Pontiac Is No More, But The Survivors Flourish Down On The Street

Oldsmobile, Plymouth, and now Pontiac; this century is rough on the old Detroit marques. With the the demise of Pontiac in mind, let's check out the classic Pontiacs I've photographed down on the Alameda street. » 5/02/09 1:00pm 5/02/09 1:00pm

And, what the heck, we might as well have a poll to determine the crowd favorite:

24 Hours Of LeMons Arse Freeze-A-Palooza Über Gallery: The General's…

You naysayers who want to claim that the Geo Metro is really a Suzuki can go away now, because we say a GM car- albeit a Honda-powered one- won this race! The rest of the GM field was far from Camaro-only, which is always good to see; nothing against Camaros, mind you, but they've been pretty numerous in LeMons events… » 1/09/09 2:00pm 1/09/09 2:00pm

K.I.T.T.-Driving Werewolf Murders Mexican Cheerleaders, You Can Dance…

Near as we can tell, this video for the Sonido Lasser Drakar » 11/28/08 11:00am 11/28/08 11:00am song "82 Pontiac Firebird" shows a wholesome-looking refrigerator-white 3rd-gen Firebird that turns into K.I.T.T. when the sun goes down; meanwhile, the car's driver becomes a , thirsty for the blood of the Badly Choreographed Cheerleaders. Thanks to for…

1978 Pontiac Firebird, With Bonus Pontiac Poll

Welcome to Down On The Street » 9/30/08 9:00am 9/30/08 9:00am, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Today we're going to check out a 30-year-old Detroit car that's an honest-to-god daily driver and parks in the heart of Alameda's downtown. It's got its share of bumps and…

Bullet-Riddled And Abused, Malaise Firebird Accepts Junkyard Fate


With the look of a car that spent a few years behind a double-wide outside Lodi, where it served as a convenient target for Schlitz-enhanced marksmen and bumper-jack-wielding yahoos, this Firebird seems strangely tranquil in an East Bay wrecking yard. I counted at least 100 bullet holes and at least that many empty… » 9/15/08 6:00pm 9/15/08 6:00pm

1967 Firebird Wears A Coat Of Orange Blossoms In West Hollywood

You don't often see a '67 Firebird convertible parked on the street, but SoCal-based SOS10 has managed to find what appears to be a Ram Air 400 car, complete with hood tach, Halibrands, and a layer of flower petals. Yes, that's a tow-away notice on the windshield, and no, we don't like the idea of this jewel getting… » 7/07/08 5:00pm 7/07/08 5:00pm

Muscle Car Wars Of 1978: Hood Decals Strike Back

It's a Friday, and it's the week before our most patriotic of U.S. holidays. What better time to take a look back at the best of American muscle machinery? Aha, but there's a catch: We're only going to go back 30 years. That's right, 1978. The Malaise era was striking back with a new breed of muscle cars. While not as… » 6/27/08 12:00pm 6/27/08 12:00pm