A 'Can Do' Gearhead Turned This $100 1981 Honda Accord Into A Gem

We see a lot of awesome rebuilt classics. People take old European sports cars, American muscle, and supercars and breathe new life into them. But this Washington State gearhead showed what can be accomplished with a $100 beater and a few good ideas. » 8/31/12 2:00pm 8/31/12 2:00pm

For $4,977, ‘Member These?

Over the years Toyota has trotted out a series of small cars from Starlets to Yaris', with even some Echos in between. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Paseo is one you may have missed, but is its price noteworthy? » 12/15/10 8:00am 12/15/10 8:00am

Why The Yugo Isn't Just A Punchline

Admit it: The Yugo is strangely fascinating. Jason Vuic's book Yugo: The Rise and Fall of the Worst Car in History is equally fascinating. Wired.com recently spoke with Vuic about the car's legacy. —Ed. » 5/20/10 1:30pm 5/20/10 1:30pm

The Geo Metro Is One Of The Greatest Cars Ever Built

The Geo Metro often serves as a punch line for small-car jokes, but even modest machines have their benefits. To illustrate this, we've invited Jalopnik reader Matt Moore to speak about the distinguished joys of the sweet Met life. » 5/12/10 11:00am 5/12/10 11:00am

Not-Available-Here Econobox Shootout: 500 Vs. Hornet Vs. Cube

We're all now apparently destined to give up our delightful gas-guzzling luxury boats (again) and dump our super-sized SUVs in favor of wearably small fuel sippers. It seems, thanks to news yesterday that the Dodge Hornet's still in the mix and planning to head stateside, that at least a few automakers are trying to… » 6/12/08 9:40am 6/12/08 9:40am

What's Your Favorite Sub $15K New Vehicle?

When we posted the video of the Non-dancing Chevrolet Aveo, it wasn't our intention to launch a conversation on the various merits of cheap cars. But since everyone is so excited about comparing Aveos to Scions and Citroens to Skodas we'll seize the zeitgeist and continue it here. And we understand this might be a… » 5/19/08 11:40am 5/19/08 11:40am