ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after a car arson in Tharwa damaged important road infrastructure for local residents on Friday night (May 17). Around 11.30pm a light blue 1991 Mitsubishi Magna station wagon (New South Wales registration WPB 384) was driven onto the Gudgenby River bridge along Smiths Road in Tharwa and deliberately lit. The vehicle [...]
What do you think of when you think of Sweden? Meatballs? Chefs? Flat-pack furniture and massive station wagons? We do. Beneath that safe, sensible, clean modern design exterior lies a very different Sweden. It's the country that loves classic American hot rods and big motorcycles, thinks nothing of driving through snow-covered forests at...
ACT Policing is investigating a burglary at a Southside business overnight (Monday, May 13) which involved electronic keys and a silver Hyundai I30 station wagon (ACT registration YJA 52G) being stolen. The electronic keys allow access to cash from Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) and police are aware that a sum of money has already been accessed [...]
Portland has a reputation, earned or not, of being full of just really nice people. You know, the Portlandia episode where all of the Subaru station wagons are parked at a four way stop, but no one wants to go first? This niceness has been occasionally ruffled by contentious political fights, and I’ve been involved in some of them. Show More Summary
Over at Apple, Jony Ive is reportedly pulling back on the skeuomorphism for iOS 7. I'm glad. I generally don't care for skeuomorphism except in a very few cases, like the 1982 Chrysler Town & Country seen above with Ricardo Montalbá...
That’s IT! Honey? Pack the station wagon, we’re moving to CALIFORNIA! Submitted by Cuteporter Annie M. Photo by Krzysztof W. Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Prairie Dogs
Toyota introduced the 2014 4Runner this week. While other once-rugged mid-size SUVs have been watered down into car-like crossovers – just look at the station wagon called the Nissan Pathfinder or the thing Jeep wants us to believe is a new Cherokee – the 4Runner stays true to its off-road roots, including body-on-frame construction. Show More Summary
Posted on 05.1.2013 12:00 by Justin Cupler High-performance station wagons are becoming more and more common with each passing model year, making great canvases for various tuners to take their customization brushes to. Next up on the list is a custom is an oldie, but goodie: a W211 (2003 - 2006) E 55 AMG Estate. Show More Summary
Station wagon: Ask any automotive journalist, and he’ll say: Brown, turbo, all-wheel drive, manual transmission, and preferably diesel. Or basically, unicorn blood, since this form of automotive excellence doesn’t exist in America. So we compromise. We say, hmmm, white looks nice. Or, scrap the diesel. Sometimes, maybe, the manual transmission–but never the all-wheel drive! No, [...]
Photo by Jeff Koch. Wagonmasters, the documentary on station wagons that has been making the rounds for the last year or so, will soon be released on DVD, but not before a few more public screenings, including some at the Northeast Classic Car Museum’s upcoming station wagon exhibit. Produced by Sam Smartt and Chris Zaluski, [...]
Volvo hasn’t been known for sleek styling, but the 2013 XC60 is the most stylish crossover the brand has designed and won’t be confused with the boxy station wagons of the past. The Volvo XC60 is the smallest of the Volvo crossover family, which includes the XC70 and XC90, and looks like a smaller version [...]
The Peugeot 2008 will soon enter a yet to be defined segment of mini SUVs that hope to get buyers out of small hatchbacks and station wagons and into more lifestyle-oriented vehicles. For what it is, the Peugeot 2008 is … Continue reading ? The post Peugeot 2008 Review appeared first on CarAdvice.
A couple of guys took their Jurassic Park fandom to a whole new level when they decided to customize their vehicle. They turned a 33-year-old Subaru station wagon into a replica of the electric Ford Explorers used on the tour in theShow More Summary
To celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary in 1963, Don Minkoff bought his wife a car. He sat her down inside, covered her eyes, and told her she was the proud owner of a new station wagon. But when his bride felt the 1956 Mercedes-Benz 220SE's seats and smelled its leather, she knew she this was no wagon. Read more...
Willys Station Wagons in salvageable condition are getting harder and harder to find, since most served duty hauling outdoorsmen (and their families) through all kinds of weather and across all kinds of terrain. Clean examples can still be found, however, like this 1960 Willys Sportwagon for sale on Hemmings.com, which boasts a rust-free body, low [...]
ACT Policing is calling for public assistance following the assault of a woman near the Charnwood playing fields on Monday (April evening. About 7.20pm, a 26-year-old woman was driving her silver Ford Falcon station wagon along the access road of the Charnwood Playing Fields towards Lhotsky Street. The woman, from Macgregor, stopped the car near the [...]
It may have the six-cylinder rather than the eight-cylinder engine and the standard trim rather than Deluxe, but we’re guessing that those factors won’t dissuade anybody seriously looking at this 1941 Pontiac Custom Torpedo woodie station wagon for sale on Hemmings.com, a car that certainly presents well and that appears to have been lovingly maintained. [...]
1950 Buick Super Estate. While coupes, cabriolets, and sedans make up the bulk of cars on exhibit at concours d’elegance events, station wagons have come on strong in recent years both on and off the concours show field, and those seeking some variety in their classic automobiles will be pleased to see station wagons as [...]
Presented as an amalgamation of the mini-van, station wagon and hatchback, Citroen's new C4 Picasso is 308 lb (140 kg) lighter than its predecessor, thanks to a variety of tricks like an aluminum hood, composite tailgate and other lightweight...Show More Summary