The Story Of The Ultimate High Flying Beer Run

Normandy, 70 years ago, and one of the biggest concerns of the British troops who have made it over the channel, survived the landings and pushed out into the bocage against bitter German resistance is not the V1 flying bomb blitz threatening their families back home, nor the continued failure to capture the port of… » 12/12/14 9:10am 12/12/14 9:10am

Massachusetts Tries, Fails To Fully Oxidize All Its Old Vehicles

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the Island That Rust Forgot. Today we're going to look at a foursome of old machines that Dr. Danger has photographed for us in his native Massachusetts. We've got a Continental, a Nova, a Spitfire,… » 8/07/08 1:40pm 8/07/08 1:40pm

Marital Infidelity Prompts All-Triumph Car Chase

When you're caught in flagrante delicto by your special lady's husband and have to flee on foot while dressed in a towel, you might breathe a sigh of relief when you discover he plans to chase you in a Triumph Stag; after all, the timing chains probably won't hold out as long as your legs. But then, in one of those… » 4/23/08 10:00am 4/23/08 10:00am

PCH, Great Rusty North Edition: Triumph GT6 or Porsche 914?

It looks like Italy has been knocked off the PCH Superpower throne by the UK, according to the results of yesterday's Choose Your Eternity poll. That means that PCH SuperGigaPower France awaits the chance to take on its historical PCH rival from across the Channel. But first, let's see how Britain fares against a… » 4/03/08 5:15pm 4/03/08 5:15pm

Malaise Spitfire Attempts To Hide Embarrassing Bumpers In Junkyard,…

We don't hold with those who hate all Triumph Spitfires across the board, although their unreliability was legendary even by British Leyland standards. No, the only ones that really deserve the "Shitfire" label are the ones hauling around 900 pounds of Malaise crash bumpers with an engine rated at... well, it's too… » 3/24/08 3:45pm 3/24/08 3:45pm