I’ll admit – I am biased on this one. My first BMW was a 1984 533i in Alpine White over Natur Leather just like this car has. Perusing this listing … Continue Reading 1984 BMW 533i – From the “Find Another One” Files
It should probably come as no surprise to regular TTS readers that we like old school Swedish bricks. Heck, my daughter drives a ’92 240 which is, for all intents and … Continue Reading 1974 Volvo 142: ALL the Orange!
Here at TTS we love sports cars, q-ship sedans, even station wagons. We are confirmed CAR people. That said, we can appreciate all manner of vehicle, and we maintain that we … Continue Reading It’s Winter! Here Are 5 SUVs for $5K or Less You Don’t Have to Be Ashamed to Drive
As a certifiable Car Geek I often joke (am I joking?) with family and friends that I am on a long quest to own one of every car I’ve ever … Continue Reading Mercedes-Benz W123 300D Turbo Diesels: Still Affordable Despite What You’ve Heard
It’s probably no surprise that around these parts we are somewhat partial to our German cars. As both of your TTS hosts were raised by engineers in the 1970s and 1980s, … Continue Reading 1967 Imperial: Fancy a MOPAR Hardtop Sedan?
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)
Given the state of perpetual flux that financial markets have seen as of late, I have noticed a lot of chatter around various car blogs and social media sites about … Continue Reading 1995 Ferrari 456 GT Manual: Twelve Cylinders with Upward Potential
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
Every so often I am a little surprised at the realization that we have never discussed a certain car here on Totally That Stupid. Case in point: the 5th generation … Continue Reading 2008 Maserati Quattroporte: Sexy Can Certainly Come with Four Doors
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?
True story: It was 2004, and we were in England on vacation: four Hitchcocks, two in-laws, and a fun and roomy diesel Volkswagen crossover/minivan thing. At the time our kids … Continue Reading Wagons Ho! Eight sub-$10K Estates to Chase Away the Minivan Blues