Our penchant for wacky German sedans is obvious to anyone who has spent any time perusing TTS, but in truth the majority of what we consider wacky appeals to us … Continue Reading 1975 NSU Ro80: Sixties Future Tech, German Style
What’s this? Another big, honking German sedan on TTS? Well, yes. Despite my recent commitment to myself to talk about some more sporting hardware, I somehow naturally tend to gravitate … Continue Reading 1979 Euro-spec Mercedes-Benz 450SEL 6.9: Luxobarge or Landshark?
I came very, very close to buying this car. In fact, the only reason I didn’t buy it is that by the time my offer was accepted, I’d moved on … Continue Reading 1979 Mercedes-Benz 450SEL 6.9: No Replacement for Displacement, German Style
The classic Mercedes-Benz community, and I personally, lost a great friend today – Stu Hammel of Reading, Pennsylvania, born September 20, 1948, and died today, January 4, 2012 after losing … Continue Reading The Car Hobby and the Friends We Make: In Memory of Stu Hammel
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