Bar Fights, Lawsuits and the Flu Pandemic: The War Between Henry Ford and the Dodge Brothers

Henry Ford is practically revered as the patron saint of American cars, and the Model T is his holy text. But it wouldn’t have happened if not for the life, and possibly the death, of two of his biggest rivals: the Dodge brothers. And if it weren’t for a small complication, such as the most deadly pandemic in recorded…

Meet the Golden Eagle, The Car Claimed to Have Killed At Least Fourteen People

Who doesn’t love a good spooky story? It’s the perfect time of year to blur the line between the real and the supernatural—and here at Jalopnik, that means we’re doing it on four wheels. We’d like to introduce you to the 1964 Dodge 330 Limited Edition, nicknamed the “Golden Eagle”, a car with a reputation that could…

Why Buy This 33k-Mile Porsche 911 for Over $165,000 When You Can Get a 254k-Mile Turbo Plymouth Voyager for $3,500?

I just don’t get it. Somehow we live in a world where non car-enthusiasts keep buying SUVs with no off-road capability, and car enthusiasts keep spending ridiculous sums on Porsche 911s. All this when really, they should all be buying this five-speed 1990 Plymouth Voyager Turbo for much, much less. What am I not…

Georgia Sheriff Ends Up Using Taxpayer Money for Hellcat Purchase Deemed Too ‘Extravagant’ for Federal Funds

The U.S. Department of Justice wasn’t thrilled that a Georgia sheriff bought a 707-horsepower Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat with federal funds, demanding he reimburse the nearly $70,000 he spent. The DOJ got its money back, but local outlets report that the sheriff’s department just used county tax dollars on it instead.

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