Jason Torchinsky
jasontorch
Senior Editor, Jalopnik • Running: 1973 VW Beetle, 2006 Scion xB, 1990 Nissan Pao, 1991 Yugo GV Plus • Not-so-running: 1973 Reliant Scimitar, 1977 Dodge Tioga RV (also, buy my book!)
5/18/20
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Hello! Welcome to a thrilling new week! I think you’re really going to enjoy this one--we’ve made it from only the finest, choicest hours and days. To get it started, consider this image of an Opel Rekord Coupe, and how you could probably write a dissertation of the unsexy-to-sexy spectrum of how its two passengers

5/15/20
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It’s Friday! Hot pickles, it’s Friday, which may or may not still have relevance in this weird-ass period anymore, but if it does, please celebrate or even sale-abrate with this Ford of Britain prototype Cortina variant called the Saxon, which looks kinda like a shrunken Thunderbird with better taillights. Pretty

5/14/20
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This image is important because it shows some crucial things: first, the Allegro Estate was a pretty cool-looking little wagon, and second, when you’re planning to drive a car into a lake, it’s smart to pack it full of the appropriate safety equipment.

5/12/20
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Many of the best Oversized Gynoids of the 1960s were impressive machines, capable of speech, self-programming, and feats of strength, but keeping them running required colossal amounts of biomass, usually in the form of flowering plants. Often a whole Autobianchi’s worth per day.

5/11/20
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Back in 1968, comedian and talk show host Dick Cavett underwent an experimental procedure where his consciousness was temporarily implanted into a 1961 Glas Isar while his body was being renovated in preparation for his new ABC talk show. The network scheduled a stand-up tour while he was a car, and plenty of live