“I remember seeing the Karmann Ghia as a little girl and thinking this was such a symbol of my parents in the 70s. Yellow, compact, cool and ready to go at any moment, it symbolized their adventures and love. When I was old enough to start thinking about driving, I discussed with my dad if I […]
Pick of the Day is a distinctive 1966 Volkswagen Type 34
The sporty Volkswagen Karmann Ghia is a hand-built German GT car that is reliable and easy to work on, and usually available at an affordable price.
Willie mind if we wandered around and took some photos?
Look at the palm of your hand. What you’re looking at roughly represents the contact patch for each of the four tires on your car. That’s it. Just those few square inches connect you, your vehicle and whatever or whomever is riding along to the pavement, and it doesn’t matter whether you’re puttering around the […]
They say absence makes the heart grow fonder. That certainly seems to be the situation with the Ford Bronco. Prices of vintage Broncos have soared in anticipation of Ford’s announcement that, at 8 p.m. Eastern time Monday, July 13, it finally will unveil not only the new Bronco, but the first 4-door Bronco and a […]
In 1979, I brought a copy of Road & Track into a Mazda dealer and asked if they were expecting any of the new RX-7s; up until that point, I had only seen the car in magazines. I left that day with a contract to buy one of the first 13 that shipped to Minneapolis […]
Be the envy of your JDM (Japanese Domestic Market) buddies or drift crowd with the Pick of the Day, a right-hand-drive 1991 Nissan 300ZX. Showing just over 37,000 miles and in what looks like clean original condition, the sport coupe was apparently imported directly from an owner in Japan, where it was “well-maintained,” according to […]
In 2016, Ford, with its redesigned GT supercar, returned to Le Mans to attempt a repeat of a storied feat 50 years prior. The company and team succeeded, winning its class in the prestigious endurance classic. This is the story of the return. Historians, including Preston Lerner and Ford executives tell the story of the […]
It’s 2020 and I have been invited to judge yet another car show. It is something I love doing as it exposes me to cherry cars and commensuration with like-minded friends. However as mentioned, this is 2020. The global pandemic of COVID-19 has given cancel culture the upper hand on just about every aspect of […]