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

Jalopnik's 16 Favorite British Leyland and Rootes Group TV Commercials

Some of you observant types might notice that British Leyland and the Rootes Group were totally separate corporations, but we like to fill up tables think their ads go together quite well! » 7/19/09 12:00pm 7/19/09 12:00pm

1972 Triumph Stag

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Here's a really rare one! » 6/20/09 9:00am 6/20/09 9:00am

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… » 4/02/08 2:30pm 4/02/08 2:30pm