BBC Launches Classic Muscle Cars on San Francisco Street, We Cry

A film crew from the BBC recently decided that launching a Pontiac GTO (which we hope is a replica) and a Mercury Montego cop car off a ramp and down a San Francisco street would be pretty cool. While stunting is a vital part of every chase scene, sometimes it's a bit like knowing how sausage is made — you're better… » 6/10/08 10:40am 6/10/08 10:40am

Day Of The Cat: 1973 Lincolns And Mercuries Greet The Dawn Of Malaise!

The cage door creeeeeaks open, (perhaps suggesting the rust that will soon assail most Malaise Lincolns and Mercuries), and the angry mountain lion struts out into a field full of parked cars. The Continental... the Marquis... Montego... Comet... Cougar... they're all here, and they're all packing more bloat and less… » 5/05/08 11:00am 5/05/08 11:00am

March Madness Narrowed To Sweet 16, Round 2 Of Voting Today

Well here we are, Round 2 of Jalopnik-style madness. After the first round of voting, we've eliminated half of the 32-car field. And there sure were some upsets; Parnelli Jones' Big Oly Bronco losing to some white Italian car being perhaps the most shocking. We even had a last minute buzzer-beater, with "Billy"… » 3/28/08 1:00pm 3/28/08 1:00pm