I don't think it's a question of price but more of perception of the brand. Cadillac has really stepped up its game in the past few years but I would imagine that for most people, when you mention the brand the first things that pop up are "shoddy american quality", "old person's car" and "poor value" due to these… » 2/11/15 9:38am 2/11/15 9:38am

You need to write an article about what you do for a living besides writing for Jalopnik. I refuse to believe they pay you enough to afford everything you've been writing about. Which leads me to believe that 1. you are a secret lottery winner or 2. know someone's deep secret and are extorting them for money or 3.… » 2/04/15 4:03pm 2/04/15 4:03pm

You can find these things usually for around $10-$12k all the time. Bone stock and unmolested. Since this particular car is $9k with who knows how many miles and has been violated with those red hoses, I think I'd rather fork out another grand or 2 for another clean example. If this was $5-$7k that would be a NP, but… » 2/04/15 9:02am 2/04/15 9:02am

Do you know if customs regularly checks the radioactivity of exports coming out of Japan? I mean the chances are slim, but there was that whole Fukushima thing a little while ago. I remember reading a story of an exported car having massive amounts of radiation detected on it. Wouldn't want you sprouting a third eye… » 2/03/15 4:58pm 2/03/15 4:58pm

Do what we folks in NYC do, get a can of yellow spray paint and put a bit of color on the curb marking the borders of your driveway, that usually serves as a subtle deterrent. Or just park your SUV on the street in front of your own driveway. That way there won't be enough space for him. He'll get the hint, or you may… » 1/15/15 4:09pm 1/15/15 4:09pm