Tag Archives: Found On Craigslist

Is This Car Still A Porsche?

I like it when Craigslist ads bring up philosophical questions more intense than wondering if a person can ever, truly, know what they have. Ads like this one, for what’s just called a “1973 Porsche” bring up fascinating questions like “at what point does this car stop being a Porsche?” I’m really not sure this…

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Bots Made Craigslist Car Ads and They’re Gloriously Incoherent

Artificial intelligence: it will replace us all one day! Eventually, I won’t have to deal with Jalopnik staffers and their problems, until I too am replaced by a bot that understands headlines and spreadsheets and can field endless complaints. Until then, we’ll have to settle for bots writing Craigslist ads, and that…

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Someone on Philadelphia Craigslist Will Give You a Free Citroën if You’ll Drive Them Around a Bit

First off, I feel like I should make clear that this does not appear to be a joke, or a scam or anything like that. I’ve been in contact with the person who posted the ad, and they maintain this is all genuine: some lucky person can drive, for free, a rare and lovely Citroën XM in exchange for a bit of driving the…

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This Volkswagen-Based Land-Airplane Is an Adorable and Ridiculous Use of Your Money

If you’re trying to buy a rear-engined, aerodynamic, aluminum-bodied car for new Camry money, you don’t really have many options. That’s why this ad should be such a godsend to the significant portion of our readership finding themselves in this situation: it’s a rear-engined, aerodynamic, aluminum, and absolutely…

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This Has To Be The Cheapest Running, Driving Old Audi In The Country

Vintage Audis have two reputations: they are absolute monsters to drive in the winter and they are impossible to find nowadays in running, working condition for reasonable money. Well, friends, take a look at this $750 of pure four-wheel drive powerslides.

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Please Tell Me Why This Madman Put A Chevy 350 Engine In A Porsche 914

Just because you can do something doesn’t necessarily mean you should do it. This is how I feel about this 1971 Porsche 914 with a 350 Chevy V8 engine selling on Craigslist right now for $9900.

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This Is The Most Baffling Craigslist Post About A Mazda Protege I’ve Ever Seen

This is a Craigslist post from Rhode Island selling a 1993 Mazda Protege. That shouldn’t be a big deal. But this Protege, while it appears to be in quite good shape, is missing something. Specifically, it’s missing well over a foot and a half of Mazda Protege. And, what makes it even more incredible is that this fact…

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You Are All Fools For Not Buying This Purple Mitsubishi Starion

Bro, get your shit together and buy this turbo, narrowbody, purple Mitsubishi Starion. Each passing minute is as sand in an hourglass, only once all the sand is down at the bottom, instead of an hour having passed, it is your life that has passed you by, your Starion Life, your life of turbo boosted speed.

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Incredible Motorcycle Liquidation Sale Could Be Your Two-Wheel Dream

The problem with being a gearhead is that it occasionally mixes quite well with a hoarder mentality. This seller is no exception, having amassed a collection of at least a couple dozen bikes, and they’re all for sale. The great thing about bikes, you can fit a whole lot of them in the same space as just a single car.…

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You Can Buy An Incredibly Well-Restored WWII Jeep Willys/Ford For $19,500

WWII connoisseurs looking to add some old vehicles to their collection, rejoice: you can now nab a beautiful 1942 Jeep Willys on Craigslist if you’re up to making the trip down to the El Paso area.

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