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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If you wanted to get a feel for that traditional work ethic, how much would you pay? The cost of entry here is $4,500, and it’s now up to you to determine if that’s a fair price to pay for so basic and old a truck. What do you think, is this F100 worth that kind of cash? Or, is that just … [Read more...] about At $4,500, Could This 1964 Ford F100 Pickup Turn You Into The Mac Daddy?
You can never quite shake the feeling that the ES-30 is a kit car. It is too angular, too plastic, too downright quirky to be an official product, yet that’s exactly what it it. Alfa Romeo produced 1036 coupés—called SZ for Sprint Zagato—and 284 Roadster Zagatos. You could have any engine you desired, as long as it was Alfa’s mellifluent screaming and bellowing 3-liter V6, the one with all six intake manifold pipes lined up in a regiment of chrome almost too pretty to look at. … [Read more...] about How Alfa Romeo Waved Goodbye to Rear-Wheel Drive
Thrilling her biggest fans and annoying everyone else, Taylor Swift released a poppy new single yesterday. “Shake It Off” is the first track off 1989, her new and first “official” pop album, due in October. With an accompanying clip that people like Earl Sweatshirt are already calling “inherently offensive and ultimately harmful,” “Shake It Off” is Swift’s ode to ignoring those haters, putting on booty shorts, and jerking around awkwardly. As Swift said in a Yahoo! Livestream event yesterday, “People can say what they want about us, at any time. We cannot control that. The only thing we can control is our reaction to it.” … [Read more...] about Taylor Swift has a new video, is going full-on pop star now
Looking through the VW pørn site that is The Samba, you'll find there are a number of Notches up for grabs. They run from some rust-bucket project cars for a few grand, all the way up to slammed Bug-In trophy-winners with asking prices that will drop your jaw. This car comes with a $5,400 asking price, and the admonition that Flakes need not apply. Looking at the condition, as well as understanding the following these cars engender, does what the seller's asking seem flaky to you? Would that price notch up a sale in your book? Or, is this seller going to have to move that price back a notch in order to move this metal? … [Read more...] about Put a Notch on Your Belt for $5,400