I just bought the cheapest Porsche 911 I could find, a manual 1999 Carrera with 243,000 miles. But naturally I had to know how much power it puts down, and that meant taking it to the absolute limit on the dyno. My inaugural test of this car starts with a bang, a roar, and some really odd facial expressions.
Yes, I bought a Range Rover and it has problems. This story may sound familiar, but not at the absurdly low price I paid for my Rover, and how cheaply I am able to repair the issues.
Back by unpopular demand is a juicy new PSA, or “Pile of Shit Announcement.” My inaugural post described my intention make amends after several years as a shady used car dealer, retiring my gold chains and hair gel to start caped crusade preventing the readers of Jalopnik from buying a lemon. Here’s one to avoid: the…
In my nearly 10 years of Mercedes dieseling, I’ve always dreamed about having a manual transmission backed 617 turbodiesel. Mercedes never made a manual 300SD, or brought any manual transmission 5 cylinder diesel cars to the US, so finding one stateside is like finding Sasquatch.