1970 Cadillac Coupe de Ville, With Bonus Beater Poll

We've seen a pretty nice Cadillac and a fairly rough one, but we haven't seen a beater Caddy... until today! This '70 Coupe de Ville lacks a grille and rear bumper, but so what? It looks good! And, since we love beaters at El Jalop, that's an excuse for a poll. Vote early, vote often!
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1970 Chevrolet Impala

This car might not actually be an Impala, since any emblems have long since departed. It could be a Caprice, or maybe a Biscayne or Bel Air. No matter; "Impala" is the generic term for early-70s big Chevy cars, and that's what I'm calling it here (I'm pretty sure the low-end big Chevrolets in '70 didn't have the wheel… » 10/01/07 9:00am 10/01/07 9:00am

Beater Of The Week: You Want Cheap Car? We Know Cheap Car!

Fellow ex-Year One copywriter Andrew, having seen today's QOTD, sends us a tip about his fine website, Beater Review. Beater Review covers today's QOTD topic in exhaustive detail and includes such fine automobiles as the Olds Achieva and Volvo 240GL. We also dig the Wrecker Bait section. Jalopnik says check it out! » 6/27/07 3:00pm 6/27/07 3:00pm