I am a bit in awe they spent so much money on this car and still only got a Rota wheel. I don't trust that, even though no one's goind to rally race this one. If you go and mod a car this thorough, why not get a proper wheel? » 8/31/14 2:27pm Sunday 2:27pm

I once chatted to a Mercedes suspension engineer at a press event of some forgettable car - maybe the current B-Class. After a few drinks it turned out he had an older SL, probably the "Bobby Ewing", or an R129? I cannot recal, but its north of 20 years for sure. He also spoke about how he likes to drive the car, it's… » 8/28/14 8:50pm Thursday 8:50pm

Is FIAT right to let Lancia go?

The news nowadays is that there's a storied Italian brand in mortal peril. A brand that was forged by motor racing, and that has many memorable cars in its back catalogue. Some would even argue, they produced the biggest number of truly great cars….. in the World. But if that's so, why are they going down? » 8/28/14 11:07am Thursday 11:07am

AW11 owner here. As with all japanese cars, rust is your enemy with the MR2, however, there is a slight issue: while the mechanicals are easy-to-source items from the toyota part bin, the body is all-unique. This means that while mechanical parts are easy to get, there are no replacement body panels to be had. None,… » 8/22/14 11:28am 8/22/14 11:28am

How about modifying older cars?

I know this is a sensitive issue, that's why am i curious about your take on this. Modding a new (less than 10yo) car is something that does not bring increase in value, i agree. But how about curing a problem in the classic you want to DD? Do you really have to stick to some obsolete fitment, just because that's… » 8/21/14 11:33am 8/21/14 11:33am