QOTD: Can You Build an Ideal Crapwagon Garage? (Part II: Sedans)

In the first installment of the Crapwagon Garage QOTD series, we asked all of you to submit value-priced used hatchbacks which were near and dear enough to earn one of the limited spots available. Moving away from the hatch and liftback body style, tod…

Rare Rides: The 1980 Dodge Challenger, a Galant by Any Other Name

Our Rare Ride today is an excellent condition example of an easily forgotten Malaise coupe from Chrysler Corp. It is, of course, the second-generation Dodge Challenger, from 1980. After a successful first run for model years 1970 through 1974, the big,…

Rare Rides: The Terradyne Ghurka Is Ready for War

Rare Rides has previously covered various sedans, coupes, convertibles, and a truck or two. And those types of vehicles are all well and good, so long as you don’t encounter an insurgency on your way to the grocery for milk and bread. But what if…

QOTD: Can You Build an Ideal Crapwagon Garage? (Part I: The Hatchbacks)

Today is the start of a series of related Question of the Day posts. Each Wednesday QOTD for the next few weeks will be dedicated to selecting vehicles for a different section of an ideal Special Crapwagon Garage you’ll be compiling. Up for Part …

Rare Rides: The 1983 Pontiac 2000 Sunbird Nobody Remembers

Today’s Rare Ride is an oft-forgotten little J-body, designed and built right at the end of the unfortunate Malaise Era. This excellent condition example also comes from a confused time in GM’s naming of Pontiac small cars. Come along and e…

Buy/Drive/Burn: Three Cars, One Platform – 2002 DEW Edition

Last time on Buy/Drive/Burn, we checked out three C-body offerings from General Motors and forced you to choose one. The luxury flowed freely, and only limited salt was dashed upon its splendor. Today we follow the same form with Ford, looking at offer…

Rare Rides: Get Elite With Lotus and the Shooting Brake From 1974

Today’s Rare Ride is the inaugural post for Lotus in this series. We did have a brief British brush with the brand in the Isuzu I-Mark RS, which featured a suspension tuned by the then GM-owned Lotus engineering experts. Let’s see the sort …

Unpacking Elon Musk and Tesla’s Current PR Problem

It would be unfair to criticize Tesla Motors’ CEO without also illustrating just how important he is to the company. Were it not for Elon Musk, Tesla would have never made it this far. He was not only integral in its foundation but also the drivi…

Rare Rides: The 1989 Dodge Shelby Dakota – a Subtle, Speedy Box

Back in the fall of 2017, we featured the hotted-up Dodge Shelby Charger, born of a collaboration between Dodge and elder racing legend Carroll Shelby. That 2.2-liter four-seat coupe is a bit practical though, a bit pedestrian. Let’s turn up the …