Talbot: A Brief History in Terriblerificness

I've successfully managed to lose my class today. Before I have 9352 burners calling me an idiot, we do not have a set classroom, and thus we rely on the professor telling us where to meet. She didn't this time. Since I haven't missed this class this entire semester, I've taken the liberty of "skipping" class and… » 4/06/14 3:45pm 4/06/14 3:45pm

Malaise Is A French Word: 1979 Simca Talbot 1100 In Paris

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. We've seen a couple of Peugeots and a Renault in DOTSBE this week, so today we need to give equal time to a marque you rarely see on the North American street. Franzouse » 8/14/08 3:20pm 8/14/08 3:20pm

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

Hecklerspray on the Talbot Samba: Return to Form

Last week we wondered if Laverty was losing it his piece on the Ford Ka made us wonder if the ol' boy's mojo had gone off for a coffee break and never returned. Thankfully, he comes back today with a classic "Rubbish Cars We Love" piece on the Talbot Samba, which is about as far removed from a Talbot-Lago as one can… » 12/02/05 2:46pm 12/02/05 2:46pm