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Hey folks, There's no real topic today except that this is the place to discuss anything even remotely automotive-related. Other than Suzuki leaving America and Mitsubishi probably not far behind, it's a slow week in car news. So let's use... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2012 at Car Lust
What we see here is real. His name is John, and he's an officer with the San Francisco Police Department. He's stationed at SFO (San Francisco/Oakland Int'l Airport), and loves the Segway that gets him around. He says it's quieter... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2012 at Car Lust
Call this a hat trick if you will. The 2010 and 2011 Nashville British Car Club Shows have been featured here at Car Lust, so now we complete the trilogy with the October 13, 2012 presentation, which included the Sunbeam... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2012 at Car Lust
I was reading some old posts on the Studebaker Drivers Club forum for research purposes the other day when I came upon one thread where a gentleman referred to "the Car Lust weblog...where they think a Plymouth Sapporo is a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2012 at Car Lust
Summer is almost over. Some of the kids have one more week of vacation, others start class this week; the band kids are finishing up band camp, and the football players have been doing two-a-days for almost a month. There's... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2012 at Car Lust
Today's challenge comes from the parking lots at Disneyland, sometime in the middle of the last century. See anything interesting--besides the monorail, that is? --Cookie the Dog's Owner (Photos obtained from UltraSwank and Daveland.) Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2012 at Car Lust
At the beginning of last month, a 60-foot tree in my yard was shredded by high winds, dropping a couple thousand board-feet of lumber on the four cars then parked in my driveway. When it came time for my wife's... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2012 at Car Lust
Dear readers, here we go again with yet another Theme Week at Car Lust. This time, we set sail on a course of consumer disgust and corporate collapse... at least in many cases. But we had so much fun putting... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2012 at Car Lust
About a month ago, one of our commenters mentioned the Great Wall Coolbear. "Great Wall Coolbear" sounds like it should be a wall-mounted air conditioner decorated with Winnie the Pooh graphics, but, no, it's actually a car. The Coolbear is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2012 at Car Lust
OK, I was kidding on April 1st when I said that Pontiac was coming back. But by a sheer coincidence I'm sure ( ;) ), GM is bringing the next generation Holden VF Commodore to America, just as was joked... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2012 at Car Lust
A while back on a Car Lust Weekly Open Thread, we opened discussions on things we wished that all cars had. Now let's turn the tables and tell Detroit, Tokyo, Stuttgart, and Seoul (And the Feds) what we don't want,... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2012 at Car Lust
Okay, let's get this out of the way right off the bat: As Motor Trend put it, Enough about the four doors, already. While the so-called "purists" are still bellyaching that the latest incarnation of the Dodge Charger doesn't look... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2012 at Car Lust
EDIT: The comments feature is now working again. If you are still having the same problem, please clear all your cookies and cache. Thanks, and we look forward to reading your comments! -Eds. To our faithful readers and commenters: We... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2012 at Car Lust
We here at Car Lust have batted around the idea every now and then of doing an occasional series called "The One That Got Away": Vehicles that we either had and let slip away or ones that we had a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2012 at Car Lust
Last chance to be on our blog! Our Cars will run next week and this is the last week we will be accepting reader submissions. For those unfamiliar with this, Our Cars is our semi-regular reader-powered feature in which readers... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2012 at Car Lust
As always, this is the right place for all the other random conversation that doesn't belong anywhere else. What we noticed: Popular Mechanic's 10 Greatest Failed U.S. Auto Companies. We mostly agree with their selections, what do you think? We're... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2012 at Car Lust
For once, today's Weekly Open Thread is more about the future than today. You see, tomorrow, December 6, 2011, we present Car Lust's One Thousandth Post! This has taken the efforts of, well, several people. Most notably is Chris Hafner,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2011 at Car Lust
Not too long ago, I was driving along at night listening to the radio when the oldies station played one of my favorite one-hit wonders, "Driver's Seat" by Sniff 'N' the Tears. Suddenly, it was once again a May evening... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2011 at Car Lust
Last week the Amazon Automotive team traveled to the SEMA and AAPEX Shows in Las Vegas. The second biggest show in Las Vegas had something for all car, truck, and general automotive lovers. We snapped some pictures while there and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2011 at Car Lust
Say what you will about RVs. Some folks think they are modern, luxurious castles on wheels, while others blame them for all traffic gridlock, fuel shortages, and bad weather. The guys across the big pond at TopGear UK absolutely loathe... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2011 at Car Lust
The Miata has passed its 10th birthday, and some things are starting to need refreshing. The carpet is a bit lighter now, the folding top has seen better days, and it's about ready for rear brakes, new brake fluid, and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2011 at Car Lust
Just like real estate, they're not making some really cool, older, lustable cars any more. Many have been well preserved or restored, hopefully heading for a museum some day. But others have fallen into poor repair and are being crushed,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2011 at Car Lust
This is the model of car Steve Urkel drove on Family Matters! It looks much nicer in these pictures, however.
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As usual, this back corner of the garage is the place to talk about anything that doesn't fit anywhere else. We're in the middle of prime car show season, and our contributors have already been to a few: Anthony Cagle... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2011 at Car Lust
For this meeting of the Car Lust Roundtable™ we'll be putting on our rose-colored glasses--Heather Rose, that is--painting the town Apache Red, and chasing the Powder Blues away as we travel the full spectrum of automotive color, from British Racing... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2011 at Car Lust