March Muscle Car Madness: Battle Of The Bosses

It's here. The final Round of our March Muscle Car Madness. We're down to our last two contenders, and, of course, There Can Be Only One, though I bet many would argue there only is one already. That's because our two finalists are essentially brothers — only one year apart: The 1969 Boss 429 Mustang and the 1970 Boss… » 4/06/12 1:30pm 4/06/12 1:30pm

March Muscle Car Madness: Round Three, Day Two

We're right in the thick of March Muscle Car Madness, working through the Sweet Sixteen on our way to find the ultimate Muscle Car, of All Time, in the Universe, Forever. These past few rounds have been giving narrower wins as the contestants get winnowed down to the true icons of the segment, and the match-ups get… » 3/28/12 4:00pm 3/28/12 4:00pm

March Muscle Car Madness: Round Three, Day One

It was a brutal first two rounds, and my nightmares are still haunted by the spine-chilling sounds of crunching steel and the hot spray of ejected crankcase oil. Now we're at round three, down to 16 survivors. Let's take on the first four match-ups from our "Sweet Sixteen." » 3/27/12 4:00pm 3/27/12 4:00pm

1970 AMC AMX vs. 1972 Plymouth Road Runner. …

March Muscle Car Madness: Round Two, Day Two

We're in the thick of March Muscle Car Madness now, with the secret Jalopnik underground muscle car proving ground a haze of thick exhaust and littered with the greasy parts of the losers. Yesterday had some great matches, and we've got more good ones today — the end is far from certain at this point, so get in there… » 3/20/12 5:15pm 3/20/12 5:15pm

March Muscle Car Madness: Round One, Day Two

There's smoke and the acrid smell of burning rubber everywhere. The ground is spattered with oil, and littered with tires, torn V-belts, piston rods, and what might be most of a horse. The first battles of our March Muscle Car Madness finished yesterday, but now we've got a whole new crop of muscle cars to vote on.… » 3/16/12 12:00pm 3/16/12 12:00pm

March Muscle Car Madness: Round One, Day One

Hopefully everyone's had enough time to scrutinize the bracket, done their research on the cars by renting, stealing or borrowing pristine examples and hooning them within an inch of their lives. Welcome to first round voting of March Muscle Car Madness as we begin head-to-head voting with the Zombie and Rod Rage… » 3/15/12 12:00pm 3/15/12 12:00pm