1990’s

Back in the day – 2000 S10 Pickup Owners Manual

I was taking a look at the owners manual for the S10 and it’s interesting to see what was offered to owners 20 years ago Don’t burn things…

Did the series of Ford Probe concept cars go on to influence the production Ford Probe? – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

They both arose from the same economic factors and in the same general time period. They had some styling similarities, emblematic of that time period. They both relied on collaborations with Ford-adjacent companies. And, of course, they shared the same… Read More ›

Twenty years before the FCA-PSA merger, Chrysler tried to build its own Citroen 2CV -Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

Long before anybody’s wildest imaginations could have conceived of Chrysler (not to mention Dodge and Jeep) becoming part of a multi-national carmaking company that included some storied Gallic brands, perhaps one of the most important Chrysler concept vehicles of the… Read More ›

To get an idea of how big a deal the Neon was, consider all the concept cars Chrysler based on it – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

The Neon was a big deal! Automakers rarely build concept cars for the heck of it. The paper that designers draw on is cheap; the real-life versions, even the non-working ones, aren’t. So concept cars typically arise from a purpose,… Read More ›

Raddest of the rad: When Detroit thought all the cool kids wanted high-tech dune buggies – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

Raddest of the rad: When Detroit thought all the cool kids wanted high-tech dune buggies Since the Mustang first made its debut, carmakers have chased the youth market in increasingly varied ways. Then, a quarter century later, the Big Three… Read More ›

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