From Tactical to (Utterly Im)practical – Jeep Cherokee Desert Storm Edition

This bad boy is actually for sale on the Phoenix Craigslist right now for $6,200.

It’s really hard to take it seriously with all the weird pseudo-Hummer stuff all over it, but I’m sure it’s actually pretty capable off road and I kind of like the hood vent for some reason. I’d drive it.

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1969 AMC AMX

AMC stands out as a car maker that produced some very ambitious designs, despite having to compete in the same arena as the Big Three of Detroit. During their ownership of Jeep they created the Cherokee, turned the CJ-7 into the Wrangler, and used their ownership of Jeep to create the first joint US-China auto manufacturing venture. That was way back in 1984, when GM was barely getting it’s shit together with the Corvette. Thanks to said Jeep ownership, they were also able to create the AMC Eagle. Essentially a parts bin 4×4 passenger car, it pretty much defines the CUVs of today, while being infinitely more bad ass in the process. Continue reading

Where the Hell Have I Been?

Do you remember ever being so sick when you were a kid that you had to miss an extended time from school? Like more than three days. Or perhaps you were like I was in school and were simply asked to please not to come back for said period? That’s what it feels like for me right now. Continue reading