24 Hours of Lemons Southern California: The Winners

The 24 Hours of Lemons series has been visiting Buttonwillow Raceway Park, just west of Bakersfield, since the Buttonwillow Histrionics race in 2009. For 2010 and 2011, the Arse Freeze-a-Palooza races were held at “The Butt,” followed by an Arse Sweat-a-Palooza in 2012, and then the race moved to summer or fall (starting with the […]

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Hella Sweet Lemons Car of the Week: The Corvette Bummer Stingiata

We return to the Hella Sweet Lemons Car of the Week series with one of the best possible answers to a question on the minds of many 24 Hours of Lemons racers: How can I get my Mazda Miata into Class B? As Steve Fricker and Boondoggle Racing proved, that answer is to spend hundreds […]

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VW Reveals the Last Beetle – And This Time, It’s Final. Maybe.

The Volkswagen Beetle, a machine that has a grand total of three (count ’em) generations since its introduction, will be ushered out the factory door in Puebla next July. The modern Bug, as we know it today, showed up as a concept car in 1997 and…

Niva No More? Lada Concept Vehicle Heralds the Demise of a Communist Classic

We’ve all seen movies set in the perpetually grey, bitterly cold Soviet Union (later Hollywood films featuring Russia were apparently allowed to show sunlight), but if you lived north of the border a few decades ago, it wasn’t just the weat…

Ferrari Museum Exhibitions Mark Enzo Ferrari 120th Birthday, Showcase Bevy of Ultra-rare Italian Steel

To mark the 120th anniversary of the birth of Ferrari founder Enzo Ferrari, the Ferrari Museum in Maranello is launching two new exhibitions showcasing the man and the machines he was particularly fond of. The first display is a photographic journey en…

QOTD: Care to Rank 11 Generations of the Chevrolet Suburban? (Part I)

We’ve done a couple of ranking challenges before, starting first with the Accord, then the Corvette, and following up a few months later with the Mustang. Today we rank a nameplate which has been in production longer than any of those — in fact, …

Down the Freeway of Love in a Pink Cadillac, Up the Stairway to Heaven in a White LaSalle

As someone strongly identified with the Motor City, it’s not surprising that the music of Detroit’s Aretha Franklin had some association with cars. While she first gained superstardom in the 1960s, the Queen of Soul roared back into the Top…

Twenty Years of Cadillac Escalade, America’s Bling Thing

Where were you when you first saw an Escalade? Do you recall the lesser but identical Yukon Denali? Twenty years have elapsed since the Escalade’s introduction, and the luxury brand of wreath and crest has never looked back. But today, we’r…

All the action from the 2018 Pacific Northworst 24 Hours of Lemons

The 24 Hours of Lemons property-devaluation machine has been clattering into Ridge Motorsports Park in Shelton, Washington, since our first race there in the summer of 2012, and we have seen some great racing and beautiful hoopties at the Pacific Northworst events. The 2018 race, held last weekend, offered the closest competition in all three […]

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