Every time I turn around these days it seems like another manufacturer is forfeiting good old burbling big-displacement torquetastic motoring for force-fed fours and sixes. It would appear that the … Continue Reading Power, Poise and a Vanishing Breed: Five V8 Sedans on the Cheap
It’s amazing what a little bit of bad PR from 40+ years ago can do to a car company. Even Jaguar cars from the Ford period forward depreciate like just … Continue Reading 1984 Jaguar XJ6 5-Speed: Find Another One in the States…
Regular visitors to TotallyThatStupid – and yes, there are some – have surely figured out that we are fans of big German cars. Well, we’re fans of the small ones … Continue Reading 1983 Mercedes-Benz 280SE: Just because it’s tubby doesn’t mean it’s not FUN!
My introduction to Mercedes-Benz cars came in the form of a 1982 280TE wagon – bought new by my folks when we lived overseas. It was the early 1980s, and … Continue Reading 1982 Mercedes-Benz 280TE AMG: The Original Euro Sport Wagon?
There is something utterly compelling about classic British cars. It was the Brits, after all, who really introduced America to the affordable sports car with the MGTD, Austin-Healey, MGA/B/C, Spridget, … Continue Reading 1985 Jaguar Series III XJ6: Bargain Brit Luxury