I visited an old friend last night – and before you start asking me about social distancing, mask-wearing, and all that, it wasn’t that kind of visit. David E. Davis, … Continue Reading Of Mad Men and Their Machines
There’s been a lot of chatter for a long time about the impending demise of the row-your-own manual transmission. I’m not talking about those automated manuals – with or without … Continue Reading Commentary: Death Of A Manual
I have this awful habit of buying old cars in varying state of disrepair with delusions of making them perfect while at the same time hardly spending a dime in … Continue Reading Fleet Update: Perfection or Patina?
The Acura (Honda) NSX is a car I keep forgetting about. I forget how light and quick they are. I space how timeless the design is, both inside and out, … Continue Reading Forget-Me-Not: The Acura NSX
It’s been a while since my last Garage Corner post, partly because I, myself, can’t even keep up with the recent changes. Actually, there’s really only been one major change, … Continue Reading Garage Corner: A New Addition- For Now….
This is the obligatory 2013 Techno Classica Essen picture of Hall 10 at the Messe Essen convention center which has housed this event since its inception. But this hall barely … Continue Reading The Main Event: Techno Classica 2012
My cohort Reed is in Germany this week visiting the holiest of hallowed grounds, the Nürburgring. He’s travelling with fellow car goon Dan Trent, a scribe in England for PistonHeads.com, … Continue Reading Buying vs. Renting at the Nürburgring
I know I’ve said it before, but there is no place on Earth like the Nurburgring. None. Nada. For this week’s trip we had the insane good fortune of going … Continue Reading ‘Ring Report: Chaps, Cars, and Crashes
Okay, so we Americans cannot have this car. Well, not yet.. In just three short years 1990 model year cars will be over 25 years old, and as such, assuming … Continue Reading 1990 Alpina B10 Bi-turbo: Brilliant Bargains on eBay Germany
Day one is complete, and we made it to Nurburg where the streets and driveways are littered with Porsche 911 GT3s, BMW M3s, various hot hatches, and a lot of … Continue Reading The Road to Essen
Despite a little radio silence here at TTS of late, I am here to tell you that we are alive and well and thinking, talking, and living cars. For me, … Continue Reading Not Quite Dead: Essen and Nurburg 2012
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