The re-imagined “New” Beetle was released for the 1998 model year on the Mark IV Golf platform. Unfortunately, it wasn’t much more than a less useable Golf, although it did sell well due to the goofy styling. Performance was meh at best and the rear-engine handing of the old Beetle was gone, but today’s New […]
BMW’s experimentation in the economy car market started long before they acquired the Mini brand — in fact, it started with the Isetta minicar and later moved to rear-engine aircooled BMW 600 and 700 models. This next 700 saloon looks strangely similar to a Glas Isar/Goggomobil T700, but this was before BMW’s acquisition of Hans Glas GmbH and purely coincidence. Find this 1960 BMW 700 with VW engine offered for $10,000 in San Diego, CA via craigslist.
There is a joke about a Polish built Fiat that I could share, but it really isn’t something fit for mixed company or people with weak stomachs…so instead I’ll have to share this next car. Find this 1988 Fiat 126p offered for $4,500 in Southern Maine. Tip from Ryan. The Fiat 126p was introduced in […]
The original Austin Mini is one of those motoring icons that is instantly recognizable anywhere and is known for its compact package, large usable space and cat-like reflexes. It is one of those hip cars that makes the driver cool no matter if he is Jason Bourne or Mr Bean. It is cool. But, if […]