We here at Totally That Stupid hate to think of ourselves as car snobs. We have long said we can rationalize pretty much anything and anyone’s passion. That rationalization is … Continue Reading CHOTW: 1989 Dodge Omni America
There was a time – some of us actually remember firsthand – when cars came in colors. Don’t get me wrong, I agree that many cars look just fine in … Continue Reading 1977 Alfa Romeo Spider: How About a Little S2 Love?
Fact #1: I love Fox-body Mustangs. Fact #2: I love convertibles. Fact #3: I have loved the Lincoln Mark VII LSC since Car and Driver named it to their 1986 … Continue Reading 1989 Lincoln Mark VII LSC Convertible: Rollin’ In My (Posh) Five-Point-Oh
As a Car Geek (TM) and one who leans heavily to cars of the German persuasion (though not exclusively), I’m mildly ashamed to admit that I’ve never owned a classic … Continue Reading 1971 Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet: Classic Drop Top Cruising for Four on the Cheap
For folks like us who came of (driving) age in the 1980s, the Volkswagen Jetta was definitely on our short list of cars. I remember test driving an A2 Jetta … Continue Reading 1986 Volkswagen Jetta Turbo Diesel: Clean 80s-Style Green Machine
As car people, one of the questions we are always asked is “What are your favorite car shows or movies?” For many of us, the motion pictures that formed our … Continue Reading Did Disney’s “The Love Bug” Foreshadow Pixar’s “Cars” Universe?
Among regular TTS readers and other folks who know me well, it’s no secret that in my 33+ years of driving, I’ve bought and sold a LOT of cars. The … Continue Reading The Cars That Keep Me Coming Back for More
So first things first: I know we set a limit of $2,000 on our Cheap Heap of the Week feature cars, but what good are rules if you don’t break … Continue Reading CHOTW: 1995 Volvo 850 Turbo Wagon
We at TTS spend a lot (a LOT) of time looking at classified ads for cars – just like we know a lot of you do. Some of us <ahem!> have … Continue Reading How to Sell Your Car in the 2020s, during COVID-19, and Beyond
I don’t know about you guys, but I miss Saab. We only ever owned one – a 2001 9-5 wagon – but I’d have had more. Still might, in fact. … Continue Reading 1990 Saab 900 Turbo Convertible: Disposable Sports (Sporty??) Car #13
General Motors has a history of making the best version of a particular car right before that model – or in some cases an entire brand – goes away. Let’s … Continue Reading 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix GXP: Hear Us Out
I’ve been spending an inordinate amount of time recently scouring the web for 1980s-vintage luxo-barge cruisers. Sure, yesterday’s Lincoln Continental Turbo Diesel is a rarity and an automotive curiosity, but … Continue Reading TTS Quick Pick: 1985 Oldsmobile Toronado
So you know we like old German cars, and you may know that we (at least I) like some of those cars best when they burn diesel fuel. But what … Continue Reading 1984 Lincoln Continental Givenchy Turbo Diesel: When is a BMW not a BMW?
Anyone who has spent some time around Totally That Stupid or its authors knows we love old and older Audis. During our formative years in the 1980s and 90s, they … Continue Reading 1995 Audi A6: A Classic From Ingolstadt
As a follow-up to last week’s feature of the grand and glorious Mercedes-Benz W140 S420 sedan, I keep finding myself falling down the rabbit hole of classic yet interesting German youngtimer sedans. … Continue Reading 1984 BMW 733i or 1973 Mercedes-Benz 350SE: Choose your Seven Grand Swabian Sedan
You, our loyal readers, may have noticed an aesthetic revamp of this site. If so, congrats! If not, well… Part of the new look is a rotating header image. One … Continue Reading Some Pretty Things: TTS Header Photo Dump