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Guilty Pleasure: Isuzu I-Mark Diesel

Guilty Pleasure: Isuzu I-Mark Diesel

When you start looking at the General Motors family tree, things really start getting weird when you get to the part of the diagram that deals with the T-Body platform. The Chevette is the best-known of the bunch, of course, but what about the variations of the fastback first-gen Isuzu Gemini?...

April 25, 2012
 
1988 Renault Medallion

Guilty Pleasure: Renault Medallion

We've only had a single Renault in this series (unless you count the more AMC-ized Eagle Premier), which seems odd. Renault has made some weird cars that leave Americans... read more March 28, 2012


 
1962 Pontiac Tempest

Guilty Pleasure: 1961-63 Pontiac Tempest With Trophy 4 Engine

Most of the vehicles in this series were built in the last 25 years, but what about classic Detroit cars that nobody in their right mind would want? The early Pontiac Tempest... read more March 21, 2012


 
Datsun F10

Guilty Pleasure: Datsun F10

We haven't seen a Nissan product in this series since the Datsun 810, way back in September, so we're due! I've thought about the odd-looking NX2000, but then someone on the... read more March 14, 2012


 
1987 Sterling 825

Guilty Pleasure: Sterling 825

You know what would be a great idea? A Rover with Honda running gear and Lucas Electrics, that's what! When the Sterling showed up in North America for the 1987 model year... read more March 5, 2012


 
1957 Packard Clipper

Guilty Pleasure: Packardbaker!

Have we really sunk so low as to pursue the twisted dream of Chevy Sprint Turbo ownership? Of course! But sometimes one's Guilty Pleasure--the car you shouldn't want, but do... read more February 29, 2012


 
Chevrolet Sprint Turbo

Guilty Pleasure: Chevrolet Sprint Turbo

When The General decided to bolster his subcompact troops by adding a Chevrolet-badged Suzuki Cultus to the lineup, even the most devoted GM apologists had to admit that the... read more February 21, 2012


 

 
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