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Archives for March 2012

Ferrari 250 GTE and 330 GT 2+2 – Are They A Bargain?

by Mike -  The 250 GTE was Ferrari’s first production four passenger car. They were produced from 1960 to 1963 and nearly 1,000 were made. They were followed by the 330 GT America which looked very similar but only 50 were produced in … [Read more...]

Iso Doesn’t Get Any Respect

by Mike - It is easy to use the Rodney Dangerfield complaint "I don't get any respect, ya know?". However, Iso does get respect as evidenced by the rising prices for the Iso Grifo and Bizzarrini GT 5300 (formerly Iso Grifo A3) in … [Read more...]

A McLaren MP4-12C On The Road

by Mike -  Driving in the rain yesterday I spotted the first McLaren MP4-12C that I have seen on the road. Contrary to popular belief it does rain in California. Even in the rain this driver and his lady friend were moving along … [Read more...]

What Is the Real Reason for High Fuel Prices In The US?

A guest post by Adam Brandon - No doubt we've all gone into sticker shock with the recent rise in fuel prices. And this certainly isn't the first time. Ever wonder what causes these prices to increase? Youíre not alone. One obvious answer is … [Read more...]

Porsche 904 Carrera GTS

by Mike - Introduced in 1964 as the successor to the Porsche 718, the Porsche 904 Carerra GTS, is a mid-engine two-seater coupe race car. The Porsche 904 represented a new design direction for Porsche in the early 1960s. The 904 has a … [Read more...]

A Message From SEMA About The California Bill to Exempt pre-1981 Vehicles From Emissions Inspection Requirement

This is a message for California residents from SEMA In 2004, legislation was enacted to repeal California’s rolling emissions-test exemption for vehicles 30 years old and older and replace it with a law requiring the lifetime testing of all 1976 … [Read more...]