Six Things John Z. DeLorean Did That Have Nothing To Do With That Car

Yesterday was John DeLorean's birthday. The man was a motoring icon for many reasons, though there's really only two things about him that anyone thinks of: cocaine and a certain time machine. I don't want to bring up the DMC-12 at all. Crap. I mean, not again. Let's focus on six other things DeLorean did. » 1/07/15 10:00am 1/07/15 10:00am

For $25,990, This Goat Is Neither Fish Nor Fowl

Pontiac took its name from Chief Pontiac, a one-time leader of the Ottawa tribe. Conversely, today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Ventura is chiefly Chevy Nova. It’s up to you however, to decide if this custom coupe’s price is chiefly a no-go. » 6/04/13 8:00am 6/04/13 8:00am

A Bit Of Wax And An Oil Change, And This GTO Will Be Good To Go

Welcome to Found Around The District, where we highlight fascinating cars we find around a city where people are too busy fighting through traffic and hunting for parking to drive anything interesting: Washington, D.C. » 1/20/13 9:00am 1/20/13 9:00am

The Sometimes Fail-Tacular History Of Captive Import Cars In America…

Have you ever noticed that the term "import car" doesn't get tossed around like it used to? In these days of Toyotas from California, Volkswagens from Tennessee and Chevrolets from Canada, it's becoming harder and harder to tell the difference between a "foreign" and a "domestic" car. » 10/27/12 1:00pm 10/27/12 1:00pm

What’s The Most Underrated Car Of All Time?

Last weekend, I got some really interesting responses when I asked you what cars you thought were completely overrated. I say it's interesting because a lot of you have no love for some cars that are typically held in pretty high regard here on Jalopnik, like the E30 3-series, the Miata and even the NSX. To each his… » 9/29/12 1:30pm 9/29/12 1:30pm

This $35 Million Ferrari Is The Most Expensive Car Ever

This apple-green 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO is now the most expensive car in the world. The 250 GTO is revered by Ferrari collectors as the bees knees, and a private sale last month broke all previous price records, proving how much people are willing to slobber over a piece of artistically crafted machinery. » 6/01/12 3:30pm 6/01/12 3:30pm

$400,000 Ferrari 599 GTO Crashes Into Taxi Killing Two

The driver of a rare Ferrari 599 GTO — the fastest street-legal Ferrari ever — collided with a taxi Saturday morning in Singapore, resulting in his own death and the death of the taxi's passenger. » 5/13/12 11:50am 5/13/12 11:50am

Witness the Ferrari 599 GTO's ability to terrify children

When they aren't setting themselves on fire, it appears another one of the Ferrari 599's favorite past times is terrifying children. What sounds like the glorious wail of the 599 GTO's 670 horsepower six liter V12 to us appears to be only one thing to the kid taking a look at it—very very loud. [Brief NSFW language] » 12/11/11 4:00pm 12/11/11 4:00pm

Nevada puts prisoners to work restoring classic cars

The Wall Street Journal published an article this past week showcasing one of the most innovative and interesting uses of prison labor we've ever heard about—restoring classic cars. » 10/29/11 4:00pm 10/29/11 4:00pm

Volvo V90 with LS1 power is one sleepy wagon

Volvo wagons aren't exactly the first vehicle that comes to mind when you think about a performance car, but this is no ordinary Volvo wagon. Underneath the hood of this 1997 Volvo V90 is the LS1 V8 from a 2004 Pontiac GTO. » 10/23/11 5:00pm 10/23/11 5:00pm

What is your favorite car with hidden headlights?

When the far ahead of its time 1936 Cord 810 was introduced it changed the automotive landscape forever. One of the innovations featured on the 810 were the previously unseen standard hidden headlights (operated by crank), a feature that would be used on cars for decades afterwards. This weekend we want to know which… » 10/22/11 5:00pm 10/22/11 5:00pm

Lexus attacks two classic cars

These photos of a woman in a Lexus jumping a curb into a classic Pontiac Lemans and '40 Ford Roadster during a Southern California car show prove one thing definitively: your car is never truly safe from the beige plague. But what exactly happened here? » 6/28/11 10:30am 6/28/11 10:30am

For $25,995, this GTO is all kinds of nuts

The ‘O' in GTO is for Omologato, Italian for homologated, which itself is derived from the Greek homologeo, or to agree. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe ‘06 Pontiac GTO is derived from the Aussie Holden, but is its price something upon which we all can agree? » 6/01/11 8:00am 6/01/11 8:00am

Pontiac GTO Judge revived by Camaro-bending enthusiasts

Those of you who still pine for widetrack driving excitement have seen several attempts to restart the Pontiac shield on the bones of the new Camaro. Now the Florida home of new-age screaming chickens has gone to the next level with a GTO Judge. » 5/06/11 4:00pm 5/06/11 4:00pm

How the country's best chef got his childhood muscle car back

Chef Grant Achatz built one of America's best restaurants on his talents with molecular gastronomy. After battling back from tongue cancer, his friends decided to give him a special gift: the 1970 Pontiac GTO he'd restored as a teenager. » 3/04/11 4:30pm 3/04/11 4:30pm

Ferrari 599 GTO Spits Fire and Sounds Wonderful

If you need another reason to lust after the Ferrari 599 GTO this video provides several. Add the fact that the 599 GTO spits fire to the already long list of why we want one. (Hat tip to hoonthatsc!) » 1/09/11 3:00pm 1/09/11 3:00pm

This Is Why You Park Your Ferrari In A Garage

I'm all for driving your expensive 599 GTO instead of letting it languish and rot under a cover, but there are probably times you should park it in a garage. More at SWNS. (Photo: Peter Watt) » 12/21/10 3:00pm 12/21/10 3:00pm

High Performance Pontiac Magazine Disses High Performance Pontiac Owners

High Performance Pontiac magazine might want to reconsider its implication that anyone who has a 2004-2006 Holden-based Pontiac GTO doesn't own a real one, especially given that those readers are a part of whatever subscription base they've got left. » 9/30/10 4:00pm 9/30/10 4:00pm

Jalopneronomy 8:3: Man Can Live By Breadvan Alone

What happens when Enzo Ferrari won't give you a GTO? You upgrade a Ferrari 250 GT SWB, turn it into a Kammbacked masterpiece and call it Drogo, a.k.a., the "breadvan," a.k.a., a Ferrari both sexy and totally bizzarre-ini. [formfreu.de] » 9/14/10 9:30am 9/14/10 9:30am