Ready for another round of Nice Price Or Crack Pipe? Yesterday, a decisive 89% of you felt that $6,500 was just too much to ask for a Datsun 200SX convertible, so it's off to Booth Number Two for that car! Today we've got something for you fans of vintage Detroit iron- a genuine, coach-built, 1-of-120-built 1981 Ford Fairmont Futura Durango pickups, or, as we like to call such a vehicle: a Fairmontchero! Now, it's no Cyclonechero, particularly in the engine compartment, but it's still a pretty cool cartruck. Question is, nearly 15 grand worth of cool? Advertisement Advertisement Porcubimmer-drivin' LTDScott for another great tip![Showdown Muscle Cars]. Is $14,900 complete madness for an '81 Fairmontchero? ( polls) … [Read more...] about Nice Price Or Crack Pipe: The $14,900 Ford Fairmont Durango Pickup
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Folks, we’ve got another huge Takata airbag recall for you. Plus, some news about upcoming General Motors layoffs and a United Auto Workers guilty plea. All of this and more in The Morning Shift for Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. 1st Gear: Another Takata Recall Takata, the automotive parts supplier that is responsible for the biggest auto recall in history over faulty airbags, is recalling more cars again over another airbag safety issue. Advertisement The Bloomberg. About 1.4 million other cars now require repairs From the story: Components Takata supplied to five of the world’s biggest car manufacturers may absorb moisture that could either cause air bags to rupture or under-inflate, according to a notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website. The recall involves parts produced from 1995 through 1999 and sold to BMW, Volkswagen AG’s Audi, Toyota Motor Corp., Honda Motor Co. and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. Emphasis mine, because it’s … [Read more...] about Another 1.4 Million Takata Airbags Recalled After BMW Driver’s Death
Brad flies private jets for a variety of clients, but despite the flashy nature of his job he has a pretty modest car. He is looking for something that can “blend in” a little better with some of the fancier rides that show up at the airport. However, he is working with a reasonable budget of around $30,000. What car should he buy? (Welcome back to What Car Should You Buy ? Where we give real people real advice about buying cars. ) Advertisement Here is the scenario - I fly people around in private jets. As you can imagine, passengers arrive to the hangar in some shockingly nice vehicles, parking next to my taupe 2006 Toyota Corolla. Inevitably I get some good natured ribbing. My regular passengers drive lifted Shelby and Roush-tuned Ford pickups. There’s also a smattering of Ford Raptors, top-trim Lincoln Navigators, and maybe a Jeep or Land Rover. The problem is 1.) I only have $25-$30k to spend 2.) I have no real need for a truck or full-size SUV. Is … [Read more...] about I Fly Private Jets And I Need A Car That Blends In With High Rollers For $30,000! What Should I Buy?