A 9,000 Mile Journey In A Mustang, Part 1: New York To California

This summer, I drove from my home in Brooklyn, New York, to Los Angeles and back again. It's just something I've always wanted to do. It was a special trip for me, not just because I got to see the whole country and spend time with some of my favorite people, but because the idea of driving a Ford Mustang clear across… » 10/29/14 9:21am 10/29/14 9:21am

40 Burly Antique Trucks Will Convoy 2,000 Miles To Celebrate Historic…

For the most part, Route 66 has been replaced by long, uninterrupted stretches of four-lane interstate. But that hasn't stopped the American Truck Historical Society from gathering about 40 classic trucks together to follow the classic 2,000-plus mile route from Chicago to San Bernardino. » 9/12/12 4:40pm 9/12/12 4:40pm

The Caddy ranch

Half buried in the ground and covered in spray paint, there isn't much left of the elegance these 10 Cadillacs left the factory with. Found off what was once Route 66, Cadillac Ranch remains a popular tourist attraction and reminder of a time gone by.
(Photo Credit: Longhorndave) » 2/26/11 12:30pm 2/26/11 12:30pm

The Old Cars of Route 66

Although Route 66 is no longer a commissioned highway, the famous road immortalized in song and dubbed "The Mother Road" by John Steinbeck in The Grapes of Wrath, is still marked with reminders of what made it great. » 11/13/10 11:30am 11/13/10 11:30am

Top Ten American Automotive Pilgrimages

It wouldn't be a Jalopnik Automotive Amerigasm without a nod to the places that make American automotive history so great. Eddie Izzard may joke that he's from "Europe, where the history comes from," but the relative young age of the auto industry means our automotive history is as old and rich as anyone's...and of… » 7/03/08 2:00pm 7/03/08 2:00pm

The Z06 on Route 66

Inside Line's Bill Baker makes the Chicago-to-LA run, following the route of America's most storied highway in a Z06. To say that we're exceedingly jealous is an understatement after all, the last time we traversed nearly two thousand miles of American soil it was in a stuffed-to-the-gills Durango pulling an… » 12/08/05 3:29pm 12/08/05 3:29pm