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?
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
Since I was about 12 years old I’ve had this fantasy of taking some dilapidated old car and making it showroom new once again. I had this vision of rolling … Continue Reading 1992 Mercedes-Benz 500E: Ridden Hard and Put Away Wet, But Dirt Cheap for a MercPorsche!
The Italians have always done things just a little bit differently, and with a little bit of flair. Take the Alfa 164 for example: at a time when its European … Continue Reading 1991 Alfa Romeo 164S: Style, Pace and Grace
Among the interesting trends we noted at the Essen show last week was very strong asking prices for Mercedes-Benz W124 500Es. Even considering the Essen +/- 10% surcharge, sellers were … Continue Reading 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E: Are Values for Good Ones on the Rise?
Mercedes-Benz has a long and storied history of building super-fast sedans going back to the 300SEL 6.3 of the late 1960s, wherein rogue engineer Erich Waxenberger took the monstrous 6.3 … Continue Reading Bang for your Buck: 2001 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG