Why Did The Grey Poupon Oscars Ad Makers Disguise The Rolls-Royces?

As usual, the biggest take-away from the Oscars this year was America's continued love affair with mustard. We've got the Yellow Fever bad, and the Grey Poupon commercial that aired during the Oscars just confirmed that with its huge popularity.  That Grey Poupon commercial was, of course, based on a 1988 original, and… » 2/26/13 3:00pm 2/26/13 3:00pm

PCH, Serious Luxury Edition: Mercedes-Benz 450SLC or Rolls-Royce…

Welcome to Project Car Hell, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! They don't make European luxury cars like they used to. » 1/29/09 5:00pm 1/29/09 5:00pm

Europe Fires Caminoization Salvo: 500SEpage, Silver Shadowamino!

The Murfreesboro Vanden Plaschero inspired a lot of discussion about the pros/cons of Americans hacking up fine European machinery in order to add pick-em-up truck beds. Don't forget, though, that Europe itself has a fine tradition of Caminoization stretching back for many decades. Take, for example, this pair of fine… » 4/11/08 8:00am 4/11/08 8:00am

March Madness Narrowed To Sweet 16, Round 2 Of Voting Today

Well here we are, Round 2 of Jalopnik-style madness. After the first round of voting, we've eliminated half of the 32-car field. And there sure were some upsets; Parnelli Jones' Big Oly Bronco losing to some white Italian car being perhaps the most shocking. We even had a last minute buzzer-beater, with "Billy" beating… » 3/28/08 1:00pm 3/28/08 1:00pm

March Madness Begins, First Round Of Voting

Yesterday, we gave you the brackets. Today, the voting begins and Jalopnik-style March Madness ensues. If you haven't finalized your own bracket for the office pool just yet, hurry up! The field of 32 cars from the original 1974 film Gone In 60 Seconds is about to get narrowed down by your votes. At the end this round, … » 3/27/08 1:00pm 3/27/08 1:00pm