I can always count on Mr. Regular from Regular Car Reviews to give my life the deep, rich weirdness that even a Jason Torchinsky article cannot match. So when he came to Radwood Philadelphia this weekend, he did not disappoint. It’s time for the rad car a e s t h e t i c video you didn’t know you needed.
The 1980s were the Jurassic Park of Japanese car design. Engineers were so preoccupied with whether or not they could that they didn’t stop to think if they should. A case in point: the all-mechanical four-wheel steering system in the Honda Prelude Si 4WS. Too expensive, insufficiently practical, but totally wonderful.
What is the state of the American parking lot? Go out to one near you and you’ll probably find cars just like these, and at least one of them will have terrifyingly bald tires.
I have waited for this moment for years. I have begged and pleaded for Regular Car Reviews to review a last-generation Mitsubishi Lancer forever, as it is a truly regular car. I know, because I own a 2010 Lancer GTS that has been the butt of many “reasonably-priced car” jokes. Finally, Mr. Regular reviewed mine at its…
Ah, the Dodge Demon. It’s all the angst of internet memedom distilled and tamped down into an 840-horsepower Challenger. A street-legal superlative. Only two questions remain: Who’s buying it and what’s it for? Mr. Regular might have the answer.
Imagine a biofuel-powered self-steering semi-sentient vehicle that could go through fences and reproduce its own exterior coating. You don’t have to! It’s real! It’s a sheep!
Looking for a good SW20-generation Toyota MR2 on Craigslist is a tough job, as it’s a virtual minefield of failures and sadness. But this bright blue one built by Prime Driven isn’t. It’s a little gem with 270 horsepower at the crank, and here’s how they did it without blowing up.
What do you do with a 2001 Mitsubishi Galant that’s no longer road-legal? Hoon it off-road, of course.
“This isn’t supposed to be here,” said old-school American Ford Falcon owner Mr. Regular of the 2006 Ford Falcon XR6 BF he drove in New Zealand. “This car doesn’t exist!” But it does, and it exists in the best possible alternate timeline: the one where muscle cars were designed to bring your friends.
When it debuted, Mazda’s K-series engine was the smallest V6 ever put into production. While it was quickly overtaken and then expanded into a more reasonable 2.0- and 2.5-liters (as opposed to a minute 1.8), it remained almost oddly overbuilt.
Every country has that one regular little teen car. It’s usually somewhat forgettable and always cheap. However, the 2004 Nissan Micra—New Zealand’s version of the teen runabout—is adorable. Regular Car Reviews discovered youth in car form—and sadly not a version of youth the U.S. will ever accept.
Japan has a delightful selection of impossibly quirky or fancy cars that we, as unworthy Americans, do not get to buy new. The 2008 Toyota Crown is one such fancy car that’s aimed squarely at the working culture of Japan, and Mr. Regular of Regular Car Reviews went all the way to New Zealand to drive it.
Yeah, the new Viper (RIP) is nice. It’s sleek and actually good to drive (I’m told). But I’m not interested in that one. I want a first-gen Viper. The one that had no airbags or traction control. That’s the good shit.
Today on Regular Car Reviews, we have the Mazda Autozam AZ-1. One of the least regular cars ever made.
Remember these? Mr. Regular does. The late-2000s model Lexus ISes? Perhaps when you try and recall one in your brain-space, you cannot, for these cars blended so perfectly with their suburban environments that only a blank swatch of pavement at the parking lot of a Whole Foods turns up in your mind’s eye. Ah, but this…
Jalopnik’s TV show hasn’t been canceled yet! Dreams DO come true. And this week, our TV boys head out to rural Pennsylvania to experience the magic of off-roading.
Who doesn’t love a Miata? The zippy little car with the happy headlights and grinning grill is a staple of the enthusiast car culture, and has been for over 25 years now. There is one Miata, however, that doesn’t get as much love. Maybe it should. The NC Miata was produced between 2006 and 2015 and it’s not as pure…
Nothing matters when you have a rental Camaro. It’s surprisingly fast, sure, but at its heart, it’s still a rental car. Get the insurance? Don’t care. Rev the crap out of it? Don’t care. Accidentally call it a Mustang? Sure enough, don’t care. It’s a car that exists to be beaten on, as Regular Car Reviews explains.