Le Mans is the most grueling track test for both drivers and cars of any race on the planet. 24 hours long, much of it spent over 200 MPH, and all of it in France. So surely a car named "Le Mans" will reflect those qualities, right? Enter this lilliputian monstrosity, the 1988 Pontiac LeMans.
These photos of a woman in a Lexus jumping a curb into a classic Pontiac Lemans and '40 Ford Roadster during a Southern California car show prove one thing definitively: your car is never truly safe from the beige plague. But what exactly happened here?
Do we really need to go into great detail about how wrong the Pontiac-badged '86 Daewoo LeMans really was? Probably not.
Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. How about a clean GTO that really does park on the street every day?
Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Here's a car that will get the Pontiac experts all excited.
Today we're showing the work of a Los Angeles-based pro photographer who heads down on the street to find his subjects: battle-scarred American cars in their natural habitat!
The immediate reaction to this article sent to us by The Bouncer was an indignant cry of 'blasphemy!' What you see above is no ordinary 1972 Pontiac LeMans, indeed this dark horse has a dirty little secret. Tucked away under that sleek hood there lies no V8 engine, not even a V6, in fact, the engine wasn't even born…