Jalopnik story subject and automotive aficionado Margaret Dunning has died in
an incredible attempt to break the land speed record an accidental fall.
Enjoy some fiery hijinks
...is made of expanding foam
Lincoln has announced they are rebooting (yet again) with another advertising campaign. This time, they hired this guy:
Here's a 19' long 1974 Buick Estate... Happy Birthday!
A good Samaritan turned into an (alleged) rapist in my hometown, Redford Township, Michigan, and assaulted a woman after she ran out of gas. Police are looking for the car in the picture & video link below, which they are only identifying by color - so safe to assume they do not know the make and model. Does anyone…
oh, New York Daily News...
TWO comment boxes at once!
I went to the auto show this morning. The first thing I noticed, Lincoln has a emblem-inspired lattice cage around their display so that you cannot escape. I assume a trap door closes as you enter, and you are not allowed to leave without committing to a test drive:
GrauGeist mentioned that the Subaru B.R.A.T. was overlooked in the Ten Best Cars of Famous Politicians, so I took the opportunity to post some pictures of Ronald Reagan with vehicles, because... why not? (Unfortunately, there is no picture of him driving the B.R.A.T., so it is included, alone, in its restored glory)
Took these terrible grainy pictures of a car on I-696 this morning...but what is it?
As I whizzed by a guy in a Panamera puttering along at 55-60 in a 70mph zone — in my wife's 170k mile Toyota ECHO, no less — I couldn't help wondering if we'd both be better off with each other's cars.
This isn't a 'shopped photo... took this with my phone today. Someone actually grafted the front clip of a Corvair onto an Escort ZX2, and left it out in public for everyone to see:
...that after we have died off, future civilizations will find the Robocop statue being put up in Detroit, and think we were all idiots.