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…

1971 Chrysler Newport

Time was, big early-70s Chryslers were everywhere, driven by fedora-wearing liquor-store owners and semi-successful realtors from coast to coast. The cool thing is that you still see a fair number of them on the street; since most of them really aren't objects of obsessive resto-worship, this means that they're simply