Gold Leaf "Premium Bond" Aston Martin DB7 Tackier Than Roger Moore

Gold isn’t known to the be the most durable of materials, which is probably why over-the-top tuning firm Alchemist left it off the bumpers and rockers. The 24-carat gold leaf on this Aston Martin DB7 »10/24/08 6:00pm10/24/08 6:00pm is actually part platinum for longevity, but we still wouldn’t advise running it through a car wash, especially since…


Jalopnik Goes mph: Mike Austin, Guest Associate Editor For Jalopnik

Don't adjust your dials folks, we haven't warped into another universe or back to late 2005 and another website. My name is Mike Austin and l'll be filling in for Davey G. this week. He has already transferred his love of Caminos to me telepathically, so coverage of all things both car and truck will continue… »4/24/06 10:50am4/24/06 10:50am

Internecine Strife at MPH, or What Happens When Your Editor Vehemently Disagrees with You

Mike Austin and Eddie Alterman, we adore you both. Y'all know that. And we like the way you've started usiing your blog; beating each other 'bout the head and whatnot. Backstory? Austin posted a bit on the Dodge Ram Mega Cab, relating it to a Merc Pullman. Alterman decried this as silly, busting out with "Perhaps… »2/18/06 1:47pm2/18/06 1:47pm

MPH Totally Punks Out, Brings Andy Wendler on Full-Time

Yeah, there're a few of us out there in the auto-journaling world who spent far too much of our young lives in the punk scene, notably Rides' Brian Scotto, Gearhead founder Mike LaVella, StarQuest obsessive Mike Bumbeck (who used to play pinball with Clint Conley of Mission of Burma!) and Andy Wendler of Maumee, OH's… »12/28/05 11:57pm12/28/05 11:57pm