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
Launched at the same time as its station wagon variant, the new C450 AMG Sport 4Matic is part of a new brand spin-off called AMG Sport, and it will apparently sit between the regular Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the full-blown C63 monster. Show More Summary
Daimler's Mercedes-Benz is recalling more than 147,000 mid-size sedans and station wagons from 2013-2015 to check for risk of engine fires.
The station wagon version of the Prologue Concept sedan. The Prologue Avant is a hybrid – a 3L V6 diesel engine and an electric motor produce 455hp and 553lbft of torque, which are delivered through Audi’s Quattro all-wheel drive system.
Somewhere in the high desert of eastern Nevada, a few turns off Route 50 — "the loneliest road in America" — a station wagon sat parked by the side of the highway. Before it lounged a young couple on red lawn chairs. A crudely painted wooden sign on the vehicle's roof advertised:...
Sorry, Clark Griswold. The traditional family vacation, the one where Mom and Dad and two kids pile into a station wagon and head to a summer retreat all by themselves, is going away. At least, that's according to Brian Sharples, the CEO of HomeAway, the vacation home rentals service. Show More Summary
In North America, the Golf Alltrack will be Volkswagen’s sole offering in the “raised up station wagon” segment of pseudo-CUVs. Europe will get this Passat based version – but we got it first. Sort of. Back in 2012, VW previewed a Passat Alltrack in New York of all places. Show More Summary
A barrage of word salad on Chicago Craigslist heralds the arrival of a low-miles 1994 BMW 530i Touring in seemingly excellent condition. It is "rare" in the way that all station wagons are in the US. It has an automatic, not a 6-speed, but it does have the 218hp 3.0L V8 BMW introduced to the 5-series in 1992. Show More Summary
If ever there were a misunderstood style of motoring vehicle, it'd be the wagon. Sorry, minivans, some may look down upon you, but at least you still exist. The traditional wagon is all but gone for today's car shoppers with...
Further proof that wagons are cool hip and trendy these days: Kia's new Sportspace concept car, built to preview their next family car, is a longroof. Read more...
Although Audi has been known for its sporty station wagons since the Porsche-tuned RS2 Avant made history at its introduction back in 1994, the Ingolstadt carmaker has never had a true halo model featuring this type of body. Sure, the...Show More Summary
In one of those confusing branding moves that’s up there with the baffling Toyota Corolla Tercel, Ford decided to name a Torino-based midsize car the LTD II while keeping the regular full-sized LTD. This went on for the 1977 and 1978...Show More Summary
When properly equipped, station wagons can haul far more than groceries, kids, dogs and lumber. This 1969 Chevrolet Kingswood Wagon, for sale on Hemmings.com, was ordered with the optional L-36 V-8, which put out 390-horsepower from its 427-cu.in. of displacement. Said to be numbers-matching, this example has seen the kind of upkeep over the years […]
I've known you my entire life and have always suspected you were a freakin' automaton bitch, big sister. When I was small, I would sit in the backseat of the family station wagon listening to your narcissistic rap sessions with the Ice Queen (aka Mother) and wonder if I was the only person on earth with feelings. Show More Summary
Regular readers know that I'm a zealous supporter of DIY artist residencies, so I was pleased to see that Andrea Zittel's Wagon Station Encampment is featured on the Art21 website this week as part of their "Exclusive" web series. Zittel,...Show More Summary
Today’s ART21 Exclusive features Andrea Zittel’s Wagon Station Encampment—a collection of ”sleeping pods“ installed throughout her property in Joshua Tree, California.
The first time I crashed a car, it was gently. The car was my parents', a tasteful, superannuated European station wagon. I was 18, late to fetch our dumb blond terrier from the groomer, and I swung into a parking lot too fast, misjudging my wingspan and sideswiping a deserted Japanese sedan. Show More Summary
Interestingly, when the seller of this 1962 Datsun Bluebird station wagon for sale on Hemmings.com notes that it was imported to the United States several years ago, it appears that it wasn’t imported from Japan – as we can see from the left-hand-drive setup – but from Mexico – as we can see from the […]