A Little Plexiglas, A Power Drill, And Voila! Vented Side Window For…

You see a lot of budget-challenged repairs and modifications on Crusher-bound vehicles; along with adding a handful of Little Trees, a car's final owner often performs some last-ditch fixes in order to stay mobile. » 8/29/09 1:30pm 8/29/09 1:30pm

Toyota To End Production At NUMMI Plant In March

Japan's Asahi Shimbun reports Toyota will, as expected, end production at California's NUMMI, a ground-breaking joint venture-with-GM assembly plant in March, moving Corolla production to Canadian and Japanese plants. Gov. Schwarzenegger claims they'll be back. We doubt it. [via AutoNews] » 8/17/09 9:00am 8/17/09 9:00am

This 1974 Corolla Wagon Will Never Get The Chance To Be A Drift King

This series is becoming something of an exercise in masochism for some readers; we've jabbed red-hot pokers into the eyes of Volvo fans and cheese-gratered the hearts of Mercedes-Benz lovers. How about a vintage Toyota? » 6/27/09 3:00pm 6/27/09 3:00pm

The 24 Hours Of LeMons Texas Gator-O-Rama Über Gallery: The Japanese

Japanese cars made up nearly half the entries at the Gator-O-Rama, with 44 out of 95 vehicles coming from the Co-Prosperity Sphere. Miatas, Celicas, and RX-7s galore, of course, but that wasn't all. » 3/22/09 9:00pm 3/22/09 9:00pm

Florian Jenett Can-Am Corolla Goes Green With Recyclable Aero Aids

Back in the mid-90s, Florian Jenett wanted to go Can-Am racing. Never one to let obstacles dismay him, he ignored people that told him, “You can’t afford to go racing on a German artist’s salary” or “Can-Am racing died in 1974.” Instead, he put together the Corolla-based racecar you see here. Complete with a homemade… » 8/27/08 10:00am 8/27/08 10:00am

Project Car Hell, Screamin' Corolla Edition: AE86 or FX16?

There was some grumbling over the choices in our last Choose Your Eternity challenge » 8/26/08 5:20pm 8/26/08 5:20pm (which was won by the '77 Levis Edition AMC Hornet AMX by a healthy margin), ostensibly because they were too easy… but we know the reason: being reminded of the Malaise Era brings up the uncomfortable parallels between the hard…

Automobile Mag's Top List Of Road Trip Vehicles Gives Sprinter The Nod, …

Oh, boy: Another hot summer day, another list of top vehicles for a road trip. Whereas Kelley Blue Book's top road trip cars list — the last such list we had to endure — was one of the more strange groupings we've seen, today's list from Automobile is absolutely sexy. What, you don't think the Sprinter's sexy? You ever … » 6/10/08 12:30pm 6/10/08 12:30pm

Civic Pries Best-Seller Crown Away From Ford F-150's Cold, Dead Hands

After an eleventy-billion year reign as the nation's top seller, it looks as though the Ford F-150 has stumbled for at least one month.The month of May saw the Honda Civic overtake the F-150 in sales putting the Ford down in fourth place. Whaaa!? Indeed, 42,973 F-series trucks sold in May, against 52,826 Corollas,… » 6/03/08 3:30pm 6/03/08 3:30pm