1/19/20
3:02 PM
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Oh, what a joy it must be to be as slippery as a Mercedes W201 190E.

1/18/20
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Six years after being acquitted of violations of SEC regulations in a trial that helped to ensure the demise of the Tucker Corporation, Preston Tucker returned with a new car. The Tucker Carioca was to be a fun to drive mass-market car sold in kit form. Unfortunately, the car never made it off the drawing board, and

1/14/20
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One of the most famous automobile roof designs ever debuted at the Geneva Motor show in 1963 on the Mercedes-Benz 230 SL, also called the “W113. The lid, with its concave shape, earned the car the name “Pagoda,” a term alluding tocurved roofs of Far Eastern temples.” But the shape didn’t exist for just aesthetic

1/12/20
3:05 PM
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The Jaguar Mark X was long, low, and wide. It was the brand’s first attempt to build a car for the American market, and while the car never really was the success the Jaguar thought it would be over here, I still love it. It has the kind of presence you need to ferry important diplomats around. Or at least to park in

1/11/20
9:51 PM
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The 1983 Ceres was a sleek fiberglass three-wheeler with an advertised drag coefficient of 0.18. Powered by a 3-cylinder 993cc engine, it could reach over 90 mph. Marketed as “In touch with tomorrow,” it perhaps wasn’t since it didn’t see very much tomorrow.

1/11/20
9:45 AM
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In 1994, Dodge tantalized car enthusiasts with a modern muscle car. The Venom was a V6 powered rear-wheel-drive two-seater built on the Neon platform, somehow. It had 245 horsepower and, we were told, would cost $13,000 fully loaded. It never made it to production, obviously, and joins a long list of great show cars

1/7/20
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This school bus at The Henry Ford Museum is from 1927 might just be the oldest still existing in the U.S. Brings back school day memories for the majority of you, doesn’t it?

1/5/20
9:45 AM
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For only $3250, you get four doors and twelve cylinders. Sure, you could buy 11 Model Ts for that price, but wouldn’t you rather have the style and exclusivity that can only come from a car company that won’t exist in five years?

1/4/20
1:06 PM
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The 2010 Ford Taurus was the official car of CES 2010. I suppose that meant that the car was meant to be seen as high-tech and ground-breaking in some way. That was bound to be a challenge for a reskinned Ford Five Hundred with a name from 1985. While cops liked it, the reborn Taurus was hardly a big seller and it

1/3/20
10:00 PM
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I’ve sent a Telex off to the folks in Weissach to secure my allocation for a Porsche-propelled airplane engine to slot into the nose cone of my experimental craft. Sure, I could have gone with a Rolls-Royce, but I need some proper aircooled flat-six exhaust notes when I’m soaring high above all of you plebs.

12/31/19
6:00 PM
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We may be celebrating the present tonight by ringing in 2020 at midnight, but this person towing a pair of Cake Kalk OR electric bikes behind a Polestar 2 electric sedan is straight up living in 2040. Happy New Year, everyone.

12/29/19
1:05 PM
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Earlier this week, we at Jalopnik were discussing whether Oldsmobile built any cool cars besides the Toronado. Some were skeptical but I knew better. I knew the 1964 Ninety-Eight hardtop was good and cool. It had to be if it was allowed to drive right into this fancy party like this.

12/28/19
9:45 AM
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Whether you’re gearing up for the last days of Hanukkah or getting ready to shift into next year, thank you for being part of our little car blog, and thanks for putting up with my cheap puns.

12/25/19
8:45 AM
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Seasons Greetings! I’d like to welcome you all back to another year’s edition of Group C-smas, where I, as the newest Chosen member of the Jalopnik team, will be helping Mike Ballaban and Raph Orlove share some of our favorite memories from the era of Group C (and GT1!) endurance racing during the ‘80s and ‘90s.

12/22/19
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Are you looking to move on up to a more refined lifestyle? Perhaps the kind with ski-in/ski-out access, whatever that is? You’re in luck. The 1983 Ford Bronco comes with V8 Power, a Dana 44 front axle, and enough two-toned pretension to get you situated in the lodge after a few runs in fresh powder or whatever it is

12/21/19
9:45 AM
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Before Apollo 8, the farthest anyone had been from earth was about 850 miles. Fifty-one years ago today, Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders launched atop a Saturn V rocket on a journey that would take them nearly a quarter of a million miles away, where they would orbit the moon ten times and capture one

12/18/19
8:45 AM
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I certainly wasn’t born yet in 1968, so there’s no way I was waiting up for Santa that year. Good thing I wasn’t, because he would have probably been late because he went to one of the “cold rooms” in Dearborn to check on the Ford Bronco.

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