Our time in an original 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Sport Sedan

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No summertime car show is complete without a row of Chevrolet Chevelle Super Sports, but when was the last time you've seen a four-door pillarless Sport Sedan? Not a four-door sedan, mind you, but a four-door hardtop without a B-pillar? Ron Bousquet, the owner of this wonderful example from 1970, confessed to us that this is the first one he had seen despite the fact that he was a mechanic for many years and worked on all Chevrolet models of the 1960s and 1970s.


1985 Buick Skyhawk Wagon

22 - 1985 Buick Skyhawk Station Wagon Down On the Junkyard - Picture courtesy of Murilee Martin

The Buick Skyhawk started out as a badge-engineered upscale version of the wretched Chevy Monza, took 1981 off, then returned as a front-wheel-drive J-body in 1982. This car is largely forgotten today, and the station wagon version manages to be even more forgotten. Still, a few remain, and this ’85 hung on for nearly 30 years before washing up in The Crusher’s waiting room.


Tips to Prevent Car Theft


Since the months of July and August are the worst months for vehicle thefts, AutoGuide has assembled a list of tips that, if followed, may help you keep your car.

According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a vehicle is stolen in the U.S. every 44 seconds. In the spirit of National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month, here’s some advice to avoid becoming part of that statistic:


Chrysler recalls some vans, cars and SUVs for airbag problem

2013 Chrysler Town & Country

Chrysler announced two recalls last week, both for the potential of improper airbag deployment.

On certain model year 2013 Chrysler Town & Country minivans, Dodge Grand Caravan and Ram C/V Tradesmen models, a software error could result in the wrong airbag deploying in the event of a crash. For example, a left-side impact would cause the right-side airbags to deploy.


A Quasi Rare Cougar Longroof


So recently, this olelongrooffan was out and about checking on various things going on in my life these days and up in front of one of Bennett’s Auto Parts locations, I spotted something that hits two buttons in the life of this olelongrooffan. Longroofs and Cougars.


Women More Likely to be Overcharged for Auto Repairs


Women are more likely to be quoted an inflated price for automotive repairs according to a new study.


Conducted by Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, the findings suggest that women who seem not to know about cars are likely to be quoted a higher price. The same study shows that women who haggle are likely to get a bigger price break as well.