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!
1991 was the final year of the Audi body style that changed the world. In 1982, Audi took the long nose short rear concept pioneered with the Mercedes W126 sedans, … Continue Reading 1991 Audi 200 Quattro Avant: Das Über Wagen
“I need you to talk me out of being stupid.” You know what kind of day it’s going to be when your phone buzzes and you hear those first words … Continue Reading I’m Not As Think As You Stupid I Am
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
We will cover this more in-depth at a later time, but I seem to be on a mission to own at least one of every car my parents ever had … Continue Reading 1968 Pontiac LeMans Convertible: Nice Family Convertible in Resale Red
Right off the bat, the 1983 Fiat X1/9 is a mid-engined, wedge-shaped, Bertone-designed sports car. It has a life-off targa top, a 5-speed manual transmission and fuel injection. Even displacing … Continue Reading 1983 Fiat X1/9: Disposable Sports Car #1
Forget the 308GTB/GTSi. They are neat cars, and beautiful, but in Ferrari terms they are as common as Camrys. Besides that, I’m still on my four-seater kick, so they just … Continue Reading 1975 Ferrari 308GT4: Magnum could have been a Family Man
As motoring enthusiasts, we all love a good car place – be it a race track, a museum, a car show, or even just an interesting dealership. We think it … Continue Reading Cool Car Places: Mercedes-Benz Classic Center, Irvine, CA
As Car Geeks, we all frequent websites like eBay, Craigslist, and cars.com perusing the ads in search of a killer deal on an interesting car. For me, I usually spend … Continue Reading Killer Car Websites: Germany’s Mobile.de
Today must be our retrospective on 1985 – the year of “Back to the Future”, Gorbachev, the Achille Lauro, “We are the World” and “Money for Nothing”. First there was … Continue Reading 1985 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3-16 AMG: Three Little Letters that make All the Difference!
The Series 3 Alfa Romeo Spiders are generally dismissed as the bottom of the barrel when it comes to classic Alfa convertibles. On the other hand, many of us who … Continue Reading 1985 Alfa Romeo Spider Graduate: Last of the “Pod” cars..
First off, and the more you follow our blog the more apparent this will be, but we LOVE station wagons. They are utterly useful, attractive, and generally less common than … Continue Reading 1967 Volvo Amazon: Total Image Car
From yesterday’s UK Guardian newspaper: “Mind-reading car could drive you round the bend” This being a blog loosely focused on cars and driving, it seemed almost obligatory to flag this … Continue Reading Whatever Happened to *Driving*? Nissan’s Mind-reading Car Adventures
Before the 1980s disco-inspired obsession with all things automotively aerodynamic, the French were playing with smooth shapes and innovative technologies. The DS-series cars were smooth on the outside and even … Continue Reading 1972 Citroen DS21: Brilliant Bar of Used Soap
First, that blue blur in the photo is indeed a Porsche 912. I spotted it flying up the right lane as I sat in traffic this evening on Washington, D.C.’s … Continue Reading Garages Kill: A Porsche 912 in the Big City
Okay, so maybe a Porsche 928 is too small for your (my) growing family. I beg to differ, but for purposes of discussion, let’s go with it. How about a … Continue Reading 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E: The Banker’s Hotrod Revisited