I Drove The Earliest Ancestor Of The VW Beetle And It Was Great

I've been sort of obsessed lately with the murky pre-history of the VW Beetle. It's one of the most repeated origin stories in all of motoring, but that basic story has been getting some extensive revisions in recent years. What I really wanted to find was an undisputed ancestor of the Bug, and I did. And then I drove… » 11/18/14 3:30pm 11/18/14 3:30pm

1978 Citroën Dyane 6 Confort: Jalopnik Classic Mini-Review

Being a motor journalist has some really wonderful perks, like free overnight, after-hours access to any Sizzler's salad bar. I think my favorite perk is that you can often convince motor museums to let you actually drive some of their cars. Which is exactly what I did at the fantastic Lane Motor Museum. » 9/03/14 2:37pm 9/03/14 2:37pm

Why The Lane Motor Museum Is My New Favorite Auto Museum

After a week of RV living, I finally have made it to North Carolina, but I made one very important stop along the way: the Lane Motor Museum in Nashville, TN. I've been aware of the Lane for quite a while, but I don't think I was really prepared for how incredible their collection actually is. It's stunning, no joke. » 8/19/14 4:02pm 8/19/14 4:02pm