The Most Radical Citroën Dyane Buffet Tanker Truck Ever Built

I have to admit that Italy's car customization regulations are a mystery to me (having only spent time there as a tourist) but it seems that the laws must be based on Texas vehicle code and turning your Dyane in a faux tanker truck/buffet is just another weekend filled with welding fumes and cheap Chianti. » 9/17/14 1:20pm Wednesday 1:20pm

4AGE Twin-Cam Powered Toyota Starlet Is The Ultimate Hot Hatch

Every once in awhile, someone builds a car with such meticulous craftsmanship that you lose an afternoon in its build thread. Sometimes those cars are listed for sale. Sometimes they're posted by someone who knows how to operate a camera. And in even rarer circumstances, the listing includes the type of… » 9/08/14 12:59pm 9/08/14 12:59pm

Is This 1991 Geo Metro LSi A Time Capsule Or Time Bomb?

Today's luxury hybrids are bought to make more of a statement than an impact, but is an untouched example of the 3-cyl Geo Metro better? If your car needs to tell people you're rich, unsupportive of foreign oil, and dumb as a brick eccentric, you could buy the most expensive Geo on the market and call it an investment. » 8/15/14 12:14pm 8/15/14 12:14pm

Go From Zero To Snooze In The Most Boring Car Comparison Ever

How do you make the world's most boring dull-machines a bit more exciting? Carbon fiber wings, fart can exhaust and neon underglow? Nope, not even close. Try leaving them 100% stock, but make sure they are low optioned, manual transmission as original as possible...then, and only then will the buyers come running. » 8/12/14 11:38am 8/12/14 11:38am

The Iota Makes A Huge Difference In An 80s BMW

The expression "makes not one iota of difference" originates from a 4th century theological discussion about the nature of God; iota being the 14th letter of the Greek alphabet. In the 1980s BMW started putting that very same letter on the back of their BMWs, but to the discerning driver it is extremely important. » 8/11/14 5:48pm 8/11/14 5:48pm

Watch Out For The Horn: A W8 6-Spd Passat Unicorn

The B5 generation Volkswagen Passat was a surprisingly fun to drive alternative to the Camry, Accord, and Taurus bland-mobiles that ruled the mid-size family sedan segment when it was released in 1997. Even more shocking was the compact W8 engine released in 2001 mated to an available 6-speed manual gearbox. » 8/08/14 12:03pm 8/08/14 12:03pm