It is always interesting to see the spin that sellers put in their listings for cars that were part of badge engineering mayhem that confused sellers and buyers alike. Here is an Isuzu Rodeo that the seller says “similar to a Honda Passport” which at first had me thinking that Isuzu imported a version of […]
St Valentine’s Day
St Valentine’s Day is a day for lovers, for couples, for people who have somebody else — but what if you are single? What does the world or the internet have to offer you? What if you don’t want a mate or kids or all the responsibility that comes with a relationship? Maybe you are the sorta guy/gal who prefers to spend your time in the garage than sitting on a love seat or you don’t want to worry about getting home from work on time…then this next car is for you. I can’t think of a better car for the single person, and it’ll certainly keep you single for a long time. It’s not just repulsive to the opposite sex, it will also keep you busy enough that you won’t find time for flirting or dating or any of those other things that people who don’t spend their time rebuilding spherical suspension components. Find this 1988 Citroën CX TRS22 offered for $12,500 in Alpharetta, GA via craigslist. Tip from FuelTruck.
Happy St Valentine’s Day! This next Corvair isn’t the fastest Vair on the planet (that’s probably something with a mid mounted V8) ..and I’d prefer the 4-speed manual version to this 2-speed powerglide equipped version, and it would be nice to have a bit more forward ooomph than the base 95 horsepower flat-6 can provide…but…this thing is super clean inside and out. So if your automotive nirvana is more sitting in a folding chair at a car show instead of burning through a clutch at the drags…this is your baby. Find this 1965 Chevrolet Corvair offered for $9500 in Anderson, SC via craigslist. Tip from Rock On!
This next car comes a tip from Jeff who writes: I know this is over the DT price threshold and don’t expect you to post, but just thought I’d share a great example of depreciation. Sure, a V10 Viper putting out 400+ horsepower doesn’t sound like much by today’s standards, but just look at this […]
Hey, Happy St Valentine’s Day to all you people out there in cyberspace — St Valentine was a 3rd century Roman saint who is commemorated on February 14th, which is a nice coincidence because we are in the middle of an Italian week over here at Daily Turismo. Valentine’s feast day became associated with “courtly […]
Saint Valentine’s Day is the feast day in celebration of an early Christian martyr that has become a day for lovers to give each other cheap junk…BUT I think that instead of giving bad poetry, lovers should give cool cars…like this 2000 Porsche 911 here on eBay bidding for $10,600 with 4 days to go, […]
Another St. Valentine’s day special: Back in 1930s the Powell brothers (Hayward and Channing) were producing motorized scooters, but after the war they tooled up a pickup truck. The Powell truck was assembled in Southern California and rode on rebuilt ’40/’41 Plymouth sedan chassis with six cylinder Mopar engines. Find this 1955 Powell Truck (#1514) […]
I’d love to say I wrote a funky turbo comparison test as a Valentine’s Day present to all the readers on this site, but the truth is, I didn’t. No, instead of spending today writing a 5,000 word comparison of the Saab 900 Turbo, Renault 25 V6 Turbo, and Citroen CX 25 GTI Turbo, I’ve […]
It is Friday, so time for another edition of Daily Turismo’s Coffee Brake, where the coffee is an emergency and the brake is full of beans. Tomorrow is St Valentine’s Day, so it is time to scour the internet for acceptable rides for the loved on in your life. Let’s cap the budget at $10k […]
Last week’s Unicorn Hunters feature netted us a few dozen fantastic examples of great $10-15k classic drivers and a bevy of great comments from our readers. Today, we continue the quest for great cars, but with a Valentine’s Day twist. Find us the best $2k-$4k car for your wife, girlfriend, internet mistress…etc. I know, it […]