This is the 1971 Oldsmobile Toronado. As much as I love old Lincolns. I think I like this better than the comparable Mark III. It’s miles ahead of the IV in style. It’s not as hamfistedly swoopy weird as the Riviera.
The front end is what sells it: Read More
This is the first one I have seen in the flesh in probably 30 years. Why? Rust? Yeah, based on personal experience. Generic styling, even among corporate sisters? Yeah (again, based on personal experience). Read More
Since I moved here from Earth, I knew Saturdays were a good day for spotting exotics along Scottsdale Road. I thought nothing of it except that people with money were showing off their toys. Maybe the seeming concentration on this one street was some sort of Enzyte display. Scottsdale Road is mostly the eastern border of Parasite […]
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What to drive lust after when you discover cars in jr. high. Seems like an odd choice, right? Well, part of me wanted a Porsche 930 with its 4.9 second 0-60 time.
The practical eco-hippy in me wanted this car: the 1977 Honda Civic.
This is the 2017 Cadillac XT5. It’s the best Chevrolet Equinox Ever. EVER.
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In the late 1980s, four European car marques launched competing midsize cars all based on the same “Type 4” platform. The Saab 9000 normalized Saab quirkiness. The Alfa Romeo 164 brought Alfa style and “reliability” to the states for about a minute. The Fiat Croma was a misspelled non-word. It also never made it across the Atlantic, thereby making it better than every Fiat 500L ever. The Lancia Thema likewise never made it over, but it had one thing the others lacked. A “Ferrari” V8.