevy Impala recently decided to torch itself after a routine oil change. As you can see, everything appears to be business as usual until a service technician started the car and interrupted his co-worker's snack time by starting an unexpected engine fire. » 2/12/12 4:00pm 2/12/12 4:00pm

Jet-dragster guy recreates rocket-car urban legend

Remember the urban legend about the guy who strapped a JATO rocket to his 1967 Chevy Impala and drove it into the side of a cliff at 300 mph? Paul "Hot Rod" Stender built a 10,000-hp salute to that guy. » 12/09/11 3:00pm 12/09/11 3:00pm

Classic Impala Lays Back To The Future Burnout

The last time a car laid twin stretches of flaming rubber, it wound up back in 1955, nine years before this burnout machine left the factory. Here in the modern day, what's next will be sweeeeet! [via smgriffo_25 and 0-60] » 1/28/11 3:30pm 1/28/11 3:30pm

Ferrante V Concept: A "Supernatural" '67 Chevy Impala

Fabio Ferrante is a big fan of the show "Supernatural" and wanted to make a concept to honor the 1967 Chevy Impala it features. The result? The Ferrante V concept — more of a modern re-interpretation than a faithful recreation. » 1/20/10 1:30pm 1/20/10 1:30pm

The Five Best Custom Green Cars

The greenies over at design blog Inhabitat have picked out their their favorite "pimped-out" eco rides. Among them a VW Bug, Chevy S-10, a '65 Impala supersport and a stretched Hummer H1 limo. How unexpected. » 10/20/09 1:00pm 10/20/09 1:00pm

One Car That Needs To Die... And Nine On Death Row

Many cars have been killed because of the Carpocalypse. But we don't think the bloodbath should be over. With the help of Jalopnik readers we've identified nine on death row and one that should be read its last rights. » 9/02/09 2:00pm 9/02/09 2:00pm

1958 Chevy Impala Convertible for a Hollywood-Classic $35,000!

In case you let Toad borrow your car, Nice Price or Crack Pipe is inviting Project Car Hell over for some beers, and to check out a 1958 Chevy Impala that's more American Grifter than American Graffiti. » 7/07/09 8:30am 7/07/09 8:30am

Top Ten Best Selling Cars: May 2009

Parsing the sales numbers from May, the boys at Cars.com put together this month's list of the top ten best selling cars. They found lower gas prices increase U.S. sales of trucks and SUVs. America! Truck yeah! » 6/03/09 9:00am 6/03/09 9:00am

The Impala Necklace Is So Tacky It Hurts

This piece of sustainable auto-badge jewelry is made from the emblem of a late 50s/early 60s Chevy Impala. It's the perfect gift for your ecologically-concerned muscle car girlfriend. But how much? » 2/27/09 4:30pm 2/27/09 4:30pm

Matt Dillon Demonstrates A Non-SS Impala Can Hit 106 MPH

Matt Dillon didn't Crash his rented 2009 Chevy Impala while traveling 106 MPH through Vermont, but the actor did receive a ticket for the Wild Things he did on the road. » 12/31/08 3:30pm 12/31/08 3:30pm

2011 Buick Lucerne With Rear-Wheel Drive Is Not Dead Yet

Automakers are gnashing their teeth over how to deal with the second malaise era looming over us like an 800 lb gorilla with a stolen banana. The General's combatting the murky fog by playing switcheroo with some of its product plans — specifically plans for rear-wheel drive. Originally, the 2011 Buick Lucerne was to… » 6/04/08 10:40am 6/04/08 10:40am

Hyrdrofuel Is Alternative Fuel Of The Future, 27 Years Ago

Apparently an idea and creation from the past that holds promise for future applications was just too much for the CBC's crack team of comedy writers to resist — the Back to the Future puns in this piece are a real riot. Greg Vezina managed to convert a Chevy Impala to run on "Hydrofuel", or the very smelly chemical… » 5/05/08 11:20am 5/05/08 11:20am