Celebrating 450 Old Vehicles Down On The Alameda Street: Detroit…

The Down On The Street series has been around for a couple years now, and we've seen a good sampling of big ol' Detroit luxury dreadnaughts down on the Alameda street during that time. » 7/12/09 10:30am 7/12/09 10:30am

1971 Imperial LeBaron

Welcome to Down On The Street » 10/22/08 9:00am 10/22/08 9:00am, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Today's car is one I'm quite familiar with, since it's now sitting in my back yard. No, it isn't my current Personal Hell Project; I'm helping Czech automotive journalist…

1964 Imperial Crown, Plus Bonus DOTS Imperial Poll

Welcome to Down On The Street » 10/08/08 9:00am 10/08/08 9:00am, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. I've been thinking about the Imperial quite a bit lately, since there's a very clean hardtop '71 Imperial Le Baron now sitting in my driveway. We'll get the story on that car a…

For All You 60's-Era Chrysler Fans, Imperial And New Yorker, Oh My!

These two 60's-era Chryslers were rolling ahead of the Woodward Dream Cruise and parked around the corner from each other at Duggan's Irish Pub, the place where we saw the same company unveil the Chysler PT Dream Cruiser Series 5. The contrast in awesomeness could not be more poignant. The wagony goodness of the New… » 8/15/08 2:00pm 8/15/08 2:00pm

Break Out The Pabst, Boys, It's Imperial Wrenching Time!

Sometimes the old 413 in the '65 Imperial just won't run right. That's when it's time to buy a case of Pabst Blue Ribbon and invite some of your grimy gearhead henchmen to dive into the Chrysler's innards with you! I shot this circa-1987 image on a keychain camera using 110 film, hence the excessive,… » 9/13/07 3:30pm 9/13/07 3:30pm