True story: It was 2004, and we were in England on vacation: four Hitchcocks, two in-laws, and a fun and roomy diesel Volkswagen crossover/minivan thing. At the time our kids … Continue Reading Wagons Ho! Eight sub-$10K Estates to Chase Away the Minivan Blues
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
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?
As I get older, I remember less and less. But I remember vividly Tuesday, March 27, 2007 – the day I first drove the Nürburgring. I flew in to London’s … Continue Reading Nürburgring Nordschleife: Mecca for Motorheads
Okay, so maybe a Porsche 928 is too small for your (my) growing family. I beg to differ, but for purposes of discussion, let’s go with it. How about a … Continue Reading 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E: The Banker’s Hotrod Revisited