Paging Darth Vader, Your AMC Pacer Has Arrived

The Pacer was a poorly built hatchback from the waning years of AMC's existence on this planet and would have totally rusted into the collective garbage heaps of America if not for the iconic appearance as the preferred ride of two rockers named Wayne and Garth in the groundbreaking SNL skit-crossover-feature… » 9/29/14 1:15pm Yesterday 1:15pm

This AMG E55 Wagon Is The Automotive Narwhal You Need To Own

The W210 E55 AMG sedan is a supremely capable people hauler, but what about the guy with 5 kids or 3 kids and a few dogs? Sure, you could step up to the R63 AMG, but the W251 platform cars are expensive and suffer from the reliability/brand-whoring of the Daimler-Chrysler era...but it would be better to just find… » 9/26/14 12:56pm Friday 12:56pm

It's Hammer Time In A Cheap 1999 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG

Mercedes-Benz redefined executive class performance when it released the E55 AMG in 1999 for the US Market. Sure, BMW's M5 had been around for a few generations, but it was sabre with manual gearboxes that tempted its driver to carve up corners. The AMG was a hammer, a big tire smoking cudgel meant to bludgeon… » 9/23/14 2:03pm 9/23/14 2:03pm

Four Minilites Plus One Rover V8 Equals MGB Perfection

MGB's exuded a jaunty personality ever since their introduction (at the Earls Court motor show in September 1962, priced at £690 plus £259 tax), yet they were always lacking in some soup. They carried on with the same basic shape, design until '74 when the US DOT safety nazis ruined a really good looking car. » 9/19/14 12:08pm 9/19/14 12:08pm

The Most Radical Citroën Dyane Buffet Tanker Truck Ever Built

I have to admit that Italy's car customization regulations are a mystery to me (having only spent time there as a tourist) but it seems that the laws must be based on Texas vehicle code and turning your Dyane in a faux tanker truck/buffet is just another weekend filled with welding fumes and cheap Chianti. » 9/17/14 1:20pm 9/17/14 1:20pm

4AGE Twin-Cam Powered Toyota Starlet Is The Ultimate Hot Hatch

Every once in awhile, someone builds a car with such meticulous craftsmanship that you lose an afternoon in its build thread. Sometimes those cars are listed for sale. Sometimes they're posted by someone who knows how to operate a camera. And in even rarer circumstances, the listing includes the type of… » 9/08/14 12:59pm 9/08/14 12:59pm

Is This 1991 Geo Metro LSi A Time Capsule Or Time Bomb?

Today's luxury hybrids are bought to make more of a statement than an impact, but is an untouched example of the 3-cyl Geo Metro better? If your car needs to tell people you're rich, unsupportive of foreign oil, and dumb as a brick eccentric, you could buy the most expensive Geo on the market and call it an investment. » 8/15/14 12:14pm 8/15/14 12:14pm