I’ve been spending an inordinate amount of time recently scouring the web for 1980s-vintage luxo-barge cruisers. Sure, yesterday’s Lincoln Continental Turbo Diesel is a rarity and an automotive curiosity, but … Continue Reading TTS Quick Pick: 1985 Oldsmobile Toronado
In an effort to get the bad taste of last week’s 1997 Camry (which did, incidentally, come with the most entertaining CraigsList ad I’ve read in quite a while) out … Continue Reading CHOTW: 1997 Jaguar XJ6 Vanden Plas
First things first: let’s get the inevitable Grey Poupon jokes out of the way. “Pardon me, but…” yadda, yadda, and so on. Great. There. Now, let’s take a real look … Continue Reading 1980 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow II: British Elegance for Pence on the Pound
Chances are if you’ve found this blog and you’re reading this post that you share with us some degree of automotive enthusiasm. So when it comes time for you to … Continue Reading 1989 Bentley Turbo R: For the Price of a Six Year-old Camry…..
There is something utterly compelling about classic British cars. It was the Brits, after all, who really introduced America to the affordable sports car with the MGTD, Austin-Healey, MGA/B/C, Spridget, … Continue Reading 1985 Jaguar Series III XJ6: Bargain Brit Luxury
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
With the inbreeding that has run rampant through the automobile industry for the past couple of decades, what looks like one brand of car is really something else. For example, … Continue Reading 1983 Rolls-Royce Silver Spur: Made in England by the English
As a Car Geek, I love a classic GT. You know – a small, personal car with enough performance to keep it interesting, lines that hearken back to a time when cars … Continue Reading Give me a (Shooting) Brake: 1973 Volvo P1800ES and 1976 Jensen GT
I turned forty earlier this year, and it struck me as a long time Beatles and John Lennon fan that through chance, luck, or some sort of cosmic intervention, I’d … Continue Reading Watching John Lennon’s Wheels: Happy 71st Birthday, John.
By the very nature of the fact we write this thing, you know we like stupid cars. What makes a car stupid? In my mind it is the potential hassle … Continue Reading 1979 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith II: No, I Won’t Pass the Bleeding Grey Poupon!