What is your favorite model year of cars ever made?

If you were to pick a year where in your opinion most car manufacturers were the closest to getting it right, what would it be? What is your favorite model year of cars ever made? » 2/26/11 4:00pm 2/26/11 4:00pm

1963 Ford Country Sedan

Welcome to Down On The Mile High Street, where we admire old vehicles parked on the streets of the City That Rust Sorta Ignored: Denver, Colorado. What better way to follow up a Breezeway than with a mid-60s Ford wagon? » 9/26/10 9:00am 9/26/10 9:00am

Put the Count in Country Squire for $6,000!

They say that sometimes, you miss the forest for the trees. Well, Nice Price or Crack Pipe has a Ford wagon with a whole forest of phony trees on it, and it's pretty hard to miss. » 3/22/10 8:00am 3/22/10 8:00am

Mrs. Adams Abducts Ford Salesman In '74 Country Squire

Salesman of big gas-sucking dreadnaughts were really feeling the pain in 1974, what with the Arab oil embargo and runaway inflation. That's why it was easy for "Mrs. Adams" to lure the unsuspecting Ford salesman to his doom. » 3/13/10 12:00pm 3/13/10 12:00pm

1966 Ford Country Squire for a Family-Friendly $1,500!

Summer's almost over, but there's still time to take that family road trip. NIce Price or Crack Pipe has the perfect car, but wants to know — are we there yet? Are we there yet? Are we there yet? » 8/26/09 7:00am 8/26/09 7:00am

1966 Ford Country Squire

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Would you believe these things were once as common as Explorers? » 8/22/09 9:00am 8/22/09 9:00am

DOTS-O-Rama Sunday, Tomsk Edition: The American Dream

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the Island That Rust Forgot. Wagons! » 4/05/09 3:00pm 4/05/09 3:00pm

Rolling Up The Red Carpet In Finland: Not-So-Welcome Wagon, Arctic…

Remember Denver's Not So Welcome Wagon? » 8/27/08 4:20pm 8/27/08 4:20pm That '65 Ford sure looked , and very American… but now it turns out that some crazy Finn has gone ahead and built his own version. This one doesn't have the spikes, but it does have lysergic purple paint and a great set of dogdishes. Thanks, Marko!

Detroit News Picks Worst Cars For Woodward Dream Cruise

Automotive taste is such a subjective thing. Two decades ago nobody would have thought Mopars would be the hottest thing on the strip and street, and yet we're staring at triple-digit Chargers these days. Given the pending Woodward Dream Cruise this weekend, the Detroit News has picked out the cars they believe to be… » 8/12/08 3:00pm 8/12/08 3:00pm

Brady Bunch Gives Up On Country Squire: To The Crusher With It!


Imagine an alternate universe in which the SUV never annihilated the big Detroit station wagon, a universe in which Ford dealers stocked row upon row of gleaming new '08 Country Squire wagons. Would faux-woodgrain siding still be available? And how many cupholders could you fit in a Squire? Sadly, most of the… » 4/01/08 2:00pm 4/01/08 2:00pm

Mad_Science Makes Bid For Project Car Hell Poster Child Award

The PCH Poster Child ranks are populated by the likes of BrendanSF, Belvedere Adrian, Junkman, SeanKHotay, dculberson, and Franzouse, and each of them got in because of the undeniable madness of their respective projects. Now Mad_Science is rapping his bloody knuckles on the PCH Poster Child Clubhouse door with his… » 2/28/08 4:00pm 2/28/08 4:00pm

Country Squire Autocross Madness!

I ran across this hoontastic autocrossing '89 Ford LTD Country Squire wagon over on CrownVic.net the other day and, after LTDScott mentioned it yesterday, it seemed like a good time to share it with the wagon-loving readers of Jalopnik. Most of us don't think "Ford station wagon" when we think of handlin' machines,… » 12/26/07 3:00pm 12/26/07 3:00pm

1965 Ford Country Squire

It's been almost a week since we last saw a station wagon down on Alameda's not-so-mean streets, and it's that time again! See, because my family had a van instead of a station wagon back in the day, I suffer from Childhood Wagon Deprivation Syndrome. So how about we take a look at the ur-wagon, the amazing 1965 Ford… » 9/25/07 9:00am 9/25/07 9:00am

Spiked Squire: Denver Rolls Out The Not-So-Welcome Wagon

Our friend Kitt in Denver sends in these photos of an evil-looking '66 Country Squire she spotted menacing her neighborhood. Now, when you take a family hauler and attempt to make it look mean, you're walking a pretty thin line between looking good and looking lame (the same rule applies to tattoos, of course). We… » 7/24/07 10:30am 7/24/07 10:30am