Tom Pease

My first car was a yellow Barracuda convertible my brother bought me as a bribe to learn how to drive. I haven\'t wanted to drive with the top up since.

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1973-1980 Mercedes 450SL: Not-Quite Classics

1973-1980 Mercedes 450SL: Not-Quite Classics

The Mercedes SL was and is the first and only choice for a buyer of a certain kind of car: one that married the dichotomy of sporty yet rock-solid quality, with a sort of quiet ostentation. The R107 was the longest lived, being sold from 1971 to 1989 Starting life as the 350SL, the R107replaced the...

July 7, 2011
 
1958 Ford Thunderbird

1958 Ford Thunderbird: Not Quite Classics

The first-generation Thunderbird was a hit for Ford and a style icon still prized by collectors. But adding a backseat and a few hundred pounds made it sell better back in... read more June 13, 2011


 
2010 Audi e-tron Spyder Concept live photos

Audi Shows Diesel-Electric Plug-In Hybrid Concept At Le Mans Vers Le Futur

Audi showcased its e-tron Spyder concept the day before winning this year's 79th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The diesel-electric plug-in hybrid roadster was first... read more June 12, 2011


 
Apple iCloud

Apple iOS 5, iCloud: What's Coming For Your Car

Apple has introduced its new iCloud service and mobile operating system, iOS 5. What does that mean for cars? Perhaps a lot. The most interesting development for drivers is... read more June 7, 2011


 
Rolls Royce Phantom Experimental Electric 102EX

Rolls-Royce Owners Feeling Range Anxiety Over Electrics?

Rolls-Royce owners are not exactly jumping at the idea of electric versions of their super-luxury rides, despite the popular appeal of the Phantom 102EX concept. The issue?... read more June 6, 2011


 
Cadillac Seville (1975-1979)

1975 Cadillac Seville: Not-Quite Classics

photo via Wikimedia Creative Commons With the news this month that the last Cadillac STS rolled off the line at the Hamtramck plant preceding the DTS in the list of discarded... read more June 3, 2011


 

 
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