Friday, June 28, 2013

Bred to Win: The First Skyline GT

There was a time when Nissan Skylines were not synonymous with Brian O'Connor. But the mystique and legend of the Skyline as a world-beating performance car began way back in 1964 with the Prince Skyline 2000GT-B. Read the full article, written by yours truly, here on Petrolicious. And if you want to really geek out over the Skyline 2000GT-B and its historic debut, check out this video of the actual race from 1965.

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Mazda Being Mazda: The Eunos Cosmo

Most JDM cars have a North American equivalent. A 300ZX is like a more high-tech version of a Chevy Corvette and with six cylinders, two turbos and seating for two people (and two drawfs), the Supra is very like a contemporary 911 Turbo. However, the 1991 Mazda Eunos Cosmo featured today doesn't really have an equivalent from across the pond. 

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Poncho Paradise

Here's a stinging fact: The last Pontiac ever made rolled off the assembly line three years ago. In a world without new Pontiacs (Oh but thank God we still have Buick) most people remember the Poncho brand for GTO's and Trans Ams. And while those cars are more than worthy of remembrance, let's stroll through this Pontiac only car show with an eye for the stranger models.

Friday, June 14, 2013

The JC Anderson Collection

Small town Alberta isn't the first place you expect to find a massive classic car collection but that's exactly what we've found today. This 106 car collection is being auctioned off at no reserve in a few weeks time to benefit a local college. Read more here and pick out you favorite car from the collection!

Monday, June 03, 2013

Intended Acceleration: Driving the Turbo Quattro

The Audi is odd. See, the Audi 200 wasn't like its contemporaries from BMW and Mercedes. It had an odd drive layout, an odd induction method and an odd cylinder count. But all the 200's quirks begin to make sense after you realize that it's really two cars rolled into one.