I spent a fair amount of time last night – like many nights – surfing around the interwebs looking at various cars for sale. It’s not that I need another … Continue Reading Affordable German Convertibles: 1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL and 1990 BMW 325iC
Welcome to the first eponymous posting on Totally That Stupid, where we examine the basic premise of the website. That is, “A [insert vehicle, thing, idea]? Sure. I’m totally that … Continue Reading Totally That Stupid: 1972 Pontiac Catalina Convertible
Around the late 1970s and early 1980s, small, affordable, two-seat sports cars were a dying breed. Sure, you could still spend tens of thousands of dollars on a new Porsche … Continue Reading 1983 Mazda Rx-7: Disposable Sports Car #3
It was 1984. I was 13 and my family had just moved from Southeast Asia back to New England. Among the important tasks that had to be completed (there was … Continue Reading 1974 Jensen-Healey Roadster: Lotus Power and British Reliability……
The Mercedes-Benz 107-series SLC coupes are largely unloved, having been succeeded with the larger and more glamorous C126 SECs of the 1980s. Still, the 107 coupes should not be cast … Continue Reading 1979 Mercedes-Benz 450SLC 5.0: Homologation Special Barn Find
Front wheel drive isn’t for everyone, and I’ll be the first to admit that I generally prefer the back wheels propelling me down whichever back road I choose. That said, … Continue Reading 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado Deluxe: Before GM ran out of Style
Let’s cut the chase right now, shall we? Audi’s quality control and build standards in the late-1980’s/early-1990’s were not exactly something to write home about. You wouldn’t even mention these … Continue Reading V8? Check. Quattro? Check. 5-Speed?
The Jaguar XJ-S replaced the aging E-Type in 1975, but purists were not amused. While there was no question to the E-Types prowess as a performance sports car despite the numerous … Continue Reading 1984 Jaguar XJ-S H.E. V12 – Flying Buttresses Abound!
If you haven’t yet surmised, one of the things we like to talk about at TotallyThatStupid is classic cars we can afford which can be driven on a regular basis. … Continue Reading 1983 Mercedes-Benz 300D Turbo – Hard to Kill
Life is about more than sports cars. I mean, I like a small, go-fast car as much as the next Car Geek, but there are times when you need space … Continue Reading 1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SE Euro: Fab Green Machine
By the very nature of the fact we write this thing, you know we like stupid cars. What makes a car stupid? In my mind it is the potential hassle … Continue Reading 1979 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith II: No, I Won’t Pass the Bleeding Grey Poupon!
UPDATE: October 3, 2011: Pictures received, along with some more details. The interior does come with the car, but there are issues lurking beneath. Compression is between 105 and 130 … Continue Reading 1967 Mercedes-Benz 250SL Pagoda Euro: Opportunities and Decisions – UPDATE