Here's Elio's Supposedly 84 MPG 3-Cylinder Engine At Full Throttle

Elio Motors is getting closer to turning their "definitive" 2016 model into reality, and here's our first look at what's going to power it: a 0.9 three-cylinder based on the Geo Metro's engine. » 3/09/15 10:10am 3/09/15 10:10am

This Geo Metro Convertible Only Has 548 Miles And Could Be Yours

I can't imagine you'll ever see anything quite like this again. Somebody is selling a 1991 Geo Metro Convertible on Craiglsist with only 548 miles for the low price of $8000. » 8/17/14 5:45pm 8/17/14 5:45pm

This Manure-Tossing Monstrosity Can Shred and Spread a Whole Car

Fertilizing your garden is no easy feat when you've got acres upon acres of farmland to cover. That's why industrial farming complexes rely on massive mechanical manure spreaders to evenly distribute cow crap. And atop this poopy pile sits the king of shit slingers, the Artex CB1200. » 6/19/14 11:40am 6/19/14 11:40am

The Geo Metro Heralded A Decade Of Strife And Sadness

The Geo Metro was a car primarily known for its frugality, its cheapness, and its crappiness. But when they first put it on sale, they tried to couch it as the harbinger of a new decade. Oh no. » 4/26/14 9:00am 4/26/14 9:00am

How To Have Fun When It's Raining

This is no ordinary Geo Metro. It's a Suzuki Swift built in Hungary. And swift it can be, as long as you add enough November rain to the mixture. » 11/19/13 1:00pm 11/19/13 1:00pm

'The 1990 Geo Metro Convertible Is An Open Air Bargain'

Convertibles. They're expensive! Doesn't that make you mad? Thankfully, Geo has come to the rescue with this, the Metro Convertible. PHEW! » 8/20/13 5:32pm 8/20/13 5:32pm

Homebuilt Geo Metro limo already in Rapture

We see more than our fair share of weird cars around these parts, and one might think that familiarity would jade us. Then you see a Geo Metro stretched like a bad furnace repair and your heart goes aflutter. » 5/19/11 2:30pm 5/19/11 2:30pm

An SHO-powered grape built to run at Lemons

What's purple, costs less than $500 and has box flares like a Renault 5 Turbo 2? Yes, it's a trick question because you haven't yet seen how this 24 Hours of LeMons racecar went from Geo Metro to SHO-powered sicko. » 4/13/11 3:30pm 4/13/11 3:30pm

Watch Harlan Ellison shill for the Geo Metro

The LS-powered Geo from earlier today got me thinking about old Geo commercials. Which is how I found myself on YouTube looking for the old "No Matter What" commercial as well as finding sci-fi writer Harlan Ellison. » 3/23/11 1:00pm 3/23/11 1:00pm

Getting To Know The 1990 Geos

What did The General need most of all in the late 1980s? You got it, another marque! All those Suzukis and Toyotas being built in California and Ontario needed friendly Detroit-style badging, not to mention those Japan-built Isuzus. » 8/15/10 12:00pm 8/15/10 12:00pm

How To Get 99.7 Mpg From A Geo Metro

One year ago, Darin Cosgrove of entered his Geo Metro in the Green Grand Prix fuel-economy competition. Over the course of the event, he coaxed his 12-year-old car to almost 100 mpg! Here's how he did it. —Ed. » 6/14/10 1:00pm 6/14/10 1:00pm

The Geo Metro Is One Of The Greatest Cars Ever Built

The Geo Metro often serves as a punch line for small-car jokes, but even modest machines have their benefits. To illustrate this, we've invited Jalopnik reader Matt Moore to speak about the distinguished joys of the sweet Met life. » 5/12/10 11:00am 5/12/10 11:00am

Geo Metro-mino: The Ecomod Work Truck

Thanks to 25 MPG fuel economy and a $22K price, the Ford Transit Connect is being sold as an affordable, efficient commercial vehicle. Pshaw. The Metro-amino will get twice the mileage for a tenth of the price. » 1/05/10 10:00am 1/05/10 10:00am

Attention, Greenies: Your Geo Metro Needs A Boattail

Darin Cosgrove, the founder of hypermiling site Ecomodder, has built himself a boattailed Pontiac Firefly, a.k.a. the Canadian-market Geo Metro. The result? 64 mpg and all the rubbernecking he can stand. [Ecomodder via Wired] » 12/29/09 5:15pm 12/29/09 5:15pm

Warning: This Geo Metro Is Not A Ferrari

We've seen fake Ferraris, but few as bold as this convertible Geo Metro redubbed the "Dino GT 760." The attention to detail is admirable, but we're sure every dead Italian is spinning in their graves like a twin-turbo V8. » 12/29/09 9:30am 12/29/09 9:30am

Inside Those Crazy Motorcycle-Engined LeMons Racers

You've seen the Angry Hamster Racing V65 Magna-powered Honda Z600 under construction, and of course you're familiar with the LeMons-winning CBR900-powered Geo Metro-Gnome… but the engineering behind these two machines pushes the LeMons Insane-O-Meter™ into the red numbers. » 11/21/09 12:05am 11/21/09 12:05am

Dodge Challenger Takes On Hungary, Blots Out Entire Country

Think a Challenger looks giant and menacing in America? Here’s one parked in Budapest behind a Suzuki Swift—which you’ll recognize as the Geo Metro. » 9/30/09 2:40pm 9/30/09 2:40pm

Two Hours In: CRX, Metro, X1/9 Leading!

Black flags have been waving, parts have been breaking, and we're witnessing an unprecedented Honda-Geo-Fiat battle for first place here at the first-ever Buttonwillow Histrionics 24 Hours Of LeMons. » 8/15/09 4:15pm 8/15/09 4:15pm

What's It Like To Race A Motorcycle-Engined Geo Metro?

We were all shocked by the Honda CBR900RR-powered Geo Metro that won the 24 Hours Of LeMons, nearly as much as we were shocked by the fact that its scary-ass chain drive didn't kill anyone. » 1/06/09 4:00pm 1/06/09 4:00pm