Italian Exotic Carmaker De Tomaso For Sale

When we heard the latest offering from beloved-but-never-great Italian automaker was relaunching with a crossover we said they'd be "better off dead." Looks like we got our wish. The automaker is in the process of liquidation and looking for partners. » 5/11/12 9:00am 5/11/12 9:00am

The Island That Rust Forgot Attracts Vast Swarm Of Italian Iron

One day after the big Park Street Auto Show, the All-Italian Car And Motorcycle Show takes place just across town. No way could I resist a middle-school playground packed with weird Fiats! » 10/17/09 5:00pm 10/17/09 5:00pm

PCH, Saturday Night Massacre Edition: 1973 De Tomaso Pantera or 1973…

Welcome to Project Car Hell » 9/30/08 6:00pm 9/30/08 6:00pm, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! 1973 was quite a memorable year; engine compression ratios were down as US emissions laws sprouted some sharp claws, the Arabs got so pissed about their ass-whooping in the Yom Kippur war…

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

March Madness Narrowed To Sweet 16, Round 2 Of Voting Today

Well here we are, Round 2 of Jalopnik-style madness. After the first round of voting, we've eliminated half of the 32-car field. And there sure were some upsets; Parnelli Jones' Big Oly Bronco losing to some white Italian car being perhaps the most shocking. We even had a last minute buzzer-beater, with "Billy" beating… » 3/28/08 1:00pm 3/28/08 1:00pm

March Madness Begins, First Round Of Voting

Yesterday, we gave you the brackets. Today, the voting begins and Jalopnik-style March Madness ensues. If you haven't finalized your own bracket for the office pool just yet, hurry up! The field of 32 cars from the original 1974 film Gone In 60 Seconds is about to get narrowed down by your votes. At the end this round, … » 3/27/08 1:00pm 3/27/08 1:00pm

Project Car Hell, Fat Bankroll Edition: Stutz or Pantera?

The appeal of a couple of right-hand-drive woody wagons was almost, but not quite, enough to beat out the pair of MGB-GTs plus supercharged Toyota engine in yesterday's Choose Your Eternity poll. However, both of those choices, painful as they were, were on the inexpensive side. How can a project truly be Hell if you… » 11/29/07 5:30pm 11/29/07 5:30pm

Would You Pay 37 Grand For a '79 Guanci SJJ1 GT?

This is why we love car shopping on eBay- where else do you get the opportunity to buy, in the seller's exact words, "ONE OF THE RAREST AUTOMOBILES IN THE ENTIRE WORLD"? Yes, the Guanci SJJ1 GT, the brainchild of Chicago high-roller John Guanci, who had the inspiration to give the late-70s gold-razor-blade-medallion… » 8/02/07 5:00pm 8/02/07 5:00pm