I dropped by the CCCM last week and snapped shots of a beautiful 550 Spyder and GT40 in the showroom. If there's interest I may post up the pics and maybe try to write a bit about them. The guys at CCCM were busy attending to clients at the time so I wasn't able to get a word in. If anyone knows how to reach them I'd like to know more about these cars (i.e. numbers matching originals?). »
I never cared much for classic cars until recently in my 20s. For most of my life, particularly in my adolescent years, performance numbers defined the rank of a car and technology determined its desirability. It wasn't until last year I discovered the wonder of appreciating older cars that crowds overlooked and passed … »
I know I'm revisiting an old (but always fun!) topic. Besides, it's Wednesday, which means it's only two days away from Friday, which basically means it's pretty much Friday already. And so, I am browsing Craigslist at work. »
Everyone keeps remarking about how Porsche 911s have looked the same for the past 50 years, but no one ever remarks how the Lotus Esprit has been guilty of a similar fate (sans the new one). Well okay, the Esprit wasn't nearly as resilient or successful of a sports car as the 911 is, but that's not going to stop me… »
Forewarning: This is not about a clean, pretty or polished M5 nor is it some stanced hard parker. It's the exact opposite, one that is dirty, loud, rugged and not afraid to be driven.
Several months back, an old buddy of mine mentioned he acquired some kind of M5. For one reason or another, I never bothered to ask… »