Ho! Ho! Ho! We’re well into the Christmas shopping season, and maybe we’re wondering what to get the kids. A little red wagon? Naw, they’re out of date. A Little Red Riding Hood doll? Well, who makes them any more? So hmmm… what else can we get that’s red…
Well, about a block off of Market Street in San Francisco, on Stockton Street to be exact, is a little place called The Ferrari Store. No, they don’t have any Dinos, Testarossas, or Magnum, P.I.-style 308s, not even a nice 250 SWB for sale… at least not full-sized ones. Heck, they don’t even sell spark plugs here. Continue reading
You know, any used car can be good or bad. And people sometimes ask, “What’s a good used car?” Well, I think that depends on lots of things… first, how good the car was when new, and second, how the previous owner(s) maintained the thing.
The best used GM car I ever had was a red 1986 Pontiac Fiero 2M4. Of course, “2M4” means “2-passenger, Mid-engine, 4-cylinder.” It was four years old when I got it, had 40,000 miles, I gave $4,000 for it, and it had four new tires. Continue reading
SCARY! BOO! I’M PETRIFIED!
Folks, that just might be the longest car title in the history here at “It Rolls.” That’s probably fitting, since this may be the longest car ever featured here as well. Continue reading
Just southwest of Nashville, Tennessee, lies the Northern Terminus of the Natchez Trace Parkway. And about 8.7 miles down the Trace, where it crosses Highway 96 West, sits this amazing structure. This intersection also happens to be the first exit after you enter the 444-mile-long Parkway.
Here we are looking East toward Franklin, Tennessee; Google Maps shows a nice picture of it. And as one indication of the magnificent scenery here, the view from the bridge won me a Car and Driver “10 Best Straightaways Contest Winner” sweatshirt and some ink in the January, 2000 issue. Continue reading