Who wouldn't want to buy a car with skeedaddle and nickel nursing economy? This series of jazz-infused TV ads for the 1960 Plymouth Valiant uses such schlocky literary zing to sell one of America's first real economy cars.
If you're thinking economy car or any kind of car, remember: We'll take on anyone in our class and come through... for you!
Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the City That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. I'd planned to post this during my Alameda visit last weekend, but... Server Hamsters refused.
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 Barracudas and Super Bees get all the attention, but the good ol' Valiant never disappeared.
When we think of NASCAR in the early 60s, we think of big cars. Impalas. Furies. Galaxies. But for two glorious years, Detroit's new compacts took to the tracks in NASCAR-sanctioned events.
A woman who feels great passion for a Chrysler A-body with Slant Six power and takes one on a test drive through a corn field? While we're pleased that Ethel has such an excellent sense of priorities, her mother seems hell-bent on getting her to stick a big icepick through her Mopar-loving frontal lobes, find a…
Leaving the New York Auto Show last week, several of the Jalops were approached by a enterprising Town Car driver. The gypsy-cabbie offered to bring us downtown for the princely sum of $45. Spinelli bid this soon-to-be-hapless hack to look for
another sucker a guy with a carnation in his lapel to cough up the 45…