Jealous, I love the way the 156 looks. Puts the Giulia to shame honestly
Praise the Alfa! Ive had three as dailies 81GTV6, 72 GTV2000, 87 75/Milano. Other than needing a jump start, Only the Milano stranded me (insurance paid my tow and rental) after clutch slave went. The Milano used to pass emissions despite hollowed out cats until it didnt. By the time my 08 Lexus GS wears out (never) a… Read more
The Busso V6 is a very, very good engine. Treat the timing gear with the respect and regular belt changes it deserves, and it will repay your care with reliable, musical, buttery-smooth power delivery for many, many years. My 164-s had a bit over 400k miles on it when we parted ways due to rear subframe rust and the… Read more
Good choice. The Busso is a magical, mighty, musical mythical machine. I loved my 164-S dearly, and still miss it. It was a genuinely great car in nearly every way, including reliability! (as long as you changed the timing belt and tensioner at the required intervals) Read more
If you want more five-dollar technical words for this phenomenon: flow detachment causes a rear vacuum, and the effect is massive for a brick-shaped truck at highway speeds. The activity in the picture below is also happening, mirrored upside-down, off the underbody of the truck, creating a nice scoop-type air current…
This looks exactly like the weirdo cars I drew when I was a kid. Okay probably less weird.
I came here to say this very thing. Concorde is a proper noun, like a person’s name, and so it is improper to precede it with “the”. This same nomenclature also applies to ships’ names. Next time you watch James Cameron’s famous work, notice that the characters properly refer to the ship as “Titanic”.