Car and Driver

I have a car and I drive it

Seems Legit

Apart from criminal conspiracy, insurance fraud, receipt of stolen property…

Midnight Auto Supplu

2005 Ferrari f430 Berlinetta.

I’m assisting in brokering the sale of a near mint condition 2005 Ferrari f430 Berlinetta. The car is not stolen, salvaged, wrecked, or damaged in anyway. It does have a lien on it. This is an excellent parts car for someone who already owns an f430 or for someone who is crafty enough with obtaining titles. There will be NO TITLE with the car, only a bill of sale. Please no tire kickers, serious interest only.

Things you learn by listening

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Previously, I argued that publicity portended the death of Hookers and Squirrels the “Motorsports gathering” (née Cars and Coffee) in Scottsdale.  Me, as an avowed hater of the city and idealized lifestyle of Scottsdale, fully expected that the city would take notice of this completely Constitutional gathering and start whining about “event” permits and other bureaucratic…

Fancy Parking For Dummies

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What is Fancy Parking? Fancy Parking is many things to many people. It’s a way of life, a philosophy, a global movement, and honestly, any attempt to define it would be an insult to Thousands of Fancy Parkers worldwide. But essentially it’s reversing your car into a parking space… This is easier said then done.  If…

Soul: Sold

McLaren mp4 x 3

What a difference a couple of months makes. Suddenly (or so it seems), Cars and Coffee has turned into post-Soviet Russia.  No more rigid no ads, no promoting policies.  It’s open season. Suddenly, the “event” has outside corporate presenters. Yay capitalism. (This time: McLaren Scottsdale).  Just as suddenly, no one gives a shit about the…

It never rains but it pours

Steve McCroskey Airplane

Just as we’re about to launch a major escalation in our moonlighting… the day job rears it’s ugly head and says “hold on there.”  But we’re undeterred.  We’re coming for you, automotive press.  And yeah, it’s gonna be more like Jesse Pinkman, and less like Edward R. Murrow.

Monday Musing

1978 Lincoln Continental Town Car

Am I turning into my grandfathers? Last year it was this: This was the old man’s dream:  power windows, power locks, power motor, plus style and gravitas. Karma: I don’t think he lusted after the falling apart piece of shitness of this particular example. He had the money, but had to wait for the old lady…