The first time I ever visited Pennsylvania, I would’ve been about 14 years old. I was taking a road trip with my dad and two older brothers. We were all crammed into our ugly green Saturn hatchback station wagon. We had to pay a toll fare, because roads in Pennsylvania aren’t free. Show More Summary
It’s always nice to see a station wagon in North America. Crossovers may have caught on faster than fidget spinners in a wildfire, but they’ll never be able to offer the same diving dynamics of a lower-slug automobile — leaving room for wagons to persist. Show More Summary
Don't call it a station wagon; the Jaguar XF Sportbrake might just be the sexiest practical car on the road.
The architect’s annual pilgrimages between Wisconsin and Arizona combined his passions: cars, architecture, and the American landscape The caravan left on January 23, 1935: 30 people loaded in cars, station wagons, and a red truck, setting out from Spring Green, Wisconsin, for the promise of a desert in Arizona many of them had never seen before. Show More Summary
If the Camry station wagon was too small, the Mercedes-Benz wagons too expensive, and the Detroit wagons too crude, there was the Cressida wagon. Continue reading Junkyard Gem: 1986 Toyota Cressida Station Wagon Junkyard Gem: 1986 Toyota Cressida Station Wagon originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 30 May 2017 14:31:00 EDT. Show More Summary
It seems the once staple of family motoring, the humble station wagon, is splitting into two unique streams. On the left side, the strategic and analytical hemisphere if you will, are the powerful and purposeful sport-wagons. This is the home of the Audi RS6, Mercedes-AMG C63S and Alpina B3. On the other side, where curiosity and […]
In National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Clark W. Griswold road rages his Ford Taurus station wagon under a logging truck to comedic effect. However, without the benefit of movie magic, the following sequence of that film should have been a joint funeral for the entire family. Show More Summary
The original K-platform-based Chrysler minivans, built for the 1984 through 1995 model years, sold like mad, helped kill the station wagon, and forced the competition to get serious about selling minivans in the United States. Buyers...Show More Summary
The BMW M550d is the quad-turbo diesel station wagon you’ve always wanted. Oh, you can get it as a sedan. And yes, you read that right: four turbos. The German brand’s new 5 Series M Performance model sits alongside the M550i, with the M550d xDrive all-wheel-drive model packing a 3.0-litre six-cylinder diesel engine with quad […]
Jaguar used a very famous patch of grass to help herald the arrival of its new station wagon.
Ryan Shaughnessy is a huge fan of both the Toyota Rav4 as well as the Toyota Caldina GT-T—a mad station wagon made for the Japanese market only. So he swapped a 256-horsepower Caldina GT-T 3S-GTE engine into his 1998 Rav4. The best of both worlds makes for some great snow-conquering hoonage. Read more...
I never thought I’d write this, but I’m a little bit in love with a station wagon. There’s a good chance this is just a crush, as our romance was fleeting. But it does always happen when you least expect it, doesn’t it? And, as in this case, often with the unlikeliest of characters, one […]
It’s 2017 and you, yes you, can buy a professionally-built current-generation Chevy Corvette hatchback. Or “shooting brake” or little bitty station wagon, if you like, for the price of one C7 Corvette plus $15,000. We’ve got our hands on one until lunchtime, so what do you want to know? Read more...
Everyone in Better Call Saul is a bit obsessive. Mike can spend hours tearing down a station wagon until he finds some proof that he’s been bugged. Kim is more than capable of spending a whole night tweaking punctuation on paperwork if it tamps down her guilt. And then there’s ... More »
For whatever reason, Volkswagen has shied away from the mainstream, large, family vehicle market for decades. When most American parents and spawn headed to Wally World in massive station wagons, Volkswagen offered the Microbus. When minivans became the rage, the sages of Wolfsburg set forth the quirky, rear-engined Vanagon. Show More Summary
Here's a high-mileage 1995 Diamante wagon, spotted in a San Francisco Bay Area self-service wrecking yard. Continue reading Junkyard Gem: 1995 Mitsubishi Diamante Station Wagon Junkyard Gem: 1995 Mitsubishi Diamante Station Wagon originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:45:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Like any upstanding human, you’ve been wanting a Porsche station wagon for pretty much as long as you can remember. That’s healthy. Happily, Porsche now actually has one, and even if you don’t have the large piles of money needed to own one, you can build a virtual one and pretend for a few moments before the sobbing… Read more...
THE BROAD EYES OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN WATCHES AS SEVERAL POLICE WAGONS ARE STATIONED OUTSIDE OF THE SCHOOL OF HIS NAMESAKE, THE PHILADELPHIA TRANSIT POLICE OFFICERS GUARDING EVERY EXIT AS THEY SEEK TO ARREST 11 STUDENTS AND CHARGE THEM...Show More Summary
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