Guess The Thunderhill LeMons Effluency Contenders' Lap Totals, Win…

Is The Man really sweatin' you on the job today? Don't let salt-mine toil break your spirit; instead, spend the next couple of hours debating the merits of these extremely reliable race cars! » 12/19/08 3:00pm 12/19/08 3:00pm

The Peugeot 505 Turbo is a powerful rear-wheel-drive machine, with performance that shocked many a BMW owner back in the 80s,…

San Francisco, 1973: How Many Cars In This Photo Can You Identify?

Because I've become obsessed with finding at least one semi-focused shot of the pair of Fiat 128s my parents bought in the early 1970s (when the 128 was the cheapest new four-door sold in America), I've been spending a lot of time digging through boxes of hopelessly jumbled family photos. No Fiat photos yet, but I did » 10/08/08 2:00pm 10/08/08 2:00pm

Can You Identify The Car Parked In Front Of This Burning Meth Lab?

I love found photos, and this yard-sale score is right up there on my all-time favorites list with the police evidence Polaroids » 10/06/08 6:00pm 10/06/08 6:00pm that came with my ex-cop Crown Victoria. The sun-scorched sandy desert yard suggests that the location is somewhere in California's High Desert region, which means that it doesn't take a…

10K Mile '81 Cadillac Cimarron For $8,995: Nice Price Or Crack Pipe?

A decisive 85% of you felt that the $39,975 Iran Khodro Paykan Deluxe required a major helping of Hubba Rocks to look like a wise investment, but today's choice might be more of a dilemma. Yes, the Cimarron was a total disaster for Cadillac, diluting its brand at the worst possible time, but that makes it a … » 9/10/08 8:00am 9/10/08 8:00am

Nice Price Or Crack Pipe: The $39,975 Iran Khodro Paykan Deluxe 1600!

77% of readers thought the low-mileage Chryslerati » 9/08/08 8:00am 9/08/08 8:00am falls on the Crack Pipe side of the NPOCP Scale. That might be a bit harsh, but the K Car underpinnings of the Chrysler TC By Maserati may have seemed too . That's why today's car is something that we're pretty sure nobody has ever seen driving in the street in North…

11,000-Mile Chrysler TC By Maserati: Nice Price or Crack Pipe?

It's telling that 90% of listings for the Chrysler TC refer to the Most Expensive K Car Ever as a Maserati in the headline, with no mention of Chrysler. But they really are Maseratis » 9/02/08 8:00am 9/02/08 8:00am, so you'd expect to pay way more for one than you would for, say, a Le Baron Turbo. What we're wondering is whether a Chrysler TC By…

Audi, Lancia, or Ford: Which Hoonworthy Vintage Race Machine Would You…

SoNaive was shopping for a project Ford RS200- yeah, might as well aim high- and found these three 80s race cars, any one of which is capable of sending the entire Jalopnik staff into paroxysms of longing that threaten to shut down all operations for the rest of the week. So, it's Monday, you're hunkering down for a… » 8/11/08 2:45pm 8/11/08 2:45pm

Vote For Your Favorite Transmission Name!

We got waaaay more entries than we expected in yesterday's Create The Jalopnik Transmission Name contest, so after slogging through all the suggestions (and discarding those with Astroglide references, you pervs- this is serious business here!) we've come up with thirteen finalists instead of the planned "few." The… » 6/10/08 1:00pm 6/10/08 1:00pm

Create The Best Transmission Name, Get Fabulous Prizes!

We love contests, so what better way to brighten the gloom of that ol' Monday salt mine than by thinking up the ultimate cool transmission name? Those of you who have been following the Cool Transmission Name Of The Day series have no doubt looked at names such as Toyoglide and Dynaflow and said to yourselves, "Hey, I… » 6/09/08 11:40am 6/09/08 11:40am

What Are Your Ten Favorite Wrenching Albums?

We've talked about the Ten Best Driving Albums, but what about the albums you want to listen to while you're systematically removing all the skin from your knuckles on your Hell Project? The music that just sounds best when played on the oil-spattered beater boombox that lives in the garage? This question came to me… » 4/25/08 10:00am 4/25/08 10:00am