I Have Always Had a Deep Respect for the Pontiac Torrent and I Don’t Know Why

“Whoosh” I hear as a car drives past. I glance over, and see the tail end of a handsome orphan SUV: a Pontiac Torrent. I give it a slight head nod out of respect. It applies its brake lights in return. The Torrent is a boring car in some ways, but it a…

How a Florida Jeep Club Used Wranglers to Flip a Family’s House Over After Hurricane Michael

This past Sunday, a group of Jeep enthusiasts came to the aid of Panama City, Florida couple Dereck and Andrea Clifton, whose prized possessions were left scattered inside their sideways house. The Cilftons home had been knocked onto its roof three wee…

Identify the Mystery Car That Someone Hacked Up to Build This Off-Road Beast

This car did not start out as a jacked-up off-roader destined for deep mud pits. No, it was a fairly basic mode of transportation, likely owned by a suburban family of four that wanted something reliable with all-wheel drive to get Timmy to swim practi…

Here’s Everything Wrong With My $500 Postal Jeep Off-Road Project

When I bought my 1976 Jeep DJ-5D postal Jeep back in August, I knew it wasn’t going to be perfect. $500 cars rarely are. But after recently taking a closer look at my purchase, I realized that my long-time desire to own a postal Jeep definitely had got…

Forgive me Jalops For I Have Sinned by Keeping a Lovely Ford Mustang off the Road for Years

While cleaning my house on Saturday, I took a peek under a tarp in my garage, and rediscovered a car that I hadn’t really thought about in years: my “secret” 1966 Ford Mustang. It’s a vehicle that’s just been sitting for nearly a decade, and I think I …

Georgia is Cracking Down on Instagram Bros Registering Supercars in Montana to Avoid Taxes

The Montana license plate scam is a way for owners of high-end luxury to avoid paying sales tax by simply opening an LLC in Montana—which doesn’t charge car sales tax—and registering cars there. But the state of Georgia feels that this is cheating, so …

This Mercedes 190D Camper For Sale on Craigslist May Be The Most Hipster Car in the World

For sale right now in Colorado is a bearded, flannel-wearing millennial’s dream: a vintage Mercedes Benz 190 diesel that solves the problem of high rent with a built-in camper. It’s actually a really cool setup.Read more…

This Little Green Thing Is the 2019 Volkswagen T-Cross but Don’t Be Fooled by Its Cuteness

The world is going ape-shit over crossovers, and Volkswagen wants in on the fun. So behold the 2019 VW T-Cross, an SUV that’s even compact-er than the compact Tiguan and the subcompact T-Roc. And while it may look cute in the picture above, I say: Don’…