Motor Mystery Monday: Why Did Lee Iacocca Hate The VW Thing?

I’ve always wondered why VW only sold their rugged, Beetle-based fun car, the Thing, in the US for only two years, 1973 and 1974. The car remained in production and for sale elsewhere until 1980, and while it was always a quirky, somewhat overpriced oddball, it was gaining a following. Also, Lee Iacocca seems to have… »5/04/15 10:05pm5/04/15 10:05pm


PCH, Vintage Baja Racer Edition: Peugeot 404 or 1957 Baja Bug?

The recently-exhumed Lancia Scorpion takes the win over the electrical-system-challenged Merkur XR4Ti by a 60/40 ratio in yesterday's Choose Your Eternity poll, preserving Italy's status- for now- as a PCH Superpower. And, speaking of PCH Superpowers, we have some unfinished business from Wednesday; it seems that a »6/06/08 5:20pm6/06/08 5:20pm