Weird Al Yankovic Wrote The Best Car Tribute Song Ever

You've heard Weird Al Yankovic's comedic versions of Top-40 songs over the years, but did you know that, as a teenaged accordion god in 1976, he wrote and recorded the best tribute to a car ever put to tape? You do now. » 6/18/14 12:02pm 6/18/14 12:02pm

1967 Plymouth Belvedere I Station Wagon

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Now that Belvedere Adrian is back in Alameda, Belvederes are everywhere! » 5/09/10 9:00am 5/09/10 9:00am

How Does This Happen? 1965 Belvedere Coupe Is Crusher-Bound

So much racing heritage for the 1964-66 Plymouth Belvedere coupe, what with this guy's exploits and all those great Belvedere drag cars… yet this one just took its final ride behind a tow truck and now awaits its doom. » 3/28/10 1:00pm 3/28/10 1:00pm

The 22-Year Saga of Mr Belvedere, Sawzall Convertible Sedan!

Many of us have looked at a beat-to-hell sedan, then reached for the Sawzall and created an open-air summer cruiser. Then, when the weather turns cold/rainy, it gets junked. But if you're Belvedere Adrian, you keep driving it for decades! » 12/12/09 5:00pm 12/12/09 5:00pm

1967 Plymouth Belvedere II, with Bonus 1958 Dodge Pickup Bed Trailer

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Belvedere Adrian, of Faster Farms Racing fame, has returned to Alameda! » 8/16/09 9:00am 8/16/09 9:00am

1965 Plymouth Belvedere Coupe

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. The Belvedere was Plymouth's answer to the Chevelle and Fairlane. » 5/23/09 9:00am 5/23/09 9:00am

24 Hours Of LeMons Arse Freeze-A-Palooza Über Gallery: The Lone Wolves

It's no shock to find only one example apiece from the likes of AMC, Yugo, and Isuzu, but Chrysler and Subaru? Something's wrong here! In any case, these are the teams that singlehandedly represented their marques on the racetrack. » 1/09/09 2:00pm 1/09/09 2:00pm

Former Chrysler VP Recreates 1954 Plymouth Showroom In His Garage

Complete with all four body styles offered on the Plymouth Belvedere in 1954, Darrell L. Davis’s 9,000 square foot garage-homage to the '54 Plymouth also includes sales brochures, display racks, banners, signs, order books, sheets of paint samples and upholstery samples. Basically, everything needed to run a… » 9/05/08 5:00pm 9/05/08 5:00pm

Beer, Bratwurst, Baseball, and Belvederes: Tailgate Party Madness With…

Last year, Belvedere Adrian brought two vehicles from his fleet of old Plymouths, plus his vintage Serro Scotty trailer, to a tailgate party before an Oakland Athletics game, and a good time was had by all. Last weekend, however, we figured we needed more Belvederes, so Adrian brought five of his favorite B-bodies,… » 4/25/08 5:20pm 4/25/08 5:20pm

Jalopnik Support Crew Shout Out: Belvedere Adrian

We just want to give a little shout out to one of Alameda's finest sons, Belvedere Adrian. While he doesn't get paid the suitcases stuffed with cash that Murilee and I do, we did get the Gawker Overlords to cough up $1.66 to buy him a pair of gloves at the WalMart. True story. Except for the part about the Gawker… » 12/30/07 9:15am 12/30/07 9:15am