Far away from the hubub of the New York Auto Show, Toyota has released a facelift for its station wagon version of the new Corolla. Of course, it’s not for us. The Toyota Corolla Fielder is a wagon variant of the JDM Corolla, which...Show More Summary
To your left is a 1955 Chevrolet BelAir station wagon with a tie in to American murder history, in that it brought Lee Harvey Oswald to Dallas where he eventually killed JFK.
Ever wish you could pack up the kids in the station wagon and drive on over to London to see Big Ben? That may actually be a possibility if a Russian Railways superhighway ever gets built. But right now, critics are calling the grand, trillion-dollar plan a pipe dream. Show More Summary
The traditional full-size Detroit station wagon was in trouble by the end of the 1980s, thanks to the rise of the minivan. Increasingly car-like SUVs would kick the other leg out from under big rear-drive wagon sales during the 1990s,...Show More Summary
Too many four-wheel-drives never leave the bitumen, sentenced instead to life as a jacked-up station wagon or ute whose off-roading talents will never be appreciated. This, Isuzu has declared, must stop. Enter the I-Venture Club, a new initiative from Isuzu Australia aimed at owners of its D-Max 4WD pickup and MU-X SUV. Show More Summary
Photos by the author. The Larger family from Westerville, Ohio, brought their very distinctive barrel back woody wagon to take part in the special Chrysler Town and Country class. Produced in late January 1942, this particular Town and Country was one of the last civilian automobiles produced, having been built just one month after the […]
The Jeep Africa is supposed to be "the ultimate Jeep Wrangler for back-country and overland expeditions." It's a sloped-roof station wagon Wrangler with 35" tires and a 2.8 liter diesel engine so yeah, I'd say they pretty much nailed it. Read more...
Photos courtesy AACA Museum. Buses were just too industrial for the Milton Hershey School in the early Sixties. Instead, the boarding school’s administrators wanted to transport its students to and from student housing in a manner that more resembled typical family life. To do so, they commissioned a fleet of station wagons – extra long […]
Nearly a year ago, I impulse-bought a rather forlorn Volvo 850 R station wagon. With undiagnosed engine-electrical issues, and fairly scruffy cosmetics, it was on the edge of being a basket case. I didn't even have much of an idea of what it was, but it was for sale locally, and I was looking for a cheap beater, so I went and took a look. Read more...
Ladies and germs, a Pacer with a complete, unfaded, only slightly worn interior. This 1977 AMC Pacer station wagon for sale on Hemmings.com has to be one of the few remaining Pacers with an interior that hasn’t cracked and crumbled to pieces, thanks in part to spending the last 38 years parked in a carport […]
Click here to view a slide show about sailing. The catamaran is the station wagon of recreational sailing. Wide and boxy. Perfect for families. At times kludgy to maneuver. The monohull snob looks down his sunburned nose at the catamaran sailor. Show More Summary
A handwritten note from Wes Anderson when I was his personal assistant circa 1999: pic.twitter.com/ZUhdALIw6k — Mike Le (@WriterLe) March 12, 2015 The note in the corner of this note Wes Anderson gave his personal assistant in 1999 is...Show More Summary
1940 Oldsmobile Dynamic wagon, one of one known to be built. Photos courtesy Bonhams. Those wanting a station wagon from Oldsmobile during the 1940 model year had but a single choice: Purchase the base, Special series wagon, built on a 116-inch wheelbase. At least one 1940 Oldsmobile Dynamic series wagon was custom built, however, and […]
For those few who buck American automotive buying trends where the sedan is king, Volkswagen offers the Golf SportWagen, a station wagon boasting loads of cargo space and a diesel engine option.
Most US buyers may not appreciate station wagons, but for those that do, Volkswagen has the updated Golf SportWagen, a wagon with loads of cargo space, an economical diesel engine and even a manual transmission option.
Sometimes, all you need to know about a car is this: it’s so large you can play ping pong on its hood. So says the current owner of this 1971 Plymouth Fury II Custom Suburban station wagon, currently for sale on Hemmings.com. Harking from the days when wagons were the family vehicle of choice, this […]
Despite driving a Volvo sedan nowadays, my dad has always been a station wagon man. That makes perfect sense because he's a smart guy and wagons are the smartest choice one can make. The Fiat Tempra SW? Not so much. Read more...
If you listen to those who claim to love the Volvo 140, every example of the breed is extremely valuable and must be saved… and yet there’s a greater disparity between the Talking The Talk Quotient (TTTQ) and the Walking The Walk Quotient...Show More Summary
After previewing the intriguing Sportspace concept last month, Kia has tugged the cloth to the ground, turned the bright lights on and put the details in writing. The concept car houses a punchy but efficient turbo powertrain in a body that finds a comfortable niche between shooting brake and full-sized wagon. Show More Summary
Volkswagen first introduced its GTE lineup to us with the launch of the plug-in hybrid Golf GTE. A few months later, the Germans introduced the Passat GTE, offered in both sedan and station wagon versions. These models combined a peppy powertrain, quiet operation, and great fuel economy. Show More Summary