Fans of obscure 90’s automotive experimentation probably know of this, the tiny V6 powered egg-shaped Mazda coupe. On paper this clicked all the boxes. But Mazda had already introduced a better sportswear, the MX-5 Miata, and the MX-3 was out of the US market after 3 years.
It checks all the boxes. I just need a good excuse to fly to Asheville where I could ‘unexpectedly’ discover this cream puff and drive it home.
There is something undeniably cool about a sleeper. There’s no greater factory-made sleeper than the Ford Taurus SHO. Particularly the third version dumpster fire of a sedan.
The fabulous Ford Fusion is a far better car than you might think. If you get beyond caring what other people think, because they’ll think you’re either driving a rental or do government work, you’ll find a reliable, safe, comfortable, and surprisingly engaging cool car for cheap
When talking about outstanding cool cars cheap the Mercedes GLK 350 never comes up in conversation, but it should.
S5’s (and A5’s) are the ideal daily driver for the executive who has style, but who also makes rational decisions. Driving a refined, safe, and respectable Audi will assure any Board of Directors that you’re just the type of person they want running their global conglomerate.
The Ford Probe GT is one of those cars that few enthusiasts will admit to being a damn fine automobile, but it was. These were fundamentally very good cars with sweet driving dynamics and a V6 that sounded far more exotic than it had any right to.
I wasn’t looking to find such a lust-worthy car for so little money, but here it is. A 2005 Audi TT with the very very desirable combination of the original body style and superior VR6 engine. This car is already a classic. One of Feeeman Thomas’ many iconic designs, the original TT was unlike any sports car that had come before. It had the potential to become as iconic and desirable as the Porsche 911.
This Porsche Boxter S near Beaverton looks like a prime example of a cheap ride. There are a ton of Boxters on Craigslist, but it’s…