Project Car Hell: Citroen CX Prestige or Mercedes-Benz 190 Wagon?

The jaw-droppingly steep price tag, automatic transmission, and ARBOUR GREEN paint of the '56 Jag made it an unassailable Hell Project fortress, giving the XK140 an easy win over the '58 Mercedes-Benz 190 in our last Choose Your Eternity poll. Was it fair to force a Benz to go toe-to-toe with the product of a PCH… » 6/02/08 5:20pm 6/02/08 5:20pm

You Can Bring Your Crumpled Citroens To Hanzel's

With all this talk about Citröens around here, it's sad that I hardly ever get to see them in real life. That's why it was great to discover that there's a shop specializing in Citröen repair in downtown Oakland, just a few miles from Alameda. Commenter VWMiniSpeedster's great-grandfather opened the shop in 1918, and… » 2/07/08 4:00pm 2/07/08 4:00pm

Project Car Hell: Citroen CX Diesel or V8 Lotus Eclat?

It was pretty close, but the Mazda 323 GTX squeaks out a 55/45 victory over the Turbo Geo Metro in yesterday's Choose Your Eternity poll. I've been happy to find some Japanese PCH candidates, of course, but it's become apparent that we've been neglecting one of the primary Project Car Hell superpowers; yes, it's been… » 1/24/08 5:00pm 1/24/08 5:00pm

Cream Corn From the Socket of Jones: Citroen CX!

Let us face it, the Dutch are strange, and DAF was a strange and wonderful automaker who embraced that tradition of quirky oddness. But the French? The French are flat-out weird. Plus, they're aggressive and arrogant, while the Dutch tend to be pleasant and friendly. René Magritte was Belgian, which may explain the… » 5/18/07 8:00pm 5/18/07 8:00pm