Watch Phyllis Diller Explain Her Car's 'Gangster Lights'

One of America's most genuine kooks, Phyllis Diller, passed earlier today at the decidedly serious age of 95. Diller was a very funny woman who cultivated a certain bizarre, disheveled look, and it's nice to know that she made sure her cars had a similar over-the-top look. Hence her love of that most unloved of… » 8/20/12 6:00pm 8/20/12 6:00pm

Look Out, Zimmer- Johnson Phantom In The House!

When a man's looking for an automobile that tells the world- nay, grabs the world by the lapels and screams high roller coming, you insignificant putz, you'd think that the Excalibur, Zimmer, and Stutz dealerships would pretty much have him covered. You would be wrong. Enter the '85 Johnson Phantom, now available on… » 9/12/07 10:30am 9/12/07 10:30am

Think The Stutz Diplomatica Is Too Restrained? Zimmer Golden Spirit!

Back in the early 1980s, a real high roller with ample white-powder resources and no sense of taste whatsoever had several Detroit-land-yacht-based glitzmobiles to choose from. There's some debate about which was the most ostentatious, but there's no doubt the Zimmer Golden Spirit is a heavy contender for the crown.… » 7/13/07 12:00pm 7/13/07 12:00pm