Tear Up Your Prefecture In a Turbo Chaser!

Even though Jalopnik Japan Week is now over, our appetite for vintage Japanese iron has been whetted; the only solution is a double shot of Toyota Chaser commercials from Toyota's homeland. The first is for the '78 and boasts a super-macho announcer, while the second features the turbocharged '81 and some of the… » 10/31/07 10:30am 10/31/07 10:30am

Dirty Thirties: Cressida Wagon Fantasies

Sometimes, this being single business engulfs one in pathetic "If I Only Had a Girlfriend" fantasies. Having crested 30, these have taken on an oddly domestic bent. Oh, sure, there're still the travels-through-foreign-lands fantasies. The caf s, the Texas and Irish countrysides, the socialist-workwear-and-hand-tools… » 3/05/07 3:45pm 3/05/07 3:45pm

He's a Killer, He'll Rip Out Your Heart: Supressida

Bumbeck, knowin' all 'bout how we're all up ons with the Q-ships around here, lobbed over a pic of Monnish Prakash's 1991 Cressida. What's all muy especial about it, you may ask? Well, kidlets, ask and you shall receive. Two turbos attached to the late-model Supra mill, Tein suspension, a beefy intercooler and… » 6/02/06 10:35pm 6/02/06 10:35pm