Here's Why They Invented Engine Swaps: Buick-ized Triumph Stag

Remember this DOTSBE '72 Stag? It turns out that the execrable, 8,000-miles-between-rebuilds Triumph V8 has been replaced with the engine British Leyland should have installed in the first place: the Buick/Rover V8. » 9/26/09 4:30pm 9/26/09 4:30pm

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

San Diego Serenade: Triumph Stag and Buick LeSabre


The Bonus Edition DOTS cars just keep coming in. Today we're heading down to San Diego, where Brian B captured a very Jalopnik-centric pair of vintage cars: a 1968 Buick LeSabre and a 1972 Triumph Stag. One is a vast sedan with styling that may have been aimed at old people, but at least they were hip old people (like … » 4/02/08 2:30pm 4/02/08 2:30pm

Project Car Hell: Stag or 911?

After the $600 pair of Alfettas beat the $800 Fiat by a decisive margin in yesterday's Cheap Italian Edition Choose Your Eternity poll, we figure it's time to set the price of admission in the four-figure range for today's cars. But not very far into four figures, because this is Hell, where wallets are thin and Bondo … » 11/02/07 5:30pm 11/02/07 5:30pm