pic related (not sure if it’s a Magnum though).
Still pretty salty about this not panning out: https://jalopnik.com/the-hot-volkswagen-golf-r-wagon-is-real-and-its-coming-1660045142
My family had two of these. a 1987 in baby poop brown which i christened the Aeroturd when it became my college car. The interior seats doing dual duty in the living room around the drinking tables. Mom replaced the Aeroturd with a 93 or 94 aerostar with an actual manual transmission. That remained in the family… Read more
While I myself was a hitchkiker for around 4 years my favorite story Is when I picked up a hitchkiker. It was 2012 A few months earlier I had won 300k on a lottery ticket I decided to drive around the country. I bought a 2010 GMC Canyon with the 5.3 V8 and started hauling ass. Long story short. I picked up 2… Read more
Having been in the Military in the 60's I did my share of hitchhiking but only two come to mind. My trip from Miramar Cal. to Fontana Cal.got a ride from a black guy who may or may not have been a black panther but definitely a activist. Not a problem for me because i grew up in a mixed race neighborhood in NYC and… Read more
i regularly pick up hitch hikers. i travel the Midwest for the business i own and i figured ‘why not?’ as i hitched a lot in the 80s and early 90s so i can pay it forward. i have had all types get in the old CRV and i hear a lot of stories. the way it usually works out, i pick them up on an on ramp after asking them… Read more
This isn’t particularly exciting or anything but it’s the only time I’ve hitchhiked. A couple years ago following a pretty successful test drive of new cams and carb my Lancia lost power (cue Italian reliability jokes, you’re very clever) in a part of the canyon with no cell service. I figured I would have to talk…