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"… » 3/28/08 1:00pm 3/28/08 1:00pm

Trailers for Sale or Rent: Wilderness!

An (non) independent adjudicating authority that exists in the form of only one of the guys that exists in the form of Jalopnik.com has declared that "King of the Road" by Roger Miller is the website's (Inter)national anthem. Yes, we will stop with the parentheses now. And while Airstream is the official trailer of… » 1/26/07 4:45pm 1/26/07 4:45pm

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… » 3/30/06 7:24am 3/30/06 7:24am