1986 Ford Mustang GT: Don’t you mess around with me

I love this car. Even more than O.G. Fred’s ’87. Why? Because it’s all business: The fake scoop is for air cleaner clearance. It gets enough air through the gaping, no-style nose hole. The fake vents are stupid.  But, they were stupid in 1979. Why spend money to fix something that ain’t broke? Spend it on…

Monday Unicorn: 1993 Bugatti EB110 GT

Yes, Virginia, it is a real car. It didn’t sell at RM on Thursday so there is a chance you can still snap it up. We’ll have more coverage of this car in the days ahead. There are still about 5,000 photos from auction week and the Concours to slog through.

Headed to the Rodeo

What better way to celebrate Father’s Day than by strolling down Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California. As it happened, Sunday was the Rodeo Drive Concours. OK, full disclosure – this was not a chance meeting. We took a 4 day holiday from the blast furnace that is summer in Phoenix to hang out in…

Best Scirocco Ever

As Bentley’s go, it’s heretical. Only the muted paint saves it from being abominable. Nothing about this says tasteful or elegant.  It says ricer with a trust fund.  Is it fast? One hopes, since it was blindingly fast from the factory.  The add-ons can’t kill too much speed, can they? Killing libidos is a different…

Unrelated to this week’s events

These cars remain crazy fast, yet innocuous. They look like a Cayman with some HGH. They sound like a Prius. they are as forgiving as a 1976 Turbo when you erroneously lift throttle in a curve like you might in a normal car (HINT: everything you know about controlling a car does not apply.) Anyhoo,…

The resurgence

This is where the resurgence of the Mustang truly began – the 1982 GT.