In the mid-1980s, it was hard to get more sensible and safe with your car-buying decision than the selection of a Volvo 240 wagon. Here's one that reached the end of its road at age 30. Continue reading Junkyard Gem: 1987 Volvo 240 DL...Show More Summary
Jack Ainsworth talks about the trips as if they happened last week, nine kids piling into the car with Mom and Dad. Starting point: Their home in San Bernardino. Destination: The beach. “It was a big standard station wagon with an extra seat that folded up,” said Ainsworth. “And it was funny because...
A reasonably loaded first-generation Escort wagon, spotted in a Denver self-service wrecking yard a few months back. Continue reading Junkyard Gem: 1986 Ford Escort L Station Wagon Junkyard Gem: 1986 Ford Escort L Station Wagon originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:18:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
One of the most badass station wagons ever made is coming to the US. The AMG-powered E63 S wagon packs a 603 hp 4.0L biturbo V8 engine that can launch the AWD luxury grocery getter from 0-to-60 mph in just 3.4 seconds, with a top speed of 180 mph.
Jump seats in the back of a station wagon used to be pretty common. I grew up facing backwards out of the window of a Ford Country Squire, for example, and these sorts of seating setups were common in all sorts of cars, even diminutive ones like the Saab 95. If just a few more people remembered these wonderful seats,… Read more...
Without small station wagons, the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback is the next best option for drivers
Callaway Cars has been tuning and tweaking Corvettes for decades and, in 2013 the company announced it might consider producing a “shooting-brake” C7 and cash in on the returning trend. Since then, it has been developing the design while evaluating market appeal. Show More Summary
Boasting impressive performance stats, this 603-horsepower station wagon is no ordinary family hauler.
You can thank the tastes of the American market for keeping this station wagon a piece of forbidden fruit.
Four-wheel drives might be taking over the roads, but old-fashioned station wagons are still getting some love in Europe. Volvo, king of the wagons, launched the V90 last year, and Mercedes has kept the ball rolling with the slinky E-Class Estate. Show More Summary
This brick-shaped Volvo wagon now sits in its final parking space in Northern California. Continue reading Junkyard Gem: 1971 Volvo 145 S Station Wagon Junkyard Gem: 1971 Volvo 145 S Station Wagon originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 25 Jan 2017 13:54:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Thirty-seven years ago today, Honda brought to us a great and long, and woody, addition the Civic family with the 1980 Civic Country. With its extended hatch and its rolling rows of red, almost four decades later and it would still look perfect on the farm or the ranch. Read more...
On July 31, 1954, freelance photographer Rosemary Gilliat and her girlfriends, Anna Brown, Audrey James and Helen Salkeld, packed up Helen's Plymouth station wagon and began their 12,391-kilometre road trip across Canada. During theShow More Summary
In a world dominated by SUVs, Volvo isn't leaving the humble station wagon behind.
The German occupation of Silver Lake began with the SUVs. Driveways once filled with Honda Accords, Toyota Camrys and vintage Volvo station wagons began to sprout BMW X3s and X5s and Audi Q3s and Q5s. Though I myself had been part of an earlier wave of gentrification, when I moved into the area...
My wife grew up in a largish Catholic family. It's no surprise that most of her childhood was spent in the back of their Oldsmobile station wagon shuttling to different local grocery stores (this
An appreciative turn behind the wheel of a 1984 Dodge Caravan, the car that made the station wagon obsolete and paved the way for the S.U.V.
The 2016 Mini Cooper Clubman is the sportiest, most enjoyable small station wagon on sale.
Whether you drive a beat up station wagon from the 80s or a finely tuned Porsche, light painting is an excellent way to photograph your car and truly make it shine! Light painting results in incredibly unique and impressive images. With...Show More Summary
An estimated 43.5 million Americans plan to hit the road to celebrate Thanksgiving with their loved ones this week, and as they fill up the family station wagon, they will hopefully be reminded of the savings they have enjoyed at the gas pump over the past couple of years, made possible by hydraulic fracturing. Show More Summary