I always though the 2008 Malibu interior was pretty snazzy at the time.
Yeah, Radwood here I come! Completely irrational NP and I know it. I once belonged to the Yahoo Groups A Body club - lol. To be honest, there are a couple more versions I’d rather have than this one but neither had the 3.8.
Came here for this, was not disappointed.
Well, considering this particular car is known as THE COCAINE HAMMER....
You mean Jalopnik is gutted.
Same, Tracy and Torch were the only thing keeping this site in my daily rotation, so Jalop will be getting subbed out for whatever their next project is
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Learns driver survived that wreck, starts shopping Altimas.
What I’m gathering from this is clearly that a swap for the supercharged version of the motor is in order. For reliability, of course.
You know what’s sad? A new intake manifold was on her list for the restoration of this car. The next set of repairs were supposed to be it, along with fixing the air suspension in back and struts up front.
Oh, no question that that’s exactly what is happening here.
Black kids in the city can go to prison for whatever because their overworked public defender isn’t out here arguing they have college aspirations because we’ve created a system that kneecaps their ability to get a good public education. Meanwhile every… Read more
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Counterpoint — horizontal speedometers and wide split-bench seats are two things that should never have been pushed out of style by cookie-cutter cars like the Accord.
I’d allow it. When I hear a vehicle is “built to last” I always think it’s meant in a mechanical sense.