Watch This Ready-To-Explode Ford Fairmont Run 10.20 In The 1/4

This is a brave man. Despite the fact that the engine on his circa 1980 Ford Fairmont sounds like a sewing machine and is clearly about to explode, he takes it to the drag strip and sprays nitrous through the whole run. » 7/27/12 2:30pm 7/27/12 2:30pm

Watch Bill Cosby Explain Ford's "Sneaky Squeak Test"

What is the best way to make a malaise machine seem like the shiny squeak-free new car you've always desired? It seems in 1979 Ford believed the answer was getting Bill Cosby to explain their "Sneaky Squeak Test" » 4/07/12 9:00am 4/07/12 9:00am

'78 Ford Station Wagon Wins Rallycross #2

Tanner Foust took the podium in Rallycross #2's competitive AWD class, but it was Matthew Johnson in a 1978 Ford Fairmont Wagon that stole our hearts, managing a crazy win in the 2WD class. Pure, V8-powered awesome. » 10/07/10 3:30pm 10/07/10 3:30pm

1978 Ford Fairmont Station Wagon Down On The New Hampshire Street

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the Island That Rust Forgot. Here's a nice Fox Ford Find from New England, courtesy of FuzzyPlushroom. » 11/29/09 4:00pm 11/29/09 4:00pm

Nice Price Or Crack Pipe: The $14,900 Ford Fairmont Durango Pickup

Ready for another round of Nice Price Or Crack Pipe? Yesterday, a decisive 89% of you felt that $6,500 was just too much to ask for a Datsun 200SX convertible » 10/30/08 8:00am 10/30/08 8:00am, so it's off to Booth Number Two for that car! Today we've got something for you fans of vintage Detroit iron- a genuine, coach-built, 1-of-120-built 1981 Ford…

Which Dead US Automotive Nameplates Should Remain Buried?

Seems the boss-man has been moonlighting again over at Popular Mechanics, this time advising Detroit about which of its dead nameplates should remain six feet under. We won't give away Ray's picks; you'll have to head over to PopMech for those, but we've tossed our own version together after the jump. » 7/24/08 6:00pm 7/24/08 6:00pm

Project Car Hell, Ten Buck Gas Edition: Electric Hornet Or Electric…

Looks like the Ferrari-versus-Lamborghini Hell Project score is now Enzo 1, Ferrucio 1, according to the results of Monday's Choose Your Eternity Poll. We'll see about reprising the epic battle of the kings of finicky and costly Italian machinery soon enough, but today we're going to tell the oil companies we've had… » 6/18/08 5:20pm 6/18/08 5:20pm

Another Ford Fairmont Durango For Sale, Can You Resist The Foxchero?

Whereas many of the El Camino-ized vehicles we share with you, like the Volvo XC70chero, are unique custom jobs of varying degrees of quality, the Ford Fairmont Durango was actually built in a factory. The history is muddy, but after the demise of the Ranchero, Ford worked with National Coach Products in some capacity… » 5/15/08 9:20am 5/15/08 9:20am