VW Polo WRC vs. Deer [Graphic image warning]

During a test session for the Rally Deutschland, VWs third works driver Andreas Mikkelsen was surprised by a deer on one of the fast, narrow tarmac roads. He had no chance to avoid a collision, and while his Polo WRC took a bit of damage, the deer won't be jumping into other cars any more any time soon. [Don't click … » 7/09/14 4:55am 7/09/14 4:55am

Sittin Waitin Wishin: 2014 Jetta GLI

Last week we did a fantastic cheap car, one that was then recommended to me to go drive. I haven't yet, but I will, hopefully soon. With this week's SWW, I figured we can stick with the cheap car theme and talk about a car that used to be a fairly cheap but has been progressively moving up market. This week's SWW is… » 7/03/14 10:56am 7/03/14 10:56am

Oldtimer meeting in Ansbach, Germany

Today was the 2014 Moto Technica - Youngtimer und Oldtimer Treffen, Teile- und Zubehörmarkt. The yearly event is held in Ansbach, in northern Bavaria. Last year's event was more lively than today's mostly because of rain. I think the overcast weather and the typical cooling rain pushed many people indoors, and then… » 6/29/14 4:39pm 6/29/14 4:39pm

Nice Price or Crack Pipe? 1968 Baja Bug

This 1968 Baja Bug found on the Hampton Roads Craigslist looks the part: not shiny so you won't feel bad about scratching the paint when you Orlove it, most of the work is done, comes with a small list of new parts installed. Has dual Solex carbs, chrome racing headers, a neat loking roof fack, and damn, it's a Baja… » 6/15/14 8:16pm 6/15/14 8:16pm