It’s been a while since we added a new “disposable sports car” to the blog, so today we bring you an 80s-style oldie but goodie: the original Toyota MR2. It … Continue Reading 1986 Toyota MR2: Disposable Sports Car #6
First things first: this is shameless self-promotion. I own this car, for the time being. You see, I have an addiction to buying and selling cars. There should be a … Continue Reading 1993 Mazda MX-5 Miata: Short Attention-span Theater
To anyone who has visited our blog more than, well, once, it probably goes without saying that we like big stupid cars. I like them with big, gas guzzling V8 … Continue Reading 1983 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL: Grey Market Goodness
So there I was, out for a Saturday drive in Dad’s Toyota Tundra king cab on my way to fetch various and sundry moldings and power tools from the local … Continue Reading Start them Early: Your Kids and Your Car Hobby
You don’t see a lot of hot-rodding once you arrive at the c-suite level of cars. Sure, over the years Alpina and Hartge have rubbed on some BMW 7-series, and … Continue Reading It’s Just a Big 5000S, Right?
The classic Mercedes-Benz community, and I personally, lost a great friend today – Stu Hammel of Reading, Pennsylvania, born September 20, 1948, and died today, January 4, 2012 after losing … Continue Reading The Car Hobby and the Friends We Make: In Memory of Stu Hammel
With the inbreeding that has run rampant through the automobile industry for the past couple of decades, what looks like one brand of car is really something else. For example, … Continue Reading 1983 Rolls-Royce Silver Spur: Made in England by the English
For some, the 1980s were a time of opulent excess, Reaganomics, and Gordon Gekko. For the vast majority (or as we call them these days, the 99%) they were a … Continue Reading 1985 Honda Accord Hatchback: Love the 1980s? Have I got a car for you!!
We’ve discussed before how convertibles were very much a dying breed going from the 1970s into the 1980s. While there were a handful of holdover cars from another era from … Continue Reading 1984 Toyota Celica GTS Convertible: Rare, Especially in This Condition
Although I decided not to purchase a Kia Optima Hybrid after the test drive a few weeks back, I have to admit the newer car had certain features that left … Continue Reading Garage Corner: Satisfaction in the form of an iPod install for the 2006 Honda Accord Hybrid
An occasional TTS reader, who is also a Porsche 911 fanatic, told me he likes the blog but asked when we are going to cover some “real” cars? Considering some … Continue Reading 1997 Porsche 993: Last of the Air-cooled Porkers
Romeo Void rocked a blend of new wave and proto-alternative with “Never Say Never,” a song best remembered for the eminently quotable line, “I might like you better if we … Continue Reading I Might Like You Better If I Knew What This Car Was
If you’ve read this blog with any regularity, it’s no secret that I like Mercedes – especially those of the big stinkin’ V8 variety. To the subject of today’s post, … Continue Reading 1978 Mercedes-Benz 450SEL: Big Whole Lot of Car for Cheap..!
Once upon a time the term “sports sedan” referred to a four-door automobile whose driving characteristics engaged the driver in the actual act of driving through steering feedback, a taut … Continue Reading 1983 BMW E23 733i 5-speed: Teutonic Sports Barge
A lot of folks tend to dismiss the Porsche 912 as nothing more than a VW Beetle with a Porsche body tacked onto it. To those who know better, the … Continue Reading Sub-$10K Steal: 1968 Porsche 912 coupe
The rules for roadworthiness or safety inspections here in the U.S. vary widely by state (and even county, for that matter). The great State of Virginia has one of the … Continue Reading Garage Corner: The 1993 Mazda MX-5 Miata gets a Pass