Karosserie Baur, based in Stuttgart, Germany, has been involved in open-top BMWs since the 1930s. Fast-forward four or so decades, to 1971, and Baur had replaced their 1600-2 and 2002 … Continue Reading 1985 BMW 323i Baur TC2: Convertible Top Musings And Repair
In 2005 or thereabouts, my wife and I flew down to San Diego from the San Francisco Bay area on a Friday evening for a weekend wedding we didn’t attend … Continue Reading 2004 Jaguar S-Type R: Mean, Green, Wallet-Melting Machine?
We here at Totally That Stupid hate to think of ourselves as car snobs. We have long said we can rationalize pretty much anything and anyone’s passion. That rationalization is … Continue Reading CHOTW: 1989 Dodge Omni America
Fact #1: I love Fox-body Mustangs. Fact #2: I love convertibles. Fact #3: I have loved the Lincoln Mark VII LSC since Car and Driver named it to their 1986 … Continue Reading 1989 Lincoln Mark VII LSC Convertible: Rollin’ In My (Posh) Five-Point-Oh
As car people, one of the questions we are always asked is “What are your favorite car shows or movies?” For many of us, the motion pictures that formed our … Continue Reading Did Disney’s “The Love Bug” Foreshadow Pixar’s “Cars” Universe?
General Motors has a history of making the best version of a particular car right before that model – or in some cases an entire brand – goes away. Let’s … Continue Reading 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix GXP: Hear Us Out
Anyone who has spent some time around Totally That Stupid or its authors knows we love old and older Audis. During our formative years in the 1980s and 90s, they … Continue Reading 1995 Audi A6: A Classic From Ingolstadt
We here at Totally That Stupid need to start this missive with an apology. Or maybe a caveat. Your author is breaking what was likely our first rule of the … Continue Reading CHOTW: 1977 Porsche 924
Here at Totally That Stupid, we are huge fans of cheap convertibles. There are few better conveyances than a fun, inexpensive car with no roof throughout all four seasons, just … Continue Reading CHOTW: 1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL
Hot compacts of the 1980s and 90s, in both hatchback and coupe formats, were automotive life staples when your servants at Totally That Stupid were growing up. The fastest versions … Continue Reading CHOTW: 1991 Plymouth Laser RS
Where does one land when combining a long history of Italian flare with good ol’ American engineering? Sometimes you’ll land on a masterpiece like the De Tomaso Mangusta or Bizzarrini … Continue Reading CHOTW: 1987 Cadillac Allante
Welcome to the first installment of Cheap Heap of the Week! We’ve long maintained that once you purchase a Toyota Camry, you’ve basically announced to the world that, automotively speaking, … Continue Reading CHOTW: 1997 Toyota Camry V6
Here at Totally That Stupid, we continue to lament the death of the cheap, fun car. Why is everything so expensive? Why do these Generation-X’ers – a group we proudly … Continue Reading New Feature: Cheap Heap of the Week
Every now and then a vehicle comes out of the woodwork that is so interesting, so different, your humble narrator feels the need to surface and poke some words into … Continue Reading The XCOR Aerospace Trunnel
On Dec 6, 2019, at 1:09 PM, Vivek Markesh wrote: What do you think of the price of this M3?….it’s a lot of miles… https://www.autotrader.com/cars-for-sale/Id=531067211 “Very clean and well cared … Continue Reading 1999 BMW M3: This Is Not A Buyer’s Guide
On average, I don’t have the greatest luck with rental cars. Part of this could be I don’t travel as much as my TTS colleague, and so I don’t accumulate … Continue Reading Rental Review: 2017 Toyota 4Runner SR5