Monthly Archives: September 2014

Five Cars, Five Speeds (on average), Five Grand

Five For Five

I took ten minutes this morning to wade through the first 1,000 listings in the Minneapolis, Minnesota Craigslist mire of used vehicles using the following criteria:

  • Manual transmission
  • Private seller
  • Picture(s)
  • Maximum of $5000

Here are the Top 5 that caught my attention, for any number of reasons including but not limited to: the car itself; the car still exists here; the car seemed cheap; I was bored; I was intrigued. Ready? Go. Continue reading

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Nissan R32 Skyline: Welcome Our Latest Immigrant Friends

R32 Skyline

There has recently been a decent amount of chatter surrounding Nissan’s R32 Skyline. And by “decent” I really mean “any” found outside of the Skyline-centric Internet temples. A darling of hardcore Nissan fans in general, and Godzilla fans in particular, to even knowledgeable enthusiasts the non-GT-R models were just generic – albeit kind of cool looking – Japanese-market coupes and sedans we couldn’t lay hands on while safely ensconced in the good ol’ U.S. of A.

But that’s about to change. Continue reading