The first car my wife and I bought together with co-mingled funds was a 1994 Mazda MX-5 Miata. It was September, 1996, just weeks before we were to be married, … Continue Reading Fleet Update: 1991 Mazda MX-5 Miata BRG – “The Placeholder”
As certifiable Car Geeks, the majority of us would LOVE to have a collection of cars like the arguable King of Collectors: Jay Leno. Reports vary on the number of … Continue Reading Living Like Leno: Some of Jay’s Cars that Regular Folks Can Afford, Too
In Episode 002, Reed and Jonathan obsess over a 1968 Pontiac Catalina convertible and then go on to discuss the sharing of a collective brain, the logistics and pragmatism of dumb, seeing phantom Miatas, third-generation Honda Accords, and snakes. Big, menacing snakes.
There was a time – some of us actually remember firsthand – when cars came in colors. Don’t get me wrong, I agree that many cars look just fine in … Continue Reading 1977 Alfa Romeo Spider: How About a Little S2 Love?
There’s change afoot here at TTS. The biggest change and most noticeable will include some more frequent posting. This once-a-quarter pattern isn’t really working for us, although traffic has remained remarkably … Continue Reading Change is in the Air…..
Welcome to the newest TTS feature: TTS Quick Pick! These posts are dedicated to cars that.. Oh let’s be real – these posts are dedicated to interesting cars we stumble … Continue Reading TTS Quick Pick: 1971 Fiat 850 Spider
“What’s the fastest car in the world? A rental car, of course!” That old chestnut, the object example of truth lovingly wrapped in a cliché. We all know people who … Continue Reading Rental Car Review: 2003 Mazda Protege5
My cohort here at Totally That Stupid and I have a little game we play. It doesn’t have a name, and there are not really any rules to speak of. … Continue Reading Totally That Stupid: Four Winter Cars for $4000.00
As you my have ascertained from my last post, I have the itch something awful. Not THAT, no, the itch for a car. The theory I am specifically looking to … Continue Reading Shopping Notes: 2001 Porsche Boxster
The rules for roadworthiness or safety inspections here in the U.S. vary widely by state (and even county, for that matter). The great State of Virginia has one of the … Continue Reading Garage Corner: The 1993 Mazda MX-5 Miata gets a Pass
Fifteen years ago my wife and I were newlyweds and our first joint car purchase was a 1994 Mazda MX-5 Miata. Not long after buying the car, I joined the … Continue Reading Garage Corner: Helping the 1993 Mazda MX-5 Miata Breathe
Having learned to drive in an old Alfa Romeo Spider, I have always been partial to two-seat roadsters. One of the best feelings in in my world is carving the … Continue Reading 1993 Mazda MX-5 Miata: Disposable Sports Car #4
I don’t care what my brother-in-law says, Miatas are damned good at being sports cars. I go back to the old C&D philosophy that a car’s “character” usually equates to … Continue Reading 1991 Mazda Miata BRG: Channeling my Inner Lesbian