'The 1990 Chevrolet Lumina Is The Official Car Of Disney-MGM Studios'

Some automakers like to use their dynamics or power as publicity for their cars. Chevy used animated dwarves and an association with Disney's new MGM Studios as its promotional tool. » 1/30/13 6:00pm 1/30/13 6:00pm

Custom El Lumino Is A Bizarre Find That Must Be Seen

As any enthusiast of hacked together backyard truck conversions custom automotive creations in the
style of the El Camino or Ranchero knows, once you start looking there is a surprising abundance of these strange vehicles. » 5/27/12 2:00pm 5/27/12 2:00pm

What is the Ugliest Car Ever Made?

Everyone has heard that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. By our calculations, ugly is also in the eye of the beholder, especially when it comes to automotive styling. What is the ugliest car ever made? » 1/29/11 4:00pm 1/29/11 4:00pm

A Handi-Vac-Shaped Lumina Limo Super-Van

When you take the weird-to-start Chevy Lumina minivan and double it up, you end up creating one very weird vehicular contraption. Look upon it with wonder, fear, and awe. (Hat tip to Josh!) » 2/18/10 10:00am 2/18/10 10:00am

Maserati Lamp Is Almost Like Owning The Real Thing

Don't have the $100,000-plus to pony up for a new Maserati? Don't worry, friends, there are other options out there. Take this Maserati Lamp, for example. Designed and produced by Lumina, this ode to Italian design is available in a standing or tabletop version. It takes a cue from the automaker by including the… » 5/02/08 4:40pm 5/02/08 4:40pm

Danger! Moose Obliterates Lumina

Moose are proving to be the bane of the open road roadway. Before they were just eating our cars, now apparently they are committing auto-assisted Seppuku. After seeing those gloriously gory photos of a BMW being outfoxed by the local wildlife, reader Jeffrey Schmatz called us dainty little girls and sent in pics of… » 12/14/07 11:30am 12/14/07 11:30am

Remember that Chevy SS we showed last week? Apparently the House of Saud gets its own Chevy SS. It's just the thing for sandal surfing and executing four-wheel drifts across the Hijaz/Wadi Hanifah junction. [Popular Mechanics] » 7/16/07 6:15pm 7/16/07 6:15pm

2009 Chevrolet Impala SS, or Not: Emerging Market Muscle?

Michigan plates, rear-wheel drive, 6.2-liter LS3 V8 under the hood — one would hope — and double esses across its hind quarters. We'd be tempted to think it's Chevrolet's version of the Pontiac G8 and Holden VE Commodore. But soon-to-be car site Motive — partially constructed by one who brought you the sadly defunct … » 7/13/07 3:07pm 7/13/07 3:07pm

Lumina SS Spotted In Metro Detroit: Big Whoop

Kodak's Lumiere slide film always made us think of the Chevrolet Lumina, even though it referenced French filmmaking brothers, rather than crappy-ass midsize GM cars of the Dark Times. But for some reason, GM has persisted in using the Lumina name in foreign markets. Why? We have no goddamn idea, but at least in… » 8/25/06 6:00pm 8/25/06 6:00pm