Project Car Hell: Goggomobil Or Grand Nationalmino?

In our Star-Spangled Project Car Hell Edition last Friday, the Rambler American (OK, fine, it's actually a Rambler Six) outpolled the Austin America by a 60:40 ratio. Was it a case of rust triumphing over Joe Lucas, or the patriotic appeal of wholesome, corn-fed Kenosha over the sinister English town of Longbridge.… » 7/08/08 5:30pm 7/08/08 5:30pm

Know Thy Germans: Glas 2600 V8; AKA The Glaserati!

First of all, the actual name of the company isn't Glas; it is, "Andreas Glas, Reperaturwerkst tte f r landwirtschaftliche Maschinen mit Dampfbetrieb." In English that means, "Andreas Glas, repair garage for agricultural machines supported with steam engine." Which is so old-school it kinda hurts. Second, in 1966 BMW… » 12/20/06 5:00am 12/20/06 5:00am