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Words for cars that are old or in bad condition

wreck

noun

a building or car that is in a bad condition and needs a lot of work

heap

noun

a car that is in very bad condition

banger

noun

an old car in bad condition

jalopy

noun

an old car that is in bad condition

boneshaker

noun

an old uncomfortable vehicle

clunker

noun

an old vehicle or machine that is in very bad condition

infobesity

the condition of continually consuming large amounts of information, especially when this has a negative effect on a person's well-being and ability to concentrate

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drive-by handshake

a brief handshake that is made without pausing or making eye contact, because you are upset or angry

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