Reclaim your car buying independence with the 1984 Buick Regal

The spokeswoman featured in this commercial had men buying cars for her entire life. From the really cool Nash Metropolitan her Dad purchased for her to the significantly less cool Malaise era GM clamshell station wagon provided by her husband, the car making decisions had been made for her by someone else. » 9/25/11 9:00am 9/25/11 9:00am

PCH, 57 Varieties Of Hell Edition: Two 1957 Cadillacs or 1957…

Welcome to Project Car Hell » 9/08/08 5:20pm 9/08/08 5:20pm, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! Last time around, the '69 AMC SC/Rambler grabbed a photo-finish 51-49 win over the '70 Chrysler 300 Hurst in the We're going to stick with good ol' American machinery today, but instead of…

The Ten Crappiest Cars Of The 2008 Monterey Auctions

The Pebble Beach Concours is always a spectacle of the well-heeled celebrating the well-known in the fancy-pants car show circuit. To go along with the car show wine is the cheese, also known as the Monterey Auctions, put on every year by the house of RM Auctions. There are always hit lists of the most desirable… » 8/11/08 4:00pm 8/11/08 4:00pm

More Old Cars Than You Ever Believed Possible Down On The Tampa Street

We're mighty pleased with the vast quantities of DOTS Bonus shots from our readers these days, and some readers are going the extra mile and shooting multiple cars found street-parked in their towns. We saw Warpig's Oslo-O-Rama last week, and now it's NiceNurseRatched's turn. NiceNurseRatched lives in Tampa and she's… » 6/05/08 2:00pm 6/05/08 2:00pm

Nash Statesman Coupe and Ambassador Sedan

With perfect Michigan weather yesterday, there was no excuse for us not to make the drive over to Ypsilanti for the annual Orphan Car Show. Yes, it's a show dedicated to the fantastic classic cars left out in the cold by their dead brands. This year, the show's featured marques were Plymouth and DeSoto, but there were… » 6/02/08 4:40pm 6/02/08 4:40pm

Ferrambo Wins 2008 Ridler Award At Detroit Autorama

After the 2008 Geneva Motor Show, we needed a little recoup time, but yesterday we were back on the beat at the 2008 Detroit Autorama. We're just going to lay the smack down right away, the winner of the 2008 Detroit Autorama Ridler Award was a car we saw last year in the building stages - a Ferrari-engined Nash… » 3/10/08 7:30am 3/10/08 7:30am

Need a Subcompact, But Don't Want an Aveo?

Unlike most super-obsessive car purists, Nash Metropolitan fanciers tend to have a sense of humor... which is a good thing, because otherwise there'd be a pitchfork-and-torch-wielding mob pursuing the builder of this somewhat customized machine. As far as we're concerned, there's only one thing wrong with this 1960… » 2/10/08 2:30pm 2/10/08 2:30pm

Dan Patrick "Working" On His Nash Metropolitan


Now that the affable and lovable former ESPN sportscaster is no longer with the sports network, it would seem he's got all sorts of time to do things like work on his Nash Metropolitan. And by "working" we mean walking around the car in his garage and regularly stopping to stare at the classic cruiser, dressed in the… » 8/29/07 10:35am 8/29/07 10:35am

Yeah, Hupp! Near-Forgotten Hupmobile's Really Gonna Punch You Out

We figure if Radio Birdman's "New Race" is good enough for Toyota to use in Corolla commercials on Spanish-language TV, it's good enough for a meager Jalopnik headline. We've been thinking about the poor, proud Hupmobile a lot lately for some reason, so we thought that we'd offer a little love here on the august pages… » 9/08/05 6:11am 9/08/05 6:11am