Porsche 944 Lux

I’ve never driven a Porsche before. I always thought it would be air-cooled with an engine hanging out the back. Instead, it was water-cooled and Porsche’s second attempt to appease the US market and plonk its engine up the front. At least this car had one designed by Porsche, a 2.5 litre four cylinder jobby […]

Affordable Iconic Cars: BMW 635CSi

As far as I was concerned Bruce Willis could never top being David Addison in Moonlighting. As a 16-year-old, I didn’t know that receding hairlines and patterned jumpers could be so cool. I tried to emulate him, but it became obvious that such a look only suited someone 25 years my senior and what self-respecting […]

Audi Quattro: The Original

The Ur-Quattro The Ur-Quattro, or Original Quattro, arrived in 1980 and took rallying to a whole new dimension, dominating the sport for over two years. It was the first rally car to take advantage of new four-wheel drive rules and spawned panic amongst its rivals to catch up. This reached fever pitch with the advent […]

SAAB 900 Turbo 16v

Final Drive: SAAB 900 Turbo 16v Model Year: 1991 Bought for: $16,995 in Sept 1999 Kms: 135,000 Sold for: $3,000 in Dec 2012 Kms: 247,000 Thirteen years is a long time in partnership with anything. It’s no less emotive than when it’s with a car and the split up has become inevitable. In my case not by […]