635 Articles by Phillip
Junkyard Gem: 1996 Toyota Corolla DX with 311,490 miles

This car averaged more than 12,000 miles for each of its 25 years on the road.

Junkyard Gem: 2000 BMW 528i

Its owner named it 'Outrageously Obnoxious' but loved the haters.

Junkyard Gem: 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP

240 supercharged horsepower, screaming red paint

Junkyard Gem: 1965 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Town Sedan

Oldsmobile's luxurious sibling to the Buick Electra and Cadillac DeVille

Junkyard Gem: 2007 Mazda Mazdaspeed6

Did America need a Camry competitor with turbocharging and manual transmission? Apparently not.

Junkyard Gem: 1977 Ford Mustang II Ghia Hardtop

Loaded with V8 engine, 8-track player, Corinthian Vinyl upholstery, and Mach I wheels!

Junkyard Gem: 1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse with Lambo Doors

This car would have been king of the mall parking lot, circa 2004

Junkyard Gem: 2006 Buick Lucerne CXL

Buick's ritziest sedan of 2006, equipped with Northstar V8 power.

Junkyard Gem: 1969 Volvo 145 Wagon

Found in a Denver-area car graveyard earlier this month

Junkyard Gem: 1957 Buick Special Riviera Sedan

You'd think a pink '57 Riviera hardtop would be spared this sad fate

Junkyard Gem: 2002 Lexus GS 300

Toyota's sporty luxury sedan with the legendary 2JZ engine, now becoming hard to find

Junkyard Gem: 1990 Volkswagen Fox GL Wagon

The cheapest new station wagon Americans could buy in 1990.

Junkyard Gem: 1980 Chevrolet LUV Mikado

Before there was the S-10, there was the Isuzu-built LUV

Junkyard Gem: 2005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Supercharged SS

The final model year for the blower-equipped Monte.

Junkyard Gem: 1991 Geo Metro LSi Convertible

The cheapest new convertible Americans could buy in the early 1990s.

Junkyard Gem: 1986 Toyota Camry LE Liftback

Yes, it was once possible to buy a Camry with a rear hatch. Few did so.

Junkyard Gem: 1990 Daihatsu Rocky SX

Daihatsu's Suzuki Sidekick competitor, now fallen on hard times in Denver.

Junkyard Gem: 1991 Lexus ES 250

A very rare first-generation Lexus ES, found in Northern California

Junkyard Gem: 1985 Ford Mustang GT

Complete with vintage cassette mixtape!

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