How cars can bring us together

Because every conversation, on any topic, turns political these days it seems most have isolated themselves from differing opinions to just avoid the trouble. That creates nothing more than an endless navel-gazing echo chamber. But a chance encounter with a Ranchero-ized metallic green Lincoln Continental was a… » 10/10/11 3:30pm 10/10/11 3:30pm

Ford GS Boss 5.0 315 Ute: Grass Growing Increasingly Greener Down Under

Australia's Ford Performance Vehicles has chucked the Ford Falcon GS Ute's 5.4-liter V8 for the Mustang's 5.0-liter V8 plus a 1.9-liter supercharger to create the Ford GS Boss 5.0 315 Ute. 428-hp, 402 lb-ft of torque, all forbidden fruit. [Pickuptrucks] » 9/01/10 1:15pm 9/01/10 1:15pm

How GM Killed The Crossover: The Brief Life Of The Chevy XT-2 Concept…

In 1989, it was increasingly clear a new revolution was coming to the truck market, but what shape it would take was still a mystery. With the staggering success of large body-on-frame SUVs and light trucks just a gleam in the eyes of automakers, GMs design team continued down the path of car-based pickups with the… » 7/22/08 12:05pm 7/22/08 12:05pm

1980 Cadillac Eldamino: For When Your Brat Just Isn't Classy Enough

We've got the deal of the century for you, assuming you are in the market for a car-truck based on a FWD, V8-powered luxury car of the 80's. It's the Cadillac Eldamino and it's got everything an up-and-coming dealer needs: mag wheels, tonneau truck cover, fake Q-beams, 350 c.i. Olds V8 and XM Radio (unless that… » 3/10/08 10:40am 3/10/08 10:40am

El MiniCamino Only Lets One Person Surf At A Time

Sadly, the Mini Cooper El Camino (or El MiniCamino) isn't a new awesome concept from Mini, but rather a one-off custom ride from Pioneer. Apparently made for the Paris Tuning Show, this truck-car conversion features a body kit from MS-Design, 18-inch alloy wheels, lowered suspension and what we imagine is a fairly… » 2/25/08 4:15pm 2/25/08 4:15pm