Rare Rides: Soar Like an Eagle With the 1988 Renault Medallion

The Rare Rides series has featured a few Renaults from the Eighties and Nineties previously, and even one sporty coupe which shared a showroom with today’s Rare Rides subject. It’s the family-friendly Renault Medallion, in comfortable grey wagon guise. Let’s take a look. The Medallion started its life out in France as the Renault 21. […]

This Week In Trailers: From the Bridge, Nico, 1988, Holiday, Cold War, Bonding

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week […]

Junkyard Gem: 1988 BMW 735iL

The original BMW 7-Series debuted in 1977 and became a favorite of successful dentists and realtors worldwide. When its bigger, plusher, and faster E32 successor appeared for the 1986 model year, it was the perfect car for conspicuous-consumption-crazed 1980s California, much more devilish than its staid S-Class competitors. Here’s a 1988 735iL in a Northern […]

1988 Calgary Olympics were the start of something big

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the 1988 Calgary Olympics — the first Winter Games held on Canadian soil. Canada’s medal haul wasn’t overwhelming — two silver medals and three bronze placed the host country 13th in the standings — but, more importantly, the foundation was laid for Canada’s Olympic successes that followed. And for several athletes, the […]

Cool Stuff: ‘How Did This Get Made?’ Gets Their Own Gallery 1988 Art Show

For the past couple years, we’ve been churning out companion pieces to go along with episodes of the comedy podcast How Did This Get Made? Hosted by comedians Paul Scheer, Jason Mantzoukas and June Diane Raphael, the podcast features a discussion about a movie that is acknowledged to generally be pretty terrible, and in some […]

Cool Stuff: Joey Spiotto’s Storytime 3 Art Show at Gallery 1988

We’ve featured artist Joey Spiotto‘s work many times on the site over the past few years. You might recognize his little Golden Book parody covers or his fictional band Vinyl record cover art. We even featured him earlier in the week as his book Alien Next Door hit stores nationwide, and written about his Storytime shows at Gallery 1988. Tonight, Joey returns to the […]

Junkyard Gem: 1988 Dodge Diplomat Salon

Filed under: Etc.,Dodge,Automotive History,Sedan,Luxury A champagne pink 1988 Dodge Diplomat, complete with the luxurious Salon trim package. Continue reading Junkyard Gem: 1988 Dodge Diplomat Salon Junkyard Gem: 1988 Dodge Diplomat Salon originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 29 Jan 2017 12:03:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments Autoblog