Honey, I Bought a Monorail!

05.07.2014

Car Talk blogger Ian Chillag considers a purchase on eBay. Seats 36, so perfect for a big family, uses half the rails of a conventional train, and just think of the insurance savings (because no one will insure it)!

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LeMons Dispatch: Fast, Cheap, and Out of Control, But Mostly Cheap

11.06.2013

Spending a maximum of $500 to see if you can coax your lemon over the finish line ahead of all the other junk heaps without getting Nixon-ed? Sounds like Tom & Ray's kind of lousy race.

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Kidnapped

09.04.2013

Daniel Pinkwater is back! You may never look at a Rolls Royce Silver Cloud the same way again...

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It's Good to Be a Cheap Bastard

07.11.2013

"Spending $34,000 on a car you’re just going to drive to work is like ordering a $52 twin lobster dinner and eating at your desk." Craig Fitzgerald on why it's just plain silly to spend serious money on cars.

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It's a Doozy!

06.14.2013

How Daniel Pinkwater's dad came to America, gave up crime, was given an amazing car - and cracked it up on the Lower East Side. 

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Horsepower

04.04.2013

Some cars are less drool worthy and more suited to pragmatic matters, like getting you from Point A to Point B. Goodbye, Citroen DS...hello, Renault 16.

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Citroen Part Two: Lawrence of the Bronx

03.12.2013

Daniel Pinkwater learns for himself how Citroen's goddess earned her moniker.

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The Goddess

03.05.2013

The outlandish, ornery, and opinionated Mr. Daniel Pinkwater is back...and he has car stories to tell.

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I Spy... Volvo's Animal Avoidance System (about Two Years Down the Road)

09.17.2012

Frequently find yourself eye-to-eye with Bullwinkle? Car Talk’s Wildlife Guru reports on a unique, new safety feature that just might prevent an accident.

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Roadside Safari

07.06.2012

Ever wonder why road trips are such a great opportunity to spot wildlife? Dr. Kieran Lindsay has answers. 

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Wranglers Escort Gremlins

03.30.2012

Dr. Kieran Lindsey, Car Talk Wildlife Guru and Guest Blogger, explores the animal-vehicle attraction conundrum that rears its head each spring.

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