Archive | April 2013

24 Hours of LeMons Detroit

No, I haven’t run off to race in another clash of $500 eyesores.  I just wanted to make sure that everyone had a chance to sample the mad genius of a certain Murilee Martin, one of the ringleaders of this traveling circus.

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Hyperlapse is The Coolest Car-Related Thing That’s Not a Hatchback

Sometimes you have to get out of your hatchback (or lesser automobile) and check out the real world not through the lens of a windshield.  Go out and walk the dog, do some yard work… who am I kidding – you’re here reading this, right?  Why not view the world through the lens of someone else’s car (kinda).

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Golden Age Hatch: 1984 Toyota Camry

Arrow-straight lines and funky 3-spoke wheels on a hatchback design: what else could it be besides a mid-80s Toyota Camry?  Any of a long list of Golden Age of Hatchback vehicles, honestly.

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1984 Toyota Corolla Diesel(!)

Now here’s something you don’t see every day – a mid-80s Corolla Hatchback.  And it’s a diesel…

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LeMons Bait: 1990 Geo Prizm

If you’re familiar with this blog, you probably recall my love of my first car, and have read of my exploits as a real-life race car driver.  So it would be only natural that those two would eventually collide in a NASCAR-worthy explosion of racing fuel and poor decision-making.  In my dreams at least.  So when I see things like this…

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