Welcome back to Found Around Town! We at Jalopnik are always finding cool or weird stuff just sitting around parked on the street. It’s been a hot minute since we had a weekend carspotting series here, so let’s dive back in with gusto.
Cops, old people, and anybody who rides in a taxi should know Ford is recalling 38,645 Crown Victorias, Mercury Grand Marquis', and Lincoln Town Cars because the last time they recalled those cars, they may or may not have done something "that could potentially result in a loss of steering."
We're used to seeing Scandinavians jumping home-brew Volvos, often to their death, but this jump comes from North America and it's the longest Volvo leap we've ever seen. It is a tribute to the open expanses of this continent.
Albany Police stopped a stolen car last Sunday and arrested the driver on felony charges. It was the driver's second felony charge in 15 days. And he's in the fifth grade.
The death of the Ford Crown Victoria was one of the most important car stories of 2011, and we choose to remember the 32-year-old Panther platform with this video of the Ford's sister car, the Mercury Grand Marquis, taking to the track.
Say you open your '97 Grand Marquis and discover a homeless woman dead in your passenger seat. Do you call someone? Or do you get a box of baking soda and keep driving? A California woman chose the latter.
When you're rollin' Grand Marquis style in Kuwait, laughing at the suckas in their effete Benzes, you need to let the world know how you feel about… well, we can't quite figure that out.
The pun may be the lowest form of comedy, but it's an appropriate medium for mocking increasingly hackneyed car names. Can you get what they are before clicking on the picture for an answer?
Using a clever formula, Forbes created a list of vehicles with a sales value below its suggested retail value. Unfortunately, it misses one piece — why these vehicles suck. That's why we've created an index to explain it.
The two cowboy-hatted "Equine Entrepreneurs" at some point noticed the horse always seemed interested in tagging along whenever they went somewhere, so they modified their car to make it easy for Patches to do so. He apparently lives for a good cheesebuger and has put down as many as five in one sitting, doesn't like…
When we first reported on the sad story of a dead woman towed away with the car she died in, reports seemed to indicate that the first responders knew that there was a dead woman at the scene. According to the LA Times, not so much. In fact, it looks like there were firefighters on the scene for more than an hour and…