What is the most automotive amusement $1500 or less will buy you on Craigslist?

Hibernating cars and a general lack of automotive stimuli this time of year has us perusing craigslist and counting seconds until spring. Although it happens every year, recently we've started considering something automotive that would provide us with a little amusement in the depths of winter without costing enough… »2/12/11 5:00pm2/12/11 5:00pm

Backyard Lambo Of The Day: The Missouri Olds Toronado-fied Countach

Nobody seems sick of this series after one repetition, so we're back for more homebuilt Lamborghini glory today! What we've got here is not a Fieroborghini; much like the Indiana Turbo Buick Countach, this Fauxborghini is based on a tube-frame chassis. The best part? The powerplant: a torque-brute 425 engine and… »12/02/08 2:00pm12/02/08 2:00pm

The Olsen Eagle Toronado: Expanded In Every Direction!

When "looming garage space crises" take over your life, you have but one choice: sell your customized '73 Olds Toronado on eBay! That's what's happening here, as the no-doubt-legendary Olsen Eagle goes up for sale with a starting bid of just $8,500. This beauty cost $64,720 to build in the early 80s (almost 150 grand… »6/17/08 8:00am6/17/08 8:00am

Now That's Class: 6-Wheeled Olds Toronado Limowagon!

Commenter ECNIV sent in these photos last week and I totally spaced on their presence in my inbox, thanks to the flurry of emails I received in the aftermath of the Murilee Is A Man post. But his fine limo-ized Toronado needs to be shared with the world, because it stands for all that is good and true and right about… »10/10/07 2:30pm10/10/07 2:30pm