By on March 19, 2019

Once upon a time in the early 2000s, a special convergence of factors created three very special cars. The most important element in the cars’ creation was the motoring public’s desire for things that appeared “retro” in the early part of the millennium. This retro desire occurred around the same time as some meetings in Michigan, where executives at the Big Three surely conducted consumer clinics with retired old men.

Remember, you can only burn one of these.

(Read More…)

By on January 13, 2016

2001 Chrysler Prowler

I’ve a little confession to make: I’m not really a big fan of hot rods. Some of that may be my age, as I grew up in the ’80s and ’90s, when imported sports cars were generally a preferred means of automotive expression.

Alternatively, the overall “People of Walmart” vibe I get when attending any sort of hot rod event has, by juxtaposition, possibly soured the entire genre for me.

So, count me among those who didn’t drool over the Prowler when it was released in 1997. An overstyled modern interpretation of a ’32 Ford roadster, powered by a Chrysler V-6? In the immortal words of Lisa Simpson, meh.

(Read More…)

By on January 8, 2015

B6262rAIMAEGSz7

Better than the mid-engine Vette/Ute mule, it’s the Prowangler.

(H/T David Gluckman)

Recent Comments

  • ToolGuy: Second picture: This product failed for the opposite reason that the iPhone thrives – exposed...
  • FreedMike: So these systems don’t necessarily work all the time. Well, color me shocked – SHOCKED! My new...
  • FreedMike: Awesome! If I had the money for a ’60s classic car, a ’64 Imperial Crown convertible would be...
  • probert: The issue is that 40,000 people die every year in the US from car crashes. Do these systems help reduce...
  • JimC31: ” “Every single airliner in use today was sold as a “paper airplane,” Which is why we’re still flying...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber