The Juke: Proof Nissan Isn't Even Trying Any More

Avert your eyes. Please. This is likely the upcoming Euro-spec Nissan Juke, a horrifying fug-monster of a vehicle so hideous it might supplant the Pontiac Aztek as the butt of all jokes. At least for a little while. [WoodysCarSite] » 2/01/10 3:15pm 2/01/10 3:15pm

Shopping For An Argentine Rambler? Renault Torino Available In…

We love weird South American versions of North American cars, and you'd be hard-pressed to find a car with a more complicated family tree than the Renault Torino. Conceived as the result of AMC-Renault cooperation, based on the '65 Rambler American Rogue, with body redesign by Pininfarina and power by Kaiser, the… » 5/19/08 8:00am 5/19/08 8:00am

Nissan's New Rogue Aims Low

If you've got under 20 large, you've got yourself a mini Murano. Nissan says its new Rogue small SUV entry is coming to market at the paltry sum of $19,995, including shipping. That's for the base 2WD S model; for all-wheel-drive, it's $21,195. The higher-spec SL starts at $21,415, with an all-wheel-drive version… » 9/18/07 5:30pm 9/18/07 5:30pm

Rambler Rogue? No, Renault Torino!

One of the cars in the above illustration is a '79 Renault Torino, while the other is a '65 Rambler American. Notice any similarities? The story of the Renault Torino isn't just the usual case of a US automaker selling the tooling for an obsolete model to a South American manufacturer, nor was it a simple re-badging… » 2/23/07 2:44pm 2/23/07 2:44pm

Detroit Auto Show Preview: Nissan Rolls Out A Roguish Mini-Murano For…

During the hell that was automakers' holiday parties (we can't quite shake the recurring nightmare of being eaten like a loin-burger by a 50-foot-tall Bob Lutz) — one brief respite was Nissan's embargoed event/holiday "blowout" to show off its new ute, the Rogue (nee Qashqai in Europe). Unlike the more pedestrian… » 12/28/06 10:01am 12/28/06 10:01am