What the heck, let's make today a real junkyard-stravaganza! While looking for Clunkerized machinery down on the junkyard, I ran across this pair of rust-free Amazons: one '65 coupe and one '67 sedan.
Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles parked on the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Some of you prefer the old-style galleries, so here's one for our latest Amazon.
Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Today we've got a battered old Swede from the island's East End, not pretty but still moving under its own power after many decades.
A few weeks back, we saw a reasonably complete looking 1964 Volvo Amazon in an East Bay wrecking yard, and the outpouring of grief- particularly from European readers- was heart-rending. How could such a nice Amazon be treated like some dime-a-dozen Excel or Taurus? How? Well, nobody saved the whole car, but a…