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It’s a John Li autocross and/or vintage race car! It’s a 1969 Lotus Elan, and there’s a picture of the car competing at Nationals. I’ve never seen this car in action before, so perhaps this was before my time. More interesting is the fact that this car is local to me, yet I’ve never seen it out and about. Any fellow Michiganders able to fill in some details on the history of this car? https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1965-lotus-elan-2/

Sure, the F40 was fast and is a legend. But my favorite 80’s Ferrari is, hands down, the Testarossa. V12. Gated shifter. Funky cool side strakes and grilles everywhere. And this one is red over tan, like a proper Ferrari should be! No idea why this car is on Craigslist, the car classifieds for plebs, but perhaps it’s a service to all those foolish Craigslisters like myself to stumble upon and gawk at for a brief moment. If you have the cash, the asking price is $130k for a car with 30k miles and a recent engine out service at 28k miles. https://detroit.craigslist.org/okl/cto/d/1986-ferrari-testarossa/6589668827.html

Caveat: I don’t know if this is a real ad, as the price seems really low, but I want to believe! It’s a 1978 BMW 633 CSI with a 4-speed manual, a complete tool kit, and mild suspension work, with an asking price of $5800. I’ve filled my quota of 70/80s car goodness in my garage, but would love to see someone I know pick up this car (and let me drive it!). https://detroit.craigslist.org/okl/cto/d/1978-bmw-633csi/6586618925.html

Mazdaspeed3 for sale

A coworker of mine is selling his 2010 Mazdaspeed3. It is 100% stock — perfect for those who are looking for a MS3 for autocross duty. A bunch of service […]

I was going over my budget when I realized that the YTD expense for autocross entry fees was unusually low for this time of year. Oh yeah, I haven’t done a single timed autocross run yet this year. In fact, the $40 tagged under autocross entry fees are the two cancellations I made for the Pittsburgh Match Tour and the New Jersey Pro Solo. What a sad state of affairs.

I was at Dollar Burger Night with friends when Sean came back inside and informed me that there were some really sweet cars parked next to Kyle’s also-sweet Jeep Comanche. When I left the bar to go home, I swung around the back of the lot to take a look. There was a clean lowered VW Caddy sitting right next to the older relative of my Volvo, a Volvo 145 in nice driver shape. Makes me wish I was tootling about town with my Volvo right about now…

It’s a very nice condition Crosley Hot Shot Super Sport. I did laugh at the title, which calls it a “Hot Rod Track Car”. It’s a far cry from a hot rod, and driving this thing on a track would have made my old Morgan Plus 4 look like McLaren in comparison. The car’s down in Toledo, Ohio with an asking price of $7900 — which seems quite steep, even if the car is in nice condition. https://detroit.craigslist.org/wyn/cto/d/1951-crosley-roadster-super/6578847108.html