European Classics

Looking at the Futuristic Past with the Maserati Boomerang

Looking at the Futuristic Past with the Maserati Boomerang

Many beautiful and exotic cars featured wedge styling over the years but there was one that inspired them all. In…
Picking Up Your Buddy’s New Couch in the 1981 Volkswagen Pickup

Picking Up Your Buddy’s New Couch in the 1981 Volkswagen Pickup

Practicality comes in many forms and one thing that’s useful from time to time is a pickup bed. It may…
Forcing Induction with the 1973 BMW 2002 Turbo

Forcing Induction with the 1973 BMW 2002 Turbo

Before there was a BMW 3-series, the 02 series was the German automaker’s compact car. Right before the oil crisis…
Giving the 1988 Porsche 944 Turbo S Some Credit

Giving the 1988 Porsche 944 Turbo S Some Credit

Before the Boxster and the eventual 997 Carrera, Porsche’s most successful model was the 944. From 1982 to 1991 Porsche…
Chasing Perfection with the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

Chasing Perfection with the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

To many enthusiasts, hearing the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia roar at wide-open-throttle makes them weak in the knees. That is…
Wedging the 1981 BMW M1 Into the Mix

Wedging the 1981 BMW M1 Into the Mix

Most cars featuring wedge styling were coming out of Italy in the 70s and 80s, not this one. The 1981…
Watching the GTI Grow Up with the 2004 Volkswagen R32

Watching the GTI Grow Up with the 2004 Volkswagen R32

The progress of innovation is a fascinating development, especially when looking at the evolution of the Volkswagen Golf GTI hatchback.…
Revisiting the Destiny and Fate of the Porsche Carrera GT

Revisiting the Destiny and Fate of the Porsche Carrera GT

What if Porsche never built one of their masterpieces? In the case of the Porsche Carrera GT, that is exactly…
Replacing the Countach with the 1990 Lamborghini Diablo

Replacing the Countach with the 1990 Lamborghini Diablo

If the devil is in the details, the 1990 Lamborghini Diablo brings plenty of fire and brimstone. As the first…
Gaining Traction with the 1983 Audi Quattro

Gaining Traction with the 1983 Audi Quattro

Long before the word Quattro meant Audi’s patented all-wheel drive system, it was the name for one of their models.…
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