Welcome to the newest TTS feature: TTS Quick Pick! These posts are dedicated to cars that.. Oh let’s be real – these posts are dedicated to interesting cars we stumble … Continue Reading TTS Quick Pick: 1971 Fiat 850 Spider
One of the most asked questions of “car” people, second to “What kind of car should I buy?” and “How much do you think x will cost to fix?” is, “What … Continue Reading What Should Junior Drive?
Our affliction for old Audis is colored by rose-tinted glasses, and brought into high-definition clarity with 20-20 hindsight. A 5000S, Ur-S4, or Coupe Quattro? Sure, back in the day they … Continue Reading 1991 Audi 90 Quattro 20V: But The Wife Wants A 5 Series
We have written a lot about the Mercedes W126 S-class (you know, when we get around to writing at all!), but for me that’s largely because they are among the … Continue Reading 1985 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL: Resplendent in its Four Place Glory….
At TTS, we miss Pontiac. From the early days of motoring through the GTO and Firebird Trans Am – and with their attempts to transcend General Motor’s worst days of … Continue Reading 1989 Pontiac 6000STE AWD: A Unicorn’s Unicorn
I’ve been considering returning to a two-door as my daily hack. Almost five years ago, my grumpy lower back immediately complained about installing our newborn son and his car seat … Continue Reading Subaru SVX: Polarizing Styling, Please
I can’t really tell you why I love Aston Martin’s folded-paper land wedge. Maybe it goes back to a Road & Track magazine cover, either a regular monthly issue or … Continue Reading 1979-89 Aston Martin Lagonda: Insert Wedgy Joke Here
So first things first: how can I call this a disposable sports car when it’s so upright and seats four life-sized humans? Well, I suppose the true definition of “sports” … Continue Reading 1992 BMW 318i Convertible: Disposable Sports (Sporty??) Car #12
Part of being a TTSer is coveting the strange, unusual, abnormal, underappreciated, etc. – automotively speaking. One of our favorite pastimes in the TTS offices is to peruse classified ads … Continue Reading Five Cars You Can Buy Today that Your Neighbor Doesn’t Have
I took ten minutes this morning to wade through the first 1,000 listings in the Minneapolis, Minnesota Craigslist mire of used vehicles using the following criteria: Manual transmission Private seller … Continue Reading Five Cars, Five Speeds (on average), Five Grand
There has recently been a decent amount of chatter surrounding Nissan’s R32 Skyline. And by “decent” I really mean “any” found outside of the Skyline-centric Internet temples. A darling of … Continue Reading Nissan R32 Skyline: Welcome Our Latest Immigrant Friends
One of the fundamental guiding principles behind TTS, except when otherwise EXPLICITLY stated, is that we write about cars that we’d like to own and/or drive. The E24 BMW 635CSi … Continue Reading 1985 BMW 635CSi: Killer Shark for a Song
Quick! Name a decent-handling, rear-wheel drive, four-door sedan with an inline-six engine and a proper three-pedal 5-speed manual transmission. Nope. Not that. Care to guess again?
“Foot on the pedal, never ever false metal. Engine running hotter than a boiling kettle.” The wisdom of driving a 30-year-old BMW across some of the more desolate areas of … Continue Reading 1985 BMW 323i Baur Top Cabriolet: No Sleep ‘Til Hopkins
Earlier this year, my compadre here at TTS gathered five V8-powered sedans that appeal to the enthusiast mind and whose entry fee shouldn’t immediately decimate your bank account (that comes … Continue Reading LOLCAT: 2001 Jaguar XJR
“What’s the fastest car in the world? A rental car, of course!” That old chestnut, the object example of truth lovingly wrapped in a cliché. We all know people who … Continue Reading Rental Car Review: 2003 Mazda Protege5