That likely would have all changed if yesterday’s 1986 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce had been within spitting distance of me. At $3,500, I could probably swing it, I do have one of those fancy new Apple Cards after all. I also didn’t think that any of the work it needed was beyond my skill level. … [Read more...] about At $8,000, Is This R32-Swapped 1987 VW Jetta A Total Coupe De Grâce?
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Few of us are eager to drive around advertising a business without commensurate compensation, but when the ad in question is as cool as the one on today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe F100, exceptions may be made. Let’s see if this classic pickup’s price is just as exceptional. … [Read more...] about At $4,500, Could This 1964 Ford F100 Pickup Turn You Into The Mac Daddy?
As most of you are probably aware, an international incident occurred at this week’s NATO Summit in London. What happened was a gaggle of leaders from other nations, led by Canada’s hunky Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, were caught dissing Donald Trump, apparently le fetch’ happen! … [Read more...] about At $5,500 Canadian, Could You Find Common Ground With This Custom 1985 Chevy S10 Pickup?
Here today we have a 1985 AE86 SR5 Coupe - or Trueno in JDM parlance, and while these cars stock are all that and a bag of shrimps, this one eschews the model's sturdy factory 4A 1.6 for a larger and hairier chested 3S-GE 2 litre. That's claimed to be the 4th-gen BEAMS - Breakthrough Engine with Advanced Mechanism System - grey top, an engine good for about 200-bhp. … [Read more...] about For $13,500, Is This Corolla A Trueno Romance?
Unspoken, but of importance, is the drivetrain. As the car is a base model - a pony? - it's likely it has the 69-bhp 1.6 litre CVH four cylinder and MTX II "fuel saver" 4 speed. That utilitarian combination provided the only performance statistic worth mentioning on this old Ford, which is mileage that extends into the 40s, on regular gas. … [Read more...] about Ace of Base for $1,900!