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This 1956 DKW brochure has perhaps one of the best/worst lines in any brochure, ever, and, thankfull

This 1956 DKW brochure has perhaps one of the best/worst lines in any brochure, ever, and, thankfully, one that could be applied to pretty much any car: “Even in very low temperatures, the engine is always “there.” That is a pretty nice feature to have in a car, a non-temperature-based system for your engine to […]

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Remember how hard Ford had to fight to get people to think of the Torino as something other than a “

Remember how hard Ford had to fight to get people to think of the Torino as something other than a “balloonist’s car?” It’s one of the most famous cases of automotive typecasting. In fact, it wasn’t until Starsky and Hutch changed the show’s premise from two balloonists who fought crime to two cops who fought […]

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It’s Friday!

It’s Friday! Time to start the weekend right by hopping into this Ford Consul, shoving the driver out of the way, and driving, driving, driving, with a fast determined, sweaty intensity, spewing a never-ending stream of gibberish, randomly jerking the wheel to and fro, then throwing back your head and laughing,…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Back in the late 1960s, when the tuba and sousaphone craze was in full swing, it was almost unthinka

Back in the late 1960s, when the tuba and sousaphone craze was in full swing, it was almost unthinkable that you would even consider buying a car that couldn’t accommodate your instrument. Small car accessory tuba racks became essentially standard, and large cars were fitted with “tuba tubes” designed to latch tubas…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Happy Monday during the period in history that will one day be known as The Great Fuckening!

Happy Monday during the period in history that will one day be known as The Great Fuckening! Please enjoy this 1970s-era image of two workers from the country of Monzonotina with their Zuk van dumping shoes into Lake Pínothilan, which would magically re-sole the shoes and expel them on a nearby enchanted shore. Read more… Continue […]

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“Hey!

“Hey! Hey! We did it again–we screwed up and missed the town entirely! Look around you–see what I mean? We’re in some kind of stupid field. How do we keep doing this?”Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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