PCH, LeMons Cars For The Street Edition: Cadillac Fleetwood or Volvo…

Welcome to Project Car Hell, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! Wearing a helmet in your daily driver is cool. Really! » 10/18/09 7:00pm 10/18/09 7:00pm

1979 Cadillac Fleetwood Limousine

Welcome to Down On The Street » 11/21/08 8:00am 11/21/08 8:00am, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Cadillacs sold pretty well, even after most of a decade of Malaise-y gas prices and general sense of diminished expectations, so you could still buy a great big angular slab of…

Nice Price Or Crack Pipe: Wizard Of Oz Tin Man's '69 Cadillac For More…

There's no end to the Nice Price Or Crack Pipe » 11/14/08 8:30am 11/14/08 8:30am choices here, even after 57% of voters went with "Nice Price" on the yesterday. Today we're going to explore the value of in a car, in this case a '69 Cadillac Fleetwood- a cool machine in its own right- that was once owned by , the man who played the Tin Man in . The…

Cadillac Fleetwood: Choice Of Seattle Portland Junkies

Gus Van Sant's Drugstore Cowboy isn't a car movie per se, but you'll see some great old Detroit iron in this 1989 film (which is set in early-70s Seattle Portland). Somehow this choice of vehicle just seems right. Thanks to this YouTuber, we can watch Matt Dillon shoot some smack in a smooth-ridin' 1965 Cadillac… » 6/13/08 4:00pm 6/13/08 4:00pm

1968 Cadillac Fleetwood Docks In San Francisco

If and when I ever run out of Down On The Street cars in Alameda, all I'll need to do is head across the Bay to find another vast storehouse of old street-parked machinery. San Francisco is rough on cars, but that just means that the old veterans boast that many more character-building battle scars. Take, for example,… » 4/11/08 1:00pm 4/11/08 1:00pm

March Madness Narrowed To Sweet 16, Round 2 Of Voting Today

Well here we are, Round 2 of Jalopnik-style madness. After the first round of voting, we've eliminated half of the 32-car field. And there sure were some upsets; Parnelli Jones' Big Oly Bronco losing to some white Italian car being perhaps the most shocking. We even had a last minute buzzer-beater, with "Billy" beating… » 3/28/08 1:00pm 3/28/08 1:00pm

March Madness Begins, First Round Of Voting

Yesterday, we gave you the brackets. Today, the voting begins and Jalopnik-style March Madness ensues. If you haven't finalized your own bracket for the office pool just yet, hurry up! The field of 32 cars from the original 1974 film Gone In 60 Seconds is about to get narrowed down by your votes. At the end this round, … » 3/27/08 1:00pm 3/27/08 1:00pm

Caddy Wagon Now On The Block


Remember that '79 Cadillac Fleetwood station wagon we saw being used as a tow vehicle at the Thunderhill 24 Hours of LeMons? Well, it's for sale, and- better yet- the owner states that it "recently became world famous" due to coverage on... guess where? The wagon was originally owned by the vast Harris Ranch, and it… » 3/14/08 10:00am 3/14/08 10:00am

Cash and Caddy: Johnny's Black Cadillac to Be Auctioned

Despite that (or, perhaps, because) our first impression of Johnny Cash was his singing "Dirty Old Egg Suckin' Dog" on the Muppet Show, we grew up to be a fan. We even watched "Walk the Line" on the plane back from the Geneva motor show, while we should have been sleeping off an ill-considered shot of morning courage. Now, … » 3/30/06 7:24am 3/30/06 7:24am