Hello ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to Friday, the day that comes between Thursday and weekend grocery shopping. My name is Doug DeMuro, and it’s time for this week’s Letters to Doug, wherein you send me letters and I respond because you guys often think up crazier stuff than I do.
A 1997 Lexus LX 450 is essentially an 80-Series Land Cruiser. That's a pretty solid off-road base, and look... somebody's added twenty feet of luxury to one! Get a lift kit and some good tires on this thing for the ultimate ferry to that backcountry brothel.
Early May 7, a drunk man allegedly stole an idling limo, terrifying its five passengers as he took them on a brief joy ride through Manhattan before crashing.
If you are aspiring to be a bizarro-world version of a superpower, and you can't get many allies but you can get plenty of enemies, no two-bit B6/B7+ armored Mercedes S-Class limousine will do. No, if you want to beat the Beast, you need a custom limo of your own. This is Russian President Vladimir Putin's new ride.
This weekend is one of the busiest travel times of the year, with many people rushing home to see their families for Christmas. Some of you will be taking planes. Some of you will be taking limos from those planes. And none of you (probably) will be taking a Batmobile limo from those planes.
No matter what you think of Jay Leno, he has one hell of a kickass car collection. But there's one car he doesn't have: President Obama's insanely armored Cadillac limo. Last night, Obama changed that. Kind of.
This rendering of a stretched, raised, and deformed Jaguar XJ limo leaked from the Chinese patent office recently. Could Jaguar really build something so ungainly for the royal family?
President Obama is on his way to Israel for a state visit. His limo, the Beast, made the trip with him. Apparently it just broke down because it was filled with gas instead of diesel. Whoops.
Further proof that people buy eco-friendly cars for their luxury and not for their economy came today when the Embassy Suites hotel in Nashville, Tennessee started to run their eight-passenger Nissan Leaf shuttle. Granola-crunchers, your limo has arrived.
Ever wanted to go back in time, but you knew you could only go with one crazed mad scientist? Worry no more, the DeLorean limo lets you bring all your friends along as you defy the supposed linearity of the space-time continuum.
While Russian manufacturer Zavod imeni Likhachova—more commonly referred to as ZIL—might be best known for the buses and trucks they produce, the company also built the high dollar executive sedans and limos that transported rich and important Russians for decades.
Reborn Italian coachbuilder Carrozzeria Castagna is coming to the U.S. and has embraced our bigger-is-better mantra with this trio of seventeen-and-a-half foot stretch limousines built out of Fiat 500s.
When Boris Yeltsin became president of Russia he mothballed the stale Russian-built ZIL limousines and upgraded to an armored Mercedes S-Class and the country's leaders have never looked back. Until now. A Russian-designer's been tapped to design a new version of the ZIL limo and it looks like it's from an alternative…
Cramming yourself into a Winnebago for your next road trip to Vegas? Ludicrous. Get there in
the back end of a big-rig
a rolling disco
, the worlds biggest limo.
Parents face a tough milestone when their children turn 16. Giving kids their first wheels is scary, but this father-turned-genius hatched a perfect plan and made junior's desire for wheels work for him. He picked a limousine.
Ever wonder what Joseph Stalin drove, or more accurately, was driven in? How about one of 32 completely armored Likhachov-built ZIS-115's. It's 19.6 feet long, weighs 9,435 lbs and gets 8.5MPG. Some tyrants are more equal than others.
Years ago man looked upon a car and said "that's not long enough for me." It's been downhill ever since. With the help of our readers here's Jalopnik's list of the ten most obnoxious limo conversions.
Being predominantly utilitarian conveyances, limousines rarely are the cause of ardor, even for those rolling in them. But today, Nice Price or Crack Pipe has a 40-foot 4x4 that will get you to the show, and will give you wood.
Wedding season's quickly approaching and if you're riding in one of these ten limos to recite your vows, start a life of baby-manufacturing and welfare-collecting, well, you might be doing Jeff Foxworthy proud.