The Greatest Dead American Car Brands From The 1950s

America has had a rough week. The tragedies in Massachusetts and Texas are still firmly on everyone’s minds, despite the jubilation last night, and it can begin to weigh on a country. With all that’s been going on, why don’t we take a brief respite and work up a bit of nostalgia? » 4/20/13 1:30pm 4/20/13 1:30pm

Rare and original 1947 Hudson truck for sale on Ebay

Although it's generally accepted the Ranchero was the first of the car/trucks, Hudson produced a more utility based truck using the front sheet metal from their cars in the late 1940s. The result was a unique mixture of car and truck that predated the Ranchero by 11 years. This very original example of a rare Hudson… » 9/25/11 12:30pm 9/25/11 12:30pm

PCH, Carpocalypse Past Edition: '56 Hudson Hornet or '57 Packard Clipper?

It's Project Car Hell, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! Since the ongoing Carpocalypse is on everyone's minds, let's go with the late-50s Carpocalypse today! » 12/26/08 5:30pm 12/26/08 5:30pm

PCH, 57 Varieties Of Hell Edition: Two 1957 Cadillacs or 1957…

Welcome to Project Car Hell » 9/08/08 5:20pm 9/08/08 5:20pm, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! Last time around, the '69 AMC SC/Rambler grabbed a photo-finish 51-49 win over the '70 Chrysler 300 Hurst in the We're going to stick with good ol' American machinery today, but instead of…

PCH, Fireball Edition: Ferrari 308GT4 or Hudson Terraplane?

Is there any Hell Project that can compete against a car with chain drive, one carburetor per 200cc of engine displacement, and pretty much zilch in terms of parts availability? We can't say for sure, but we now know that more than 60% of Jalopnik readers surveyed believe that the Honda S800 out-hells the Lotus Europa. » 2/27/08 4:30pm 2/27/08 4:30pm

Commenter of the Day: Out-of-Biz Marquee Edition

Remember Pan Am and TWA? Yeah, neither do I. But I do remember that for a time I thought I could impress girls by quoting Shakespeare from memory, specifically Macbeth. Anytime someone would mention the temporal nature of existence, which was a disturbingly common theme amongst girls that would agree to date me, I'd… » 12/13/07 5:30pm 12/13/07 5:30pm