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Finally! This Japanese sports car duo gets its due with record-setting sales at AA's Auburn Auction
Finally! This Japanese sports car duo gets its due with record-setting sales at AA's Auburn Auction
Wed, Sep 14, 2016 at 4:29PM by Andrew W Davis

If you were one of the people who thought Japanese sports cars were criminally undervalued, you should feel... Read More


The 2004 VW Touareg V10 TDI -- Proof that "VW Diesel" Wasn't Always a Derogatory Term
The 2004 VW Touareg V10 TDI -- Proof that "VW Diesel" Wasn't Always a Derogatory Term
Tue, Aug 16, 2016 at 12:33PM by Andrew W Davis

The Touareg: the VW Group midsize SUV for those too poor to afford an Audi Q7 or Porsche Cayenne. Or that's... Read More


Maximum Monterey Part 2: Mecum markets a multitude of mega-exotics from... everywhere else!
Maximum Monterey Part 2: Mecum markets a multitude of mega-exotics from... everywhere else!
Thu, Aug 11, 2016 at 4:53PM by Andrew W Davis

Now, don't panic. I know the list of Mecum's Ferrari/Maserati apex predators alone won't spend... Read More


Maximum Monterey Part 1: Mecum markets a multitude of mega-exotics from Italy!
Maximum Monterey Part 1: Mecum markets a multitude of mega-exotics from Italy!
Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 3:28PM by Andrew W Davis

My condolences. I heard about your granduncle Archibald's passing. Not to be rude, but wasn't it... Read More


Forget Monterey's Concorso; Music City's Frist Center is this year's hottest spot to see Italy's finest forms
Forget Monterey's Concorso; Music City's Frist Center is this year's hottest spot to see Italy's finest forms
Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 9:20AM by Andrew W Davis

You think you're ready for it, but then it happens: She—the gorgeous, curvaceous, fantasy-fueling... Read More


Looking for all the minimalist excitement of an Ariel Atom at a discount AND don't fear death? Then have I got the vehicle for you!
Looking for all the minimalist excitement of an Ariel Atom at a discount AND don't fear death? Then have I got the vehicle for you!
Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 1:01PM by Andrew W Davis

People in my profession—and outside it, too, I suppose—have always railed against government... Read More


B-J's and AA's auctions prove that if you dishonor your Heritage you will pay the price. [Buyers, however, won't even offer half of it.]
B-J's and AA's auctions prove that if you dishonor your Heritage you will pay the price. [Buyers, however, won't even offer half of it.]
Mon, May 16, 2016 at 10:21AM by Andrew W Davis

While the car you see above looks like every other “Heritage Edition” Ford GT, this one hides... Read More


eBay Motors' Top 5 sales top 9.5 million dollars, including a $1M+ Mustang! USA! USA!
eBay Motors' Top 5 sales top 9.5 million dollars, including a $1M+ Mustang! USA! USA!
Thu, Apr 14, 2016 at 10:57AM by Andrew W Davis

You know the drill. I spend WAY too much time on eBay Motors looking for the most expensive cars sold over... Read More


A four-speed's forty-eleven parts fragment into forty thousand; fortunately funeral fails to follow
A four-speed's forty-eleven parts fragment into forty thousand; fortunately funeral fails to follow
Sat, Apr 9, 2016 at 12:05PM by Andrew W Davis

It looks like a hand grenade went off in it.”

There are VERY few times when that phrase is GOOD... Read More


Two Beetles or not two Beetles: With this pair, only you (and maybe some Brazilians) will know
Two Beetles or not two Beetles: With this pair, only you (and maybe some Brazilians) will know
Fri, Apr 8, 2016 at 3:00PM by Andrew W Davis

My parent's first cars—and second (I think)—were both VW Beetles. This should come as a shock... Read More


Just how far gone is TOO far for a car TWO: Flushing away $99k or shrewd entree into a major payday? The new owner lets us know!
Just how far gone is TOO far for a car TWO: Flushing away $99k or shrewd entree into a major payday? The new owner lets us know!
Tue, Apr 5, 2016 at 10:50AM by Andrew W Davis

You're not arealautomotive enthusiast until you've let a project car you had... Read More


Forget Ford GTs and Ferraris; the ultimate everyday speed machine is the Geo Metro
Forget Ford GTs and Ferraris; the ultimate everyday speed machine is the Geo Metro
Tue, Apr 5, 2016 at 9:45AM by Andrew W Davis

Among the longest-standing debates between car nuts is whether it's better to drive a slow car fast or... Read More


A rolling Moss gathers $2.6M in stones at Bonhams' all-Benz auction
A rolling Moss gathers $2.6M in stones at Bonhams' all-Benz auction
Fri, Mar 25, 2016 at 10:15AM by Andrew W Davis

Bonhams held its appropriately named “The Mercedes-Benz Sale” at just about the best place on... Read More


Barrett-Jackson to feature the four-ton "Thundertaker" at April Palm Beach sale
Barrett-Jackson to feature the four-ton "Thundertaker" at April Palm Beach sale
Thu, Mar 24, 2016 at 1:18PM by Andrew W Davis

Not that many people say this very often, but it's probably a good thing that I'm not rich. I would,... Read More


Gooding & Co.'s Amelia Island auction sells seventeen of Seinfeld's finest for $22,244,500
Gooding & Co.'s Amelia Island auction sells seventeen of Seinfeld's finest for $22,244,500
Mon, Mar 14, 2016 at 1:07PM by Andrew W Davis

I've never understood the fascination people have with Porsches, and I'm apparently not alone. Hell,... Read More


A Swift kick in the head--and chest, and arm--about your car's potential ''surprise'' safety systems
A Swift kick in the head--and chest, and arm--about your car's potential ''surprise'' safety systems
Fri, Jan 2, 2015 at 3:12PM by Andrew W Davis

There is a special kind of sound that the human brain creates when it is instantly overwhelmed with a concussive... Read More


How To Do Everything Wrong Just Right When Buying a Vehicle on Craigslist
How To Do Everything Wrong Just Right When Buying a Vehicle on Craigslist
Tue, Dec 30, 2014 at 2:39PM by Andrew W Davis

Never buy a car at night. Never buy a car in the rain. Never bring thousands of dollars in cash to a nearby-yet-unfamiliar-to-you... Read More


Three show 'Birds of a feather sell together at RM's Sam Pack sale for $242k
Three show 'Birds of a feather sell together at RM's Sam Pack sale for $242k
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 at 10:08AM by Andrew W Davis

Every car company that can is making serious hay out of every anniversary they can find. Problem is, in a... Read More


Ford Plans  "Halo Model" Intro at NAIAS 2015. Let's Pray They've Learned Something in the Past Decade.
Ford Plans "Halo Model" Intro at NAIAS 2015. Let's Pray They've Learned Something in the Past Decade.
Fri, Dec 26, 2014 at 10:41AM by Andrew W Davis

Ten years ago, at the 2005 Detroit Auto Show, Ford unveiled what they thought would be accepted as the successor—“spiritually”,... Read More


Can I give you some car-buying advice? Well, since you asked...
Can I give you some car-buying advice? Well, since you asked...
Tue, Sep 16, 2014 at 9:43AM by Andrew W Davis

If there’s one question that an automotive journalist hates more than “You get paid... Read More