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Five Things Families Should Look for in SUVs

The family-hauler has shifted forms over the years, from old station wagons to today's apparent favorite, the SUV. And what's not to like? Today's SUVs can handle everything from child-safety seats to long-legged teens, not to mention family road trips...

Oldsmobile Super 88 Fiesta sells for $77,000 at station wagon-centric auction

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

Photos courtesy Sheridan Auction Services. While a one-off fiberglass-bodied Dodge concept car took center stage at last week’s Mitchell Car Museum liquidation sale, the core of the auction was made up of the station wagons that Don Mitchell – “Michigan’s station wagon king” – produced, including the 1958 Oldsmobile Super 88 Fiesta that sold for […]

Hemmings Find of the Day – 1979 Honda Civic CVCC station wagon

4 days agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

While it looks as clean as a fresh restoration, this 1979 Honda Civic CVCC station wagon for sale on Hemmings.com has apparently been kept untouched and in pristine shape for 35 years. The car’s single owner obviously cherished it – after all, he or she loaded it up when it was new – even though […]

Things we learned during the 2014 Car Week on the Monterey Peninsula

6 days agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

A 1941 Chrysler Town & Country station wagon takes the field at Pebble Beach. Photos by the author. Once again, the Hemmings editorial team has done our best to cover the extensive events on California’s Monterey Peninsula during the seven-day period that has become affectionately known as “Car Week.” With thousands of images to edit […]

Seat Leon Cupra 280 Sub8 Performance Pack

last weekVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

It’s a real shame Seat doesn’t offer its vehicles in North America. We’re aware the U.S. doesn’t need the Leon hatch and station wagon — essentially re-bodied versions of the Volkswagen Golf. But we wouldn’t mind driving or having the possibility of buying the Leon SC Cupra 280. Show More Summary

Junkyard Find: 1970 Ford Fairlane 500 Station Wagon

We haven’t seen a Ford Fairlane in this series since this ’65 sedan, way back in 2010. We see station wagons here all the time, of course, the last couple being this ’66 Toyota crown and this ’86 Nissan Maxima. Our most recent Detroit...Show More Summary

How to Get the Best Deal on College Textbooks

monticello/Shutterstock Around the country, newly minted college students are swarming office supply stores and stocking up for school, packing the family station wagon and prepping for the big move. One thing many can't buy just yet, though, is their textbooks. Show More Summary

Junkyard Find: 1966 Toyota Crown Station Wagon

I spent a week in Sweden back in June, and I’m only now getting caught up on the photos I shot of interesting machinery at the Bloms Bilskrot yard, located in Söråker. We saw this ’63 Ford Taunus 17M a while back, there was this straight-outta-1978-San...Show More Summary

BMW 6 Series Gran Tourer Rumoured For 2017: Report

BMW is preparing a station wagon variant for the 6 Series range that could potentially go on sale by 2017, if reports from France are to be believed. Designed to counter the Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake, the 6 Series wagon - which...Show More Summary

Hemmings Find of the Day – 1965 Rambler Ambassador 990 Cross Country

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

Towing a trailer with an old station wagon can either stress it past its breaking point or prove it as capable of just about anything typical highway driving can throw at a car. Given that this outfitted-for-towing 1965 Rambler Ambassador 990 Cross Country for sale on Hemmings.com not only appears healthy and mostly original aside […]

Junkyard Find: 1986 Nissan Maxima Station Wagon

One thing I love about early-to-mid-1980s Nissans is the combination of futuristic technology with endearing Japanese-to-English translations. We’ve seen a few Maximas in this series, including this rear-wheel-drive ’82 Datsun Maxima and this puzzling “Brake Fluid EVERYWHERE” ’86 Maxima. Show More Summary

Failed States, B4 Armored Mercedes Wagon By Jill Magid

Failed States is the title of a book by artist Jill Magid, and it is also the title of her 1993 Mercedes 300TE station wagon, which she had armored to B4 level protection, and exhibited last year at the Texas State Capitol:In training...Show More Summary

Reader Review: 2010 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen

Reader Phil Brown shares his experiences with his Jetta Wagon Volkswagen still has the temerity to sell a compact station wagon in an American market scarfing up CUVs, and bless them for it. I should have been in the heart of the CUV market when looking for a new vehicle in 2010, but I ended […]

2014 Renault Megane GT 220: New hot-hatch added to small car range

last monthVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The updated Renault Megane range has seen the addition of a new warm- to hot-hatch variant, the GT 220. Previously offered as a limited edition five-door GT 220 station wagon, Renault has now added a five-door hatchback version alongside the wagon model as part of the standard Megane model range. The GT 220 variants are [...]

Disqualified driver caught drink driving

last monthAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

ACT Policing has charged a 41-year-old Giralang woman with driving offences following a minor collision in Kambah yesterday (July 22). About 6.10pm, a black BMW 318i sedan collided with a white Hyundai i40 station wagon, which had been stationary at a red light at the intersection of Drakeford Drive and Summerland, Kambah. No persons involved in [...]

Yes, We Camp, and if You Don’t, Here’s What You’re Missing

When I was growing up in New Jersey, my siblings and I typically spent our summers crammed in the back of my grandmother’s station wagon, heading to the Jersey Shore. With blankets and coolers in tow, we would start our days at sunrise and end them at sunset.

SIA Flashback – La Vie en Citroën

last monthVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

Another in the series of key-exchange comparison tests that Lentinello organized, this time he and Robert Gross gathered five different Citroëns – a 1966 DS-21, a 1967 ID-21 station wagon, a 1973 SM coupe, a 1981 2CV Charleston, and a 1985 CX-25 – and their owners to drive them about the Connecticut countryside to experience […]

Hemmings Find of the Day – 1976 Buick Century station wagon

last monthVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

Any Liberace fans in the house? This 1976 Buick Century nine-passenger station wagon for sale on Hemmings.com might not be an actual Liberace-owned car, but did appear in an HBO movie about him. Beyond the film provenance, though, it appears to be a well-kept car inside and out, powered by a 155hp 350-cu.in. V-8 and […]

John Wayne’s Barris-modified 1975 Pontiac Grand Safari heads to auction

last monthVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

John Wayne’s 1975 Pontiac Grand Safari. Photos courtesy Mecum Auctions. John Wayne preferred Pontiac station wagons for his family-friendly daily driver, but when it came to cars, The Duke wasn’t an off-the-rack guy. Seeking enough headroom to comfortably wear his trademark cowboy hat inside his automobile, Wayne entrusted Barris Kustoms with raising the roof on […]

Richmond, Virginia, 1950s

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

True, pickups were far less prevalent on the road in the Fifties, but one would expect to see at least one or two (or even a station wagon or two) in the parking lot of the Lowe’s – presumably the same hardware store chain we’re familiar with nowadays, which was founded in 1946 in North […]

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