Grail on the Street: 1975 (Ferrari) Dino 308 GT4

As down as I sometimes am on SOME Bertone designs and low volume Italian cars, this one hits the right notes. Put it this way. I see a bit of Lancia Stratos in it, and vice versa. I see a little bit of it in the Urraco, but not really in the other direction. (TBH,…

ACID FLASHBACK THURSDAY: 1975 Dodge Ramcharger

Lighten up, Dad. Where I saw one: High school parking lot Nostalgia factor: 6/10 – Ahh, memories – mostly not mine. Baseline: 2, since I never personally owned one; +1 because Dad had one; +1 because it had 4 wheel drive; +1 because it had a V8; -1 because it didn’t have a 440; -12 (includes -2 for…

Scottsdale Auction week: The grail cars

We’ll see more detailed shoots of these in the coming days and weeks, but here is a gallery of the “OMG They’re real!” cars from the week. A tasty start

Nirvana on Wheels

Arizona Auction week kicks off with the first ever Arizona Concours d’Elegance.  We’re overloaded with images to sort through, but here are some early returns.

Worst Javelin ever

1975 Bricklin SV1.  This was billed as a “safety vehicle.”   This is true.  A shitty AMC V8 ensures that it won’t go far, fast or long, limiting your exposure to MVAs. Dorkmaster 9000 styling ensures that you will be safe from STDs. Not even a hooker will touch you in this.  And, your coke…