Imported compact sedans did much to eat up US market share in the 1980s, and so General Motors responded with its own unique formula.
Wheel time with an all-wheel drive Mitsubishi Lancer got us thinking about its similarities with the AMC Eagles of yore.
The 1975 Mercury Comet was a transitional car. Designed in the freewheeling late-1960s, this later version had to contend with 1970s government regulations, which is plain to see from those massive mandated bumpers.
GM’s ’70s downsizing first cut back the footprint of its big rear-wheel drive cars. Then it converted compacts like the Skylark to front-wheel drive.
Today it’s all about the crossover, but back in the 1970s and 1980s, the coupe was popular. These junkyard Buick coupes illustrate the tail end of that trend.
The Corolla Tercel was the first front-wheel drive car Toyota sold in the US, and its straightforward styling and design underlined its utilitarian mission.
It’s been rough going for Mitsubishi in the US market, but back in the ’80s, its debut here was full of promise – like this Cordia.
Auto show season means it’s also the time when the Cars of the Year are awarded. Motor Trend is of course the best known. This year, the futuristic Chevy Bolt got the prize from MT as well the 2017 North American International Auto Show, and so we took a look on Craigslist to see how some […]
Here’s the second big rusty Ford I came upon while covering the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Gotta admire the staying power of these tough old sleds, even as the tinworm makes its way through them. Let’s take a closer look.