Edsel, Old Trucks Distort Irvine Master Plan's Reality Field

You may think you've experienced a planned community in which every last detail was carefully designed by lab-coated scientists in 1956 to elicit Maximum Upscale Suburban Ennui in its residents, but only Irvine, California, gets it down perfectly. Well, almost perfectly, because Al Frente has spotted these… » 6/10/08 4:20pm 6/10/08 4:20pm

After 50 Years, Woody Edsel Wagon Still Laughs At Washington Rain


Apparently believing the Studebaker Champ pickup he shot wasn't quite rare enough, VintageRacer went back out on the Seattle streets and found this 1958 Edsel station wagon, equipped with the finest in Eisenhower Era woodgrain and surprisingly little rust. Make the jump for another gallery and VintageRacer's… » 3/27/08 2:00pm 3/27/08 2:00pm

Which Car Is Growing On You?

We all remember the Pontiac Aztek, our generation's Edsel. A car so bad, Pontiac even managed to spell the name wrong. Design-wise, the worst element (besides the gas-cap wound) was all that damn cladding. But then, after Pontiac only sold four cars in 18 months (or whatever), GM did the unthinkable – they restyled the … » 6/14/07 11:30am 6/14/07 11:30am