Renaults, Citroens And Talbots... Oh My! French Cars On Bastille Day

Happy Bastille Day! In honor of the 219th anniversary of the symbolic beginning of modern France, our very own Frenchman Franzouse, has collected these photos from the "Course de Cote" vintage hill climb in St Geniez D'olt. Each car is a unique part of French rallying history, and the gallery includes a Renault R5… » 7/14/08 2:00pm 7/14/08 2:00pm

Sunbeam Rapier Fastback: Not Barracuda-Inspired, Really!

The Sunbeam Rapier Fastback's designer claimed he wasn't ripping off the look of the early Plymouth Barracuda (and maybe he's telling the truth) but so what if he was? How can you not love a British Barracuda? Too bad Rootes couldn't talk corporate overlord Chrysler out of some Slant Sixes while they were at it,… » 3/21/07 5:25pm 3/21/07 5:25pm

Not an Sunbeam Alpine, It's a Russian Durways Cowboy

Thanks to our new buddy Max, we've identified the last of the bogus Sunbeams from the scam we uncovered earlier today. It's the Durways Cowboy, a new Russian SUV based on the same underpinnings of the Romanian ARO military vehicle — you know it as the Cross Lander 244X. Max says it's built in the small town of… » 11/10/05 4:33pm 11/10/05 4:33pm