New EV platform could accommodate the Kubelwagen and other classics.
Sometimes, beer and cars go together well.
During the early 1990s, not every family needing a capacious hauler opted for a minivan or SUV. Some still followed the traditions of their forefathers and bought station wagons with faux-wood exterior panels. Here's one in a San Francisco Bay Area self-service wrecking yard.
Chrysler had the Mitsubishi-built Plymouth Arrow small pickup, Ford had the Mazda-built Courier, and GM had the Izusu-built Chevrolet LUV. Here's a late-production example of the LUV, spotted in a San Francisco Bay Area self-service wrecking yard.
Styled by a Russian count for America's first national park.
It's a front-wheel drive chassis towing a previously horse-drawn pump.
Brooklands Museum features classic vehicles, British aircraft and more
It's a genuine, West German-built 1982 Golf Cabriolet, found in a Denver self-service wrecking yard with nearly a million miles showing on the odometer.
Better-looking than the Toyota Corolla, more reliable than the Chevrolet Vega, and nearly as cheap as the Volkswagen Super Beetle, the Datsun B210 sold in vast numbers in California. This one had a long run, and now it is set to be crushed, shredded, melted down, and shipped to a steel factory in China.
Four doors, four-speed manual transmission with overdrive unit, and a turbocharged oil-burning engine driving the rear wheels. This 1983 Volvo 760GLE Turbodiesel sedan in California is now done, after 34 years.
There were some great cars borne during the malaise of the 1970s. Cars any car enthusiast would give a limb to own. These 11 are some of the greatest.