What It’s Like Owning A Chevrolet K5 Blazer: The Unvarnished Truth

As anyone who followed my series on LS-swapping my Jeep Grand Wagoneer has already heard me say, owning a classic SUV isn’t always blue skies and cupcakes. Few are as familiar with the slings and arrows of bringing an ’80s truck back from a near-death experience like my friend Kyle… read more »

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Can The 2022 Kia Carnival Minivan Import K-VIP Vibes To America?

When’s the last time you thought a minivan was ‘cool?’ Chances are, unless you’re a classic Mopar turbo fanatic or a normcore purist, the answer to that question is ‘never.’ Across the Pacific, however, there’s an entire culture of minivans-as-luxury-rides that has persisted on the streets of both Seoul and… read more »

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Hurst Lightning Rods Are Super Weird, Super ’80s

I can remember being a kid and looking into the window of an Oldsmobile Cutlass, only to be completely flummoxed by the three-stick voodoo protruding from its center console. Hurst Lightning Rods were standard issue on the Hurst/Olds that was built for 1983 and 1984, but the trio of shifters… read more »

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Can One Good Car Save An Entire Doomed Brand? How About Four Good Cars?

Some car companies just weren’t meant to survive past their best-before date, but of those that straggled on into an uncertain future, were there any last-minute sales champions lurking behind the curtain that could have saved them from the chopping block had they debuted in time? In this Hagerty piece,… read more »

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Cadillac Secretly Revealed Its ’90s Future In 1988 With the Voyage Concept

Sometimes car companies give away more than they’re letting on when a concept car rolls out onto the stage at one of the world’s major auto shows. I’ve been putting together a series of features over at The Drive that explores forgotten concept cars that played a major role in… read more »

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