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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Yes, yes, yes — we all know the 507 is the ultimate in post-war BMW hotness. And we'll get there. Before that time comes, we'd like to direct your eyes and brains to another Bimmer designed by the same dude, Count Albrecht von Goertz. All you really need to know about von Goertz is that the good Count had a significant hand in the Nissan Silvia 1600 Sports Coupe, the Toyota 2000GT, the Datsun 240Z and something called the Porsche 911. Oh, and he also fought against the Axis powers as a member of the US Army and was so into hot rodding that he had a shop in LA where he chopped Ford As and Bs. Sadly, one of the Count's greatest designs is his most overlooked, the BMW 503. More sexy precision after the jump. … [Read more...] about Know Thy Germans: BMW 503 Coupe and Convertible
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?
These allegations didn’t just come to light recently. The LAPD was sued in federal court in 2014, with one of the victims, then 20, alleging that the two officers arrested her on a narcotics possession charge. At first they promised to help her with her case in exchange for her working as an informant, the lawsuit alleged, then began harassing and eventually sexually assaulting her. From the Los Angeles Times: … [Read more...] about Two LAPD Officers Charged With Repeatedly Sexually Assaulting Women While on Duty