If you never saw the Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee episode featuring David Letterman, now is the time to cue it up. There will be many tributes, even more articles and a few showcase interviews before Dave finally hangs it up in 2015. Show More Summary
There's a common refrain among automotive writers as well as enthusiasts I run into who also — like me — happen to be fathers. They love station wagons. I'm not talking dads who remember Woodstock, but those who can recall...
I recently had the chance to drive a 577-horsepower station wagon. I think you would agree that chances like these aren't to be turned away. Instead, you accept them head-on, with full force, assuming that someone else is paying for gas. Read more...
The performance station wagon is the mature person's muscle car. As we get older, it's natural to add things like spouses, kids and dogs to our lives and each one necessitates a little more space. That doesn't mean we want to give up spirited driving though, and a quick five-door offers a great balance between needs and wants. Show More Summary
In what almost has to be the first example of someone taking a sledgehammer to a station wagon while screaming “I WORKED WITH LILY FCKING TOMLIN,” Lindsay Lohan appeared with Billy Eicher on Billy on the Street last night to protest the end of How I Met Your Mother by doing just that. Show More Summary
The 200 MPH Club was once populated entirely by exotic sports cars. These days it has expanded to include convertibles, sedans and even station wagons. But an SUV? Unthinkable, what with their aerodynamic profile approaching that of a barn door. Show More Summary
The Outback has been a strong seller for Subaru, especially in its most recent generation when it combined station wagon utility with crossover looks. The model is getting an imminent redesign just like its platform-mate the Legacy,Show More Summary
How this 1970 Chevrolet Concours station wagon has managed to avoid donating its parts to the restoration of a Malibu or Chevelle SS and at the same time remained un-gussied up with styled wheels, bucket seats and a cowl-induction hood, we have no idea. What remains, though, is a practical and driveable small-block-powered California car […]
A preview of Volvo’s future station wagons, the Concept Estate is what hatchbacks look like when they grow up. It has a sleek silhouette and a luxurious interior covered in wood, wool, leather and copper. More on 95Octane.
Meet Tim "SkyScrape" Katz. You may know him from a little company called TAPOUT, which made a mint from guys beating the shit out of each other. He's got a station wagon. Let's check it out. Read more...
Not long ago, seemingly off-the-cuff comments by Mark Reuss, GM’s chief “car guy”, got everyone in a tizzy. Reuss lamented the lack of affordable station wagons on the market today, and suggested that GM ought to start offering one in the near future. The comments, of course, came at the Detroit Auto Show’s, and Reuss, […]
BMW posted a surprise 4.2 percent gain in fourth-quarter profit, boosted by stronger demand for the 3-Series sedan and station wagon. ||| Frankfurt - BMW, the biggest maker of luxury vehicles, posted a surprise 4.2 percent gain in fourth-quarter profit, boosted by stronger demand for the 3-Series sedan and station wagon. Show More Summary
The compact crossover has officially become the modern station wagon. For families that need a practical vehicle that combines reasonable fuel economy and utility, they have become a natural choice. A new study by IHS Automotive published...Show More Summary
There’s something timeless about early woodie wagons, perhaps because they represent a time when craftsmen, not robots, built cars. Their upkeep requires a bit more commitment (and a bit more elbow grease) than with steel-bodied cars, giving owners more reason to spend time in the garage. This 1931 Model A Ford Woodie Station Wagon for […]
Now that station wagons have been marginalized by the SUV, these once-undesirable family haulers have again become cool, and this 1955 De Soto Firedome Wagon for sale on Hemmings.com appears to be worth a closer look. Two-tone paint and Hemi V-8 power aside, this well-equipped example shows just 91,000 miles, comes fresh from a recent […]
The 308 SW is aimed squarely at the VW Jetta Sportwagen.
Volvo is showing off a gorgeous concept station wagon at the Geneva Motor Show next week, but the most important bit isn't what the car looks like — it's what's inside. According to the Swedish automaker, the "most striking feature"Show More Summary
I once read a book abut Subaru’s history in the American market, which I assume makes me an expert on all things Fuji Heavy. That and I came home from the hospital in a GL10 Turbo station wagon, which suffered an ignominious death from rust just months later. But somehow, there was a gap in […]
Proving a station wagon can have as much sex appeal as anything out there
If there ever was one problem with the original Audi RS6 Avant, it was clearly the engine. The twin-turbo V8 only put out a middling 553 horses. That's it. Barely enough to crack 200 MPH. Just awful, really, for a station wagon. That's why the crazed tuners at ABT sought fit to give it an additional 177, for an even 730. Read more...