For $8,500, What’s The Hurst That Could Happen?

Before they went belly up, Oldsmobile attempted to cast off the stigma of their previous products with the ad tagline Not your Father’s Oldsmobile. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Olds may actually BE your old man’s Cutlass, but does its price make you say oh man?

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1968 Oldsmobile Hurst Cutlass is a “boulevard bully”

We've seen a few of Car and Track's "super car wring-outs" before, but in the words of host Bud Lindemann this week's 1968 Oldsmobile Hurst Cutlass might be "the silkiest bomb ever nestled between four wheels". Hint: It's a good thing. » 3/06/11 4:30pm 3/06/11 4:30pm

Why Not Make Your Next Tattoo A Stick Shift Pattern?

Last week you met Otto Hader and the 5-speed manual transmission shift pattern tattoo on his back. He's not the only Jalopnik reader with an inkling to "Save Our Sticks." Here's a gallery of a few of their shifty tattoos. » 9/13/10 2:30pm 9/13/10 2:30pm

James Glickenhaus Buys Steve McQueen's Baja Boot

James Glickenhaus, builder of the likely-to-be-fabulously-fast Ferrari P4/5 Competizione, bought Steve McQueen's famous Hurst Baja Boot race buggy two weeks ago at Pebble Beach. For the uninitiated, The Boot's the intersection of GM parts, Hurst fabrication and unadulterated swagger. » 8/24/10 1:30pm 8/24/10 1:30pm

Another Reason Why Drag Racing Is Awesome

There's no forgetting Miss Hurst Golden Shifter Linda Vaughn, who went from race day eye candy to SCCA racer after graduating from the Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving. [The H.A.M.B. via TheSelvedgeYard] » 8/11/10 8:30am 8/11/10 8:30am

Hurst Performance Competition Plus Dodge Challenger SRT8

Although the Dodge Challenger isn't very light on its feet, it's been met with seemingly sincere adoration from die-hard Mopar and HEMI fans. Taking notice, Hurst Performance built this — the Competition Plus Challenger SRT8. » 7/06/09 12:30pm 7/06/09 12:30pm

What Does The Billetproof Chief Perpetrator Drive?

When you're in charge of both Billetproof and the Concours d'Lemons, you aren't allowed to use a Camry as your daily driver. No, you must roll Kenosha style! » 5/03/09 9:30pm 5/03/09 9:30pm

50th Anniversary Hurst Viper Shifts Into View

Fabled tuner Hurst has released the first photos of their limited-run Hurst Viper and it's gold, badass and up for sale at the next Barrett-Jackson auction. » 1/09/09 1:00pm 1/09/09 1:00pm

Nice Price Or Crack Pipe: The Million Dollar Oldsmobile?

With 70% of you opting for Booth Number Two yesterday, we can safely say that 12 grand is too much for a VW Rabbit pickup, no matter how nice. Today we're taking the asking price into the stratosphere, as in Barrett-Jackson-grade pricing, with our first million-dollar NPOCP candidate. » 12/05/08 8:00am 12/05/08 8:00am

Hurst/Hemi Challenger Teased Ahead Of SEMA Launch

These photos show details of the new 500+ HP 2009 Hurst/Hemi Challenger » 11/03/08 4:00pm 11/03/08 4:00pm that’s scheduled for an official unveiling at tomorrow. Expected to be available from a range of dealers early in 2009, Hurst is offering a variety of upgraded components for the , all of which appear to be fitted to this vehicle; that means the…

Hurst/Hemi Challenger Expected To Grind Gears At 2008 SEMA Show

The old-school shifter gurus at Hurst are back in the custom vehicle business, choosing the 2009 Dodge Challenger » 8/27/08 6:30pm 8/27/08 6:30pm as their latest canvas. The Hurst/Hemi Challenger is scheduled to make its debut at the 2008 show in Vegas, after which it's expected in dealerships during the first part of next year. A Hurst shifter is…

The Island That Time Forgot: Hurst Mystery Shifter Display

I forgot to mention one of the most important reasons for having so many surviving old cars on the streets of Alameda: Lee Auto Supply. This old-school auto-parts store has been in the same brick building on Park Street since the 1920s, and now stands as one of the only remaining independent parts stores in northern… » 12/20/07 2:30pm 12/20/07 2:30pm

Hurst Hauler On The Block

Straight out of the final year of the dot-com boom, the excessively exuberant Hurst Hauler wagon- a 2000 Firebird with kammback rear and 370-horse LS-1- was put together for the 2000 SEMA show and driven around the country for the Hot Rod Magazine Power Tour the following year. Light-years ahead of your typical… » 3/14/07 11:02am 3/14/07 11:02am