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