The Citroën XM Pallas Braves Earthquakes, Wild Horses, Raging Lava…

The best ads tell a story » 11/21/08 3:00pm 11/21/08 3:00pm, and this one for the mid-90s Citroën XM Pallas certainly does that. In fact, it's more of an informercial than an regular car ad, with inspiring music right out of an Early Dot-Com Era shareholder's meeting. Best as we can tell, the Citroën driver here is bringing a box containing a…

PCH, Presidential Ride Edition: Nixon Cadillac Fleetwood or De Gaulle…

Welcome to Project Car Hell » 11/04/08 5:20pm 11/04/08 5:20pm, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! Last time we stepped into the Liquid Sodium Garage, 78% of you felt that the , leaving the poor Granada hearse unwanted and unfeared. But that was last week; today we're locked into…

Krack Kadett Will Never Be Burned By Rioting Parisians!

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition » 10/30/08 3:00pm 10/30/08 3:00pm, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the . Today we've got some shots by Project Car Hell Poster Child and serial tipster , whose Paris wanderings led him to this riot-proof Kadett. Is Franzouse channeling the spirit of former Alameda…

Renault Alliance: The Car That Saved AMC!

All right, that headline isn't quite what you'd call accurate; actually the Alliance probably hastened » 10/27/08 3:40pm 10/27/08 3:40pm AMC's demise by a few years; while Chrysler could get a great big bailout from Uncle Sam, AMC- not being considered "too big to fail"- had to get bailed out by the government. The - and its later Encore spinoff-…

Quel Sacre Numero: Peugeot 205 Defies A Speeding Locomotive!

When a man really » 10/24/08 2:05pm 10/24/08 2:05pm loves a woman, he pursues her at high speed, menacing pedestrians and driving on the tracks in front of a big ol' steam locomotive. What better car than the Peugeot 205, which was sold via the use of the Bronski Beat song in this ad and an even more dated in another one? Of course, we like the …