You never made it easy for me. You were born a truly dreadful 1991 Pontiac Grand AM LE, and then you were sold to a woman who ran your engine out of oil at 50,000 miles. And then, in 2008, you became mine; my third car.
Someone in East Kentucky has grafted the cab and hood of a 1962 truck onto a 1990s Pontiac Grand Am and has put it up for sale online. Jesus, Craigslist, this is more disturbing than your missed connections listings.
Last week we showed you the Best Craigslist Car Ad Ever — a posting for a 1995 Pontiac Grand Am GT that needed a head gasket with some manner of beard-growing, life-bettering unicorn power. Then we brought you the story of the two guys behind it. Now a high school shop teacher's taken the car off their hands. Here's…
Earlier we told you the inspiring, life-changing story of the Best Craigslist Car Ad Ever, and many of you saw the ad, and had your lives changed forever. Since the article posted, we've been getting the ad sent to our tips line nonstop. Clearly, this is a Big Deal.
I know it's a bold claim, to say you've found the best Craigslist car ad ever. When a site exists where you could likely see an ad offering a 1985 Isuzu Stylus in exchange for a wood-burning set and 20 minutes of fellatio, the bar is pretty high. With that in mind, let's say this is the finest intentionally…
The sticky-fingered Joker who stole the World's Worst Batmobile didn't get away, thanks to the work of some eagle-eyed Jalopnik readers.
The recession's hit Michigan particularly hard, forcing even superhero wannabes to improvise. With just $100 and a dream, one Ann Arbor resident turned a wrecked Pontiac Grand Am into the world's worst Batmobile.
This Pontiac Grand Am Craigslist ad proclaims: Some people would say "Sir, you have torn half the interior out of your car," to which i would respond, "you sir are a drunk AND your wife is a common harlot." Updated.
We thought we'd run the story of a man, his bull, and a convertible-ized Grand Am some time in the past; but we can't find it. No matter, it's both funny and unbelievable enough to be verified true by Snopes.
How could The General bring himself to axe Pontiac, with a history like this? We'll admit the N-body Grand Am wasn't Pontiac's finest hour, but it was orders of magnitude better than the execrable Phoenix!
Oldsmobile, Plymouth, and now Pontiac; this century is rough on the old Detroit marques. With the the demise of Pontiac in mind, let's check out the classic Pontiacs I've photographed down on the Alameda street.And, what the heck, we might as well have a poll to determine the crowd favorite:
As you know, American-made vehicles took four of the top five places at the 24 Hours Of LeMons Gator-O-Rama, and the Stars And Stripes flew proudly over the Index Of Effluency winner as well.
So The General makes this seriously 80s-looking ad for the '88 Grand Am, so much of its time that a fine sheen of chlamydia-scented cocaine crystals will form on your TV screen just watching it. But wait! The General notes that nobody is actually buying Grand Ams, so he orders his admeisters to splice in some stuff…
Okay, the Pontiac Grand Am may not have been the greatest car in the world. It may not have even been of palatable quality when it came out, but that's no reason to drive it into your local oil jockey's pit. This video may be as old as the internet, but occasionally we like to replay the classics, you know, for the…