Where does one land when combining a long history of Italian flare with good ol’ American engineering? Sometimes you’ll land on a masterpiece like the De Tomaso Mangusta or Bizzarrini … Continue Reading CHOTW: 1987 Cadillac Allante
It is no secret to my friends, family, and readers that I am a Mercedes Geek. It goes back to my youth when my Dad – Dr. Mechanical Engineer – … Continue Reading Trip Notes Part 2: Show Me a Little Merc!
Suppose for a minute that you have managed to finagle your personal finances through a series of questionable actions to the point that you have somewhere in the neighborhood of … Continue Reading Fiscal Responsibility & Financial Planning – TTS Style!
So spring (or summer, apparently) has sprung – at least in the Mid-Atlantic region, but also throughout much of the rest of the country, from what I hear. What that … Continue Reading Top Down Fun: Nine Convertibles for Ten Grand or Less
Having been produced from 1971 through 1989 in no less than eight engine configurations, Mercedes-Benz R107 roadsters are hardly rare. In fact, for many of us children of the 1960s, … Continue Reading 1983 Mercedes-Benz 280SL 5-speed: Classic and Rare Beater Bargain
The original Mercedes-Benz SL-series cars were true sports cars: hard-edged, performance-oriented, and they took some skill to drive. In fact, the designation “SL” originally stood for “Sports Leicht” or in … Continue Reading 1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 5-Speed: Putting the “Sports” back in “Sports Leicht”