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Category Archives: ’80s

1981 -1988 Volkswagen Passat: From Bold to Bland


  For long time car watchers, seeing a particular model evolve can be fun. For Volkswagen’s Passat, the current model would seem down right alien to anyone shopping for the … Continue reading

November 5, 2016 · 3 Comments

What’s Wrong With: Chrysler


This series of What’s Wrong With could have been made just for Chrysler. For much of my life Chrysler has been in some kind of financial trouble. My first awareness of … Continue reading

October 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

1982-1985 Toyota Celica: At a Pony Car Crossroads


I’ve always loved cars. My first interests were the cars I saw everyday, the Mustangs, Camaro and Daytona’s of my pre teen years. Later as I neared the age where … Continue reading

January 18, 2016 · 1 Comment

1989-2000 Aston Martin Virage: A Bridge to the Future


Aston Martins get plenty of love today thanks in part to a certain fictional British secret agent. James Bond has been depicted as driving many Aston Martins old and new, … Continue reading

January 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

1982-1988 Ford EXP: Ford’s Bold Paper Tiger?


There was a time when small coupes were all the rage in America. My high school years will filled with Fieros, MR2s and Pulsars. These cars came about in part … Continue reading

July 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

1982-1983 Ford Mustang GLX: Pony Car Power and Luxury


If there was ever a point in the Mustang’s history where it tried to be everything to everyone in one model, it might have been with the 1982 – 83 … Continue reading

June 14, 2015 · Leave a comment