1970 Chrysler Newport

Welcome to Down On The Street » 8/28/08 9:00am 8/28/08 9:00am, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. The "fuselage" early-70s Chrysler is pretty well represented in this series, with and , but seeing made me decide to break out the photos of today's vast two-door luxury machine. …

1971 Chrysler Newport Royal: Makes Buying Chryslers Like Eating Salted …

The Newport Royal was priced a couple hundred bucks lower than the regular Newport; it came with less gingerbread and a 360 instead of the 383 engine, but was otherwise the same car. See, that's to get you hooked » 8/27/08 11:00am 8/27/08 11:00am on Chryslers; the guy who buys the Royal now will go on to buy a Corboba a few years later, and by now…

After 43 Years, Dodge Custom 880 Calls It Quits

Big four-door 60s Chrysler products (such as the '66 Monaco we saw recently) aren't really worth a lot of money these days, so when that 318 or 383 finally gets a death rattle... well, that sound often means a one-way ride to the Final Parking Lot. This 1965 Dodge 880 hung in there longer than most, but now it's a… » 3/11/08 2:00pm 3/11/08 2:00pm

1964 Chrysler Newport


Since now I'm in the mood to look at mean-looking Detroit beaters, I'm breaking out some shots I took while enjoying a burritos-and-beer repast in the Oakland Coliseum BART parking lot prior to a baseball game. Apologies for the fuzztastic quality of my low-end cellphone camera, though I do think the grainy pixelated… » 9/06/07 11:30am 9/06/07 11:30am