At last year's Japanese Classic Car Show in Long Beach (where you see EVERYTHING from the Land of the Rising Sun built in the past 50 years), there were exactly two Brats. One was in mint condition, the other was a bit of a fright pig. The lack of them at such a Japanese car love fest does suggest that they're quite… » 3/31/15 8:30am Yesterday 8:30am

He invites all the local cops to his place for tours, gives money and merchandise to local charities, and most cops actually dig cars. I'm guessing nobody wants to be "Officer That Guy" who writes him up for doing a burnout on an empty road. » 3/30/15 1:46pm Monday 1:46pm

I'm trying to envision what it will look like in production trim, then dumped into every Hertz Gold Club lot at airports around the country.
» 3/30/15 8:43am Monday 8:43am

The better tii's are now commanding up to and over $30K, so this one's a nice consolation prize for 1/3 the price. I'd lose the cliché 320i wheels ASAP, do a few other repairs, and just enjoy the heck out of this. NP
» 3/27/15 8:16am Friday 8:16am

Any truth to the rumor that he was handed his termination notice by a guy wearing a white lab coat over a pair of cargo shorts, who quickly retreated out of frame?
» 3/25/15 10:33am 3/25/15 10:33am

Speaking of the VW engine in back being a "tired old joke," there was an episode of The Munsters where Herman goes shopping for a car for Marilyn. Opening the engine compartment of a Beetle, he remarks, "Oh, the lady who owned this car left her sewing machine in the trunk." » 3/25/15 9:16am 3/25/15 9:16am

Are you sure? If the seller couldn't be bothered to spend 2% of the asking price on a proper detailing, who knows what else he's skipped over the years. » 3/25/15 8:29am 3/25/15 8:29am

And with regard to the Roadmaster, it and the Cadillac and Chevy variants were killed off in order to convert the Arlington, Texas assembly plant to build Suburbans, the then-new 4-door Tahoe (nee Blazer), and eventually the Yukon and Escalade. » 3/24/15 11:37am 3/24/15 11:37am