Cheap Leases Won't Save Volkswagen, But A Wagon Might

Why drive a Corolla when you can have a German sedan for less than $100 per month? Bloomberg reports that Volkswagen Jetta leases are $89/mo in some areas of the country, but is it really a deal if it’s a car no one wants? Perhaps VW should shred the cheap car image and look to a longroof to regain some sales.
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This Is Why We Need To Stop Buying Used Wagons

Well, congratulations Jalopnik. All our complaints about a lack of wagons in the world has turned the few pre-owned examples into a veritable collector’s item. I realize I’m partly responsible for creating this monster, but it’s getting ridiculous. We’ve managed to make the crossover a better buy. Bravo, everyone. » 5/11/15 7:00pm 5/11/15 7:00pm

This 1995 BMW 540i Touring 6-Speed Is The Sex

Our friends over at Bring a Trailer are listing an absolutely beautiful E34 Touring with a swapped 282 horsepower 4.4 liter V8 and a manual transmission. The owner could not get the car CARB certified for CA, so now is your chance to buy it. Current bid is $7100; this is what Jalop dreams are made of.
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Drop Everything, Move To Australia: Volvo Could Run A Wagon In Supercars

I'm not entirely sold on the part of the 2017 V8 Supercars rules that allow non-V8 engines to run yet, because I'll admit: I love that sound. On the other hand, I'm all about the part of the 2017 regulations that allow non-sedan body styles, however, because we could be getting a Volvo wagon. REJOICE! » 3/26/15 9:58am 3/26/15 9:58am

How To Buy A Unicorn In Five Easy Steps

Every so often, I get a wild hair up my ass and set out to find the impossible: The car that isn't supposed to exist, the variant that they were never supposed to make, in the rarest color, owned by a grandmother who only drove it to church: A Unicorn. Mercifully, my friends (and now my wife, hi honey!) tolerate these… » 12/13/14 12:11pm 12/13/14 12:11pm

Forza Horizon 2 Shows Us What Happened To The 'Buy My Volvo' Wagon

Christoffer Castor of Sweden finally found a buyer for his cat-stickered orange Volvo with color-matched spinsie-winsies and a haunted backseat: the Forza Horizon 2 team. Finally, the gentle Swede is free to roam the country, as far from the land of sister-biting møøse and köttbullar as it pleases. » 9/29/14 10:30am 9/29/14 10:30am

This Old Ford Concept Wagon Really Should Have Happened

We know that most concept cars are purely inspiration-fuel. There's no chance they're ever going to be built, unless we somehow morph into a society populated only by millionaires with daring taste and no luggage. But others are simply novel — and plausible — ideas. Like Ford's Aurora II wagon of 1969. » 7/02/14 9:00pm 7/02/14 9:00pm