Musings on the Manual Transmission

June 8, 2011


As I write this, my daily driver (a ’69 beetle) sits un-driven for the past two weeks while I wait for parts. Meanwhile I’ve been daily driving my AMG, a fun car for sure, but one that lacks a third pedal. To compensate, I went and sat in the bug today and shifted gears, making […]

Gentlemen Start Your Engines

June 2, 2011


  Welcome to the blog folks.  If you have a framed poster of an E-type, wish your balls were as big as Fangio’s, or trip over a set of Okrasa valve covers on the way to the bathroom then you are in the right place. This is a car blog written for fellow enthusiasts who […]

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The 21st Century Beetle

June 2, 2011


At the recent 2011 New York Auto Show, Volkswagen debuted the 2012 Beetle calling it simply the “21st Century Beetle” and dropping the “New Beetle” tagline.  VW hopes that the new car will be a bit more masculine and appeal to both sexes unlike the chick car we received in the 1998 New Beetle. Like […]

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