Among regular TTS readers and other folks who know me well, it’s no secret that in my 33+ years of driving, I’ve bought and sold a LOT of cars. The … Continue Reading The Cars That Keep Me Coming Back for More
So you know we like old German cars, and you may know that we (at least I) like some of those cars best when they burn diesel fuel. But what … Continue Reading 1984 Lincoln Continental Givenchy Turbo Diesel: When is a BMW not a BMW?
I’m pretty sure that there is an unspoken cap of four vehicles on my fleet. Well, we’ve had five before, but only when there was a decisive exit strategy for … Continue Reading 1983 Mercedes-Benz 280SE: Dirt Cheap Grey Market Goodness
It’s no secret that we really like Euro market oddities for sale on U.S. shores. The problem is that the owners usually think very highly of them due to their … Continue Reading 1984 Mercedes-Benz 230E: How Low Can You Go?
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
So it’s press day at Techno Classica Essen here in the sunny Eastern Bloc-era grey concrete jungle that is Essen, Germany. As promised in yesterday’s comments, one of my first … Continue Reading Living Classified Ads: What’s for Sale in Essen (that we can’t get at home)?
Sometimes I find that if I post cars that are interesting (to me…) here, it keeps me from doing something stupid like buying them. This car is an excellent example … Continue Reading 1983 Mercedes-Benz 300CD-T: Pillarless Turbodiesel Coupe Bargain!
As revolutionary as the sleek aerodynamic styling of the mid-1980s Audi 5000 (100/200) was, we have always had an appreciation for the older “slab sided” C2 version sold in the … Continue Reading 1982 Audi 5000 Turbodiesel: Slab-sided Oil Burner
If you haven’t yet surmised, one of the things we like to talk about at TotallyThatStupid is classic cars we can afford which can be driven on a regular basis. … Continue Reading 1983 Mercedes-Benz 300D Turbo – Hard to Kill