It's a funny thing about Italian cars- the coupes are usually molto bella while their four door siblings couldn't get arrested in this town. For example, we recently had a Fiat 130 Coupe here, and it was all kinds of hot, like Jessica Biel in Pirellis. In contrast, the platform-sharing 130 sedan was like driving around in Bea Arthur. These days, the lines between coupes and sedans are blurred and Alfa Romeo has been at the forefront in the building of four-door cars that are just as beautiful as their two-door brethren. But that wasn't always the case. … [Read more...] about For $4,500, Looks Aren’t Everything
Also telegraphing the V's DNA is the back glass which mirrors the oval shape of the coupe's original side opera windows. Inside, the two-tone green over more green accouterments look to be in excellent condition and oh-so '70s. The thin as a villain's mustache two spoke steering wheel fronts a sparsely fitted dash resplendent in faux woodgrain and silver rectangles for its speedo and clock. There's also that cul-de-sac of audio technology, the 8-tack player to warm nostalgia's cockles and frustrate owners for the dearth of available media. … [Read more...] about For $12,500, This Linolnchero Will Let You Make Your Mark
So venerated are these cars that the new ball-deep amazing Scion FR-S has a boxer piston badge on its flank with "86" in its middle in its honor. Sadly, that stylized number on the FR-S looks to me like BS, and when I pointed that out to a Toyota Corporate rep at the intro he kind of crapped his pants in agreement. … [Read more...] about For $13,500, Is This Corolla A Trueno Romance?
Being just four years and change old, this Macan is almost new and does come with a CPO warranty for the next two years and unlimited miles. There’s a modest 62,000 already on the clock and a quick perusal of the pics in the ad show that those miles haven’t been too tax … [Read more...] about At $37,000, Could This 2015 Porsche Twin-Turbo Crossover Have You Saying “Yes, We Macan?”
Oh sure, the purists may want to spend their Porsche pennies on something a little lower to the ground, but as was pointed out by many of you in the comments, if you’re going to get on the crossover caravan, the Macan is a fine contender in which to do so. That price tag just sweetened the deal with a narrow 53 percent Nice Price win for the above-average car. … [Read more...] about At $8,500, Does This 1990 Chevy Beretta Indy Pace Car Deserve A Shot?