A long time ago in a state far, far away, I was part of an interesting band of lovable whackos called the Senior Six Registry. Alternately known as the … Continue Reading 1985 BMW 323i Baur TC2: A Small Update
Your humble servants here at Totally That Stupid have been on a bit of a nostalgia trip lately. Not just for the cars we or our families owned when we … Continue Reading 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme: Absolutely Somebody’s Father’s Oldsmobile
“Life is full of mystery.” Frequently derided as the default answer of the intellectually lazy, one could chalk up a lot of our modern life to that clichéd axiom. The … Continue Reading 1995 BMW 525i Touring 5-Speed: Let Me Tell You A Story
There are some cars for which I know I will never get buy-in. For better or worse, my wife Chris has an opinion about our vehicular children. But let me … Continue Reading CHOTW: 1991 Volkswagen Jetta GL
I didn’t start out wanting to cover RADwood-eligible cars. It just sort of happened. For the tragically unhip, the phenomenon known as RADwood bills itself as “a celebration of ’80s … Continue Reading RADwood On The Cheap
Back when the fourth-generation Honda Prelude arrived in 1992, your hosts here at Totally That Stupid were both driving second-generation 1985 examples, and loving them. We aspired to third-generation ‘Ludes … Continue Reading CHOTW: 1992 Honda Prelude Si
While your humble servants here at Totally That Stupid will always extol the virtues of the sports car and the sports sedan over most other vehicles save the station wagon, … Continue Reading P38 Range Rovers: Finding A Not-Terrible Example
It occurred to me after our recent missive that perhaps recommending a convertible on the cusp of winter may be less than completely useful to a subset of our readership. … Continue Reading CHOTW Special Feature: Beater With A Heater (x10)
I don’t watch “Jay Leno’s Garage” as much as I should. The question should probably be, “Why not?” Needing no introduction, Jay is properly known as the consummate Car Geek. … Continue Reading Leno Spotting: BMW E21 3 Series Pickup
A couple of weeks ago I wrote about a 2004 Jaguar S-Type R for sale in Virginia (still available, by the way). At the same time, I told a tale … Continue Reading The Jaguar S-Type: A Prophecy
Autumn in the North Woods is a special time. Starting in the middle of August here in Minnesota, the temperature starts to fall off a bit and the days get … Continue Reading 10 Convertibles For $10K (or less)
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?