There’s nothing better than chancing upon a stash of old “do-it-yourself” magazines. It was a time when DIY wasn’t something tax attorneys did for fun on the weekends; instead, it was a way of life for people who weren’t waiting around for a mechanic to set their ignition points. Each issue in this pile was packed […]
There are good ad campaigns and there are bad ad campaigns. Mad Men‘s Don Draper might argue any campaign is good if it gets enough attention for the brand, but Chevrolet has a series of ads running now that are awful. Each features a focus group of real buyers commenting about Chevys. These people sound […]
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.
There’s a celebratory month for everything, so why not ugly cars? We’re picking January to celebrate some of the fugliest cars ever built.
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.
Are you tired of driving a car that matches front-to-back? Have you grown weary of the workaday drudgery of cohesive design? Do you hate logic? If you’ve answered yes to these questions, then your car has arrived.
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 […]
The cars detectives drove on TV get all the attention, like Thomas Magnum’s Ferrari, Rick Simon’s Dodge Power Wagon or even Enos Strate’s beat-up Chevelle on the spinoff from The Dukes of Hazzard. But what about the stalwart police cruisers from the TV shows of the 1970s and 1980s? Where’s the love for the black-and-white? Here’s […]
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.