Irrational Love – Front-Wheel Drive Pontiac Grand Prix’s

In 1988, I was a mere adolescent, too young to comprehend (or frankly care) about the current automotive landscape. But I have a feeling many Grand Prix faithful were appalled by the decision to switch Pontiac’s mid-size coupe from rear-wheel drive to front-wheel drive. Although many probably predicted doom, gloom, and the end of theContinue reading “Irrational Love – Front-Wheel Drive Pontiac Grand Prix’s”

Find of the Day – 1992 Ford F-150 Nite Edition

Remember Ford’s short-lived Nite Edition from 1991 to 1992? No, well, we understand if you don’t. It wasn’t much more than an appearance package, but it did ooze ’90s swagger. Just look at the graphics on that logo. What we have here is a 1992 Ford F-150 Nite Edition in good condition considering its ageContinue reading “Find of the Day – 1992 Ford F-150 Nite Edition”

Find of the Day – 1995 Ford Aerostar AWD

Once upon a time the mighty Ford Aerostar roamed the earth in massive quantities. During its lifespan, over 2,000,000 of these people movers were manufactured. Today though, they are a rare breed. But they are not all gone yet. Here is a 1995 Ford Aerostar in excellent condition, sporting a classic 90s blue and beigeContinue reading “Find of the Day – 1995 Ford Aerostar AWD”

Irrational Love – Subaru SVX

The Subaru SVX was like nothing else that came before it or after it. It was a 2+2 personal luxury coupe full of oddities. Launched in 1991 during the height of Japanese sports car boom, the SVX was designed to compete with the likes of the Toyota Supra, Mitsubishi GTO, Nissan 300ZX and Mazda (Eunos)Continue reading “Irrational Love – Subaru SVX”

Find of the Day – 1990 Mazda 626

Here is another time capsule for sale, a pristine 1990 Mazda 626. With less than 80,000 km on the car, this car appears to be in incredible condition inside and out. A sort of silvery brown exterior with a brown interior, it is powered by a 2.2-liter engine with an automatic transmission. Although it mayContinue reading “Find of the Day – 1990 Mazda 626”

Stunts (Video Game) – Creating Magic

Stunts. Where do I begin with Stunts? This was my first obsession when it came to video games. I couldn’t get enough of Stunts. It was a racing game sandbox I’d jump into anytime I had the chance. I still from time to time will play free versions of it online as it was justContinue reading “Stunts (Video Game) – Creating Magic”

Winged Car Wednesday – Venturi 400 GT

Who remembers the Venturi 400 GT? Produced in very limited numbers during the early 1990s, the 400 was both a race car and slightly tamed-down road car. Power came from a 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged six-cylinder engine that made a stout 400 hp. Other go fast bits included carbon ceramic brakes and a low curb weight aroundContinue reading “Winged Car Wednesday – Venturi 400 GT”

Find of the Day – 1991 Mercury Cougar LS

There are well maintained vehicles, and then there is this 1991 Mercury Cougar. The term showroom fresh is not an exaggeration for this big American Coupe. Take a moment to go look at all the photos. It is amazing a car nearly 30 years old and with 115,000 km still looks like this. Powered byContinue reading “Find of the Day – 1991 Mercury Cougar LS”

Graded: Chevrolet Front-Wheel Drive ‘Z’ Cars

Welcome back to Graded. Here we discuss legendary marques, models, or trim packages, and then affix a letter grade to a selection of vehicles falling under that topic. The grades mean nothing and are completely arbitrary. I fully encourage you to tell me what I got wrong and how you would grade them instead. HaveContinue reading “Graded: Chevrolet Front-Wheel Drive ‘Z’ Cars”