My wife and I live in a tiny house with a single garage and no other off-street parking. Somehow, we have five cars – if anybody wants me to review any of them, I'd be glad to oblige (I'll probably do one for the Volvo at some stage). »
I've made my list, checked it more times than I'd care to admit and now I'm ready to share. When I was in the market for a vehicle earlier this year I very nearly pulled the trigger on one of these fine examples you'll find below. It was to the point where I was ready to call up my grandparents in northern Louisiana… »
$700 OBO for a 1997 VW Cabrio. Just seems to have small issues which I could fix by a little visit to the local pick n pull. But if it runs and the top works without leaking. And I could get for $600. NPOCP? Important note: I love convertibles. And I have wanted one forever so it would fill that void. »
As automotive design goes, at least in general shapes, there are few as distinctive as Lamborghini's wedges. Sure, there were other cars with similar profiles, such as Lancia's Strato's Zero HF, some Listers, or Vectors, but all of them were surely described at some point as "that car resembling a Lamborghini". »
The involuntary camera reflex quickly took over whence I spied this super-clean '78 Scirocco S in Sonoma County this weekend. Bask in its clean, jalop daily driverness. Great exhaust note as well, but my camera failed to do that aspect justice. »
Does this feel off to anyone else? Found this since everyone has been talking about GLIs. It's like they're making fun of themselves or special editions in general. »
Step 1: Beg your uncle to help you move your car from your place of work to your house so you don't get fired.
Step 2: Have him bring his car dolly, and get it up on the dolly with relative ease.
Step 3: Have the fenders be too low to ratchet the wheels straps down properly.
Step 4: Unload the damn thing all over again,… »
It should have been so simple. We used True Car to get a good deal. We came in knowing what our trade in was worth. We knew what we wanted. They even gave us the name of the dealer we were going to meet. How could it go so wrong? Let me tell you about the hell I just went through at the local VW dealership. »
A high school buddy of mine has found a 2014 Jetta TDI 6spd for just a hair under $20k. I think he's making a mistake because VW reliability. What are people's experiences with VW's diesel motors? »
VW Vanagon Westfalia 1980 - $2900 (Billings)
Air cooled engine replaced 60k miles ago, manual transmission replaced 250 miles ago. 199k miles. Just tuned up, new hoses & gaskets, new starter, engine compartment seal. RUNS. Interior stripped & repainted, new curtains, new seat covers, & new pop-up tent canvas and seal… »