These next two cars make for an interesting comparison because they are both front-wheel-drive and equipped with a 5-speed manual gearbox, but the similarities end there. In fact, the thing that makes these car even remotely interesting to compare is that they are sold by the same seller in one craigslist advert. Would you prefer this 2009 Volkswagen Golf offered for $4000 or 1994 Mercury Tracer offered for $1200 in Hartford, CT via craigslist. Tip from ME
Today’s next feature is a special…no, that’s not right. Today’s next feature is special. It features two cars where the asking prices are nuts, but you get to decide which seller took a bigger hit off the bong before posting the price. Yup, it is that kinda day. A $20k Suzuki Samurai, versus a $10k Buick Reatta. I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.
If I learned anything from the entire PE coaching staff of my high school, it is that everything is a competition. There is no such thing as fun sport and everything ends in a collection of losers and one winner. Today we’ve got a simple face-off for you — pick the pile of parts that you’d rather restore from these two abandoned classics. Do you want a rat chewed 1977 Mazda Cosmo for $4200 or a moldy 1966 Chevrolet Impala Coupe for $3900? Tip from Evan and Dascpcu.
This next double feature comes from DT tipper/reader/commenter Art who writes: Thinking about shuffling up the stable a bit in the next few months to shake off the COVID-19 Blues… selling my boat and truck, along with a motorcycle and at least one other car (yes I have issues). $5k budget for the next fun car…. […]
There is an old saying in the business world; there are two ways to develop a new product–make it, or buy it…but that rule also applies to classic cars. This choice is often financially motivated, but as often it is personality based. Therefore we are happy to present these two cars and ask which you […]
Picture this for a moment. You’ve got nine large burning a hole in your pants…and unlimited access to DT’s tips inbox. What do you do? Do you wait for tipper FuelTruck to send in yet another $9k bargain or do you just jump into the pool with one of these recently submitted: First up is […]
A challenger approaches. Time for a competition, a face-off betwixt two cars — and who doesn’t love a good competition? Imagine for a minute that you have a budget of $4k and are looking for a 5-passegner, manual transmission, modern sedan with a silver exterior. In one corner we have a 2003 Saab 9-3 Arc […]
Another day, another insane DT special edition face-off, where the penalties get called before the puck hits the ice. Today we’ve got a couple of heavyweight contenders, ready to accelerate your face into a pile of goo with 12-cylinder turbocharged power — each with an asking price around $20k. What do you get? The 2006 […]
Another face-off so soon? Didn’t DT just do a face-off? Yes, but those were cars that were remotely affordable and possibly a good deal — but this next face-off is firmly in the realm of the insane. With that in mind, what If you had $40k to spend on a used car with a Chevy V8 […]
Time for another classic car face-off, where you get to pick which car you’d drive if given the chance, but today (naturally) we’ve added a twist. Not only are these two cars located in the same city, but they are being offered by the same seller, so your decision doesn’t have to get made until […]