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

Ultimate C4 Corvette Cage Fight: 1991 ZR-1 Vs 1996 Grand Sport

You've got $20k budget for something sporty, what do you buy...a new V6 Mustang? Heck no!! You don't want people to think you are driving around in a rental, do ya? What you need is something that'll show the boys back at your 30th high school reunion that you made it. What you need is a Corvette. » 8/01/14 11:08am 8/01/14 11:08am

The Cleanest Toyota MR2 For Sale On Craigslist For Less Than $5k

The first generation Toyota MR2 was launched in 1984 after a significant development cycle that included racing legend Dan Gurney tossing prototypes around the curves of Willow Springs Raceway in California. The resulting wedge shaped car was a rare combination of fast, fun and frugality. » 7/31/14 2:50pm 7/31/14 2:50pm

Solving Fuel Flow Problems On An E34 M5 Like A Boss

I had a few theories about why the DTM5 was running "popcorn fart lean," a known problem with the car when I bought it, and verified on a local chassis dyno. Could my fuel pump be dying, not able to supply enough flow to the injectors? Could the injectors themselves be clogged or dirty, or just too small for the… » 7/28/14 12:17pm 7/28/14 12:17pm