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Classic Cars

Classic Cars

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GM’s Cobblepot: The 1971-1977 Chevy Vega

In the popular TV series, Gotham (it's a prequel to the Batman story) there's an episode called "Everyone Has His Cobblepot" - a reference to something embarrassing in one's past. The Chevy...

In Search Of…

If you own a '60s or '70s-era muscle car, you've probably become aware of an ironic problem: It is virtually impossible to find high-performance tires for your high-performance classic. The BF...

Features That Were Fun… But …

The other day, someone reminded me about T-tops. If you're younger than 30 or so, you probably don't remember T-tops. But if you're older, no doubt you do. For about 10 years...

Classic Cars and Classic Owners

Are old cars for old people? It seems to be so - if you go by what one typically sees at an old car show. The owners are mostly at least as...

Cadillac Eldorado, 1953–1985

A good name is a good beginning—and when Cadillac decided to christen its ultra- convertible after the mythical "gilded one" of Aztec/Mayan legend, it could not have chosen a more fitting...

Great Pumpkin Test Drive

In the Halloween Spirit, here's a look at The Great Pumpkin, plus a test drive! It is very patriarchical as well as heterosexual and profoundly unsafe. No air bags. Not even...

Inflation Plus….

Inflated car prices are a great way to gauge how much we've being gouged by the private banks that control (and relentlessly devalue) the currency of the United States. But we're...

The Almost Muscle Car: Chevy Monza, 1975-1980

The '70s (and early '80s) were Weird Years for the car industry. The muscle car era of the '60s was fading fast, but the fumes still lingered… what would come next?...

Retro-review: 1983-1988 Monte Carlo SS

If you were a kid in high school (or college) during the mid-late 1980s - and into fast cars - you probably have a place in your heart for the last...

Economic Obsolescence

Several of the most successful car (and engine) designs were successful because they were around for a long time. The original VW Beetle is an example and so is the small...
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