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Porsche 911 Targa – Hot or Not?

I have a confession to make. I’ve always – always – been a fan of the old Porsche 911 Targa. You know the one, the ‘lunch pail’ model that most 911 purists talk about with a tone of voice that could rarely be described as...

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Gavin’s Best 7 Cars You Can Buy For $30,000 AUD

Last week I covered 7 classic car investments for rich people and promised that Gavin and I would take a shot at compiling a list (each) of 7 classic car investments for more regular people. Have we suceeded? Let us know. For now, here’s Gavin’s...

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Maxim: Rent Theory

I’m going to file this away with my other Vehicle Maxims but as the title suggests, it’s really more of a theory than a hard and fast rule. I could have also called this “Swade’s justification for all the silly cars he’s bought” but I...

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Qoros 3 – Best Car In EuroNCAP Test For 2013

haven’t written about Qoros since last July and before that, it was almost a year ago that I covered the Chinese/Israeli start-up. I like to keep an eye on their work because there are quite a few Saab people working for the company. Today sees...

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7 Classic Car Investments For Rich People

lassic Driver’s a website I enjoy reading from time to time. The site has a classified advertising section and some of the cars that come up are absolutely amazing. Unfortunately, many of the best ones don’t have prices attached so it’s hard to know just...

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Saab Had It Right All Along – Avg Engine Size Down, Power Up

here’s an interesting infographic online at Car and Driver magazine. Go visit them to check it out. Eggs and Grits sent me the link along with the following message: Responsible performance for the win! Output goes up, through direct injection and forced induction (turbocharging). Definitely...

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Classics By The Beach – January 2014

nother first Sunday, another Classics By The Beach. This was an abbreviated visit to Classics thanks to the arrival of my outinlaws from Canada. There were a lot of repeat vehicles this time around. Maybe some of those that might have attended with new vehicles...