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  • The Friends of Eddie Coyle: A Clunker Goldmine

    Sep 12, 13 • Featured, Vintage Cars1 Comment
    The Friends of Eddie Coyle: A Clunker Goldmine

    Movies get shot in and around Boston all the time now, but in 1973, a movie shot in the Bay State was a rarity. Based on the awesome George V. Higgins novel of the same name, The Friends of Eddie Coyle was steeped in Boston lore and language, and it’s a crucible of clunker goodness...

  • Banned: 7 Cars to Have Sex In

    Jun 27, 13 • New Cars, News, Publishing6 Comments
    Banned: 7 Cars to Have Sex In

    (Ed. Note: Apparently, a certain major search engine has a “family audience.” That audience is fine with front-page promotion of a “Red Band” trailer for an R-Rated movie in which Jason Statham graphically shatters a guy’s elbow (see below), but humorous allusions to sex in a car? Why, I never. Anyway, here’s the post, in ...

  • Clunker Nation Bumper Stickers In the Wild

    Jun 15, 13 • Featured, Vintage Motorcycles1 Comment
    Clunker Nation Bumper Stickers In the Wild

    We’re starting to see Clunker Nation bumper stickers showing up in key locations. Find out how to get your own of this very limited supply...

  • Morning in America

    May 3, 11 • Uncategorized5 Comments
    Morning in America

    There are fewer compelling reasons to buy a Japanese car than at any point since the early 1970s. March’s devastating earthquake, ensuing tsnumai, and surreal nuclear meltdown in Japan are all beginning to have real and lasting impact on the automotive industry there and here. Parts are becoming scarce. We just heard from one customer ...

  • Audience Participation Time: Official Winter Vehicle of New England

    Feb 9, 11 • Uncategorized4 Comments
    Audience Participation Time: Official Winter Vehicle of New England

    On Saturday, I’m headed to an undisclosed location to judge the New England Motor Press Association’s Official Winter Vehicle of New England awards. For the last decade, NEMPA has selected a number of vehicles in different classes, along with one vehicle selected as “Official Winter Vehicle of New England.” What I’d like to know from ...

  • Review: 2011 Infiniti M56x

    Jan 28, 11 • New Cars1 Comment
    Review: 2011 Infiniti M56x

    I’ve written a few reviews recently that upon reflection seem to suggest that I can find fault with just about anything. Not true. I expect a lot out of cars, though, and there is a slim handful that I don’t expect to be better. The Infiniti M56x is one of those cars. I haven’t thought ...