By on February 28, 2012

In my 30 years of crawling through junkyards, one thing has remained constant: there’s almost always a Fiat 124 Sport Spider to be found. Crusher-bound 124 Spiders are about exactly as common now as they were in the early 1980s, and I suspect they’ll be just as common in 2032. I usually don’t even bother to photograph them (though I have documented this ’78 and this ’75), but lately I’ve developed some affection for the sports car that made the MGB seem reliable. Here’s one— a little older than most— that I spotted in a Northern California yard earlier in the month. (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • DenverMike: I’ve owned a fleet of 6.9 and early 7.3 diesels, used industrially and personal and have never...
  • volvoguyincanada: So far so good with my S80. 110,000 kilometres and I’ve only had to change fluids.
  • Lorenzo: GM is betting the company’s future on plug in electrics and autononomous driving. The first is a niche...
  • JimZ: I’m talking about the IDI, not the Powerstroke. The IDI 6.9/7.3 would taper their cylinders by 175,000...
  • JimZ: yes, you would. I had one as a rental once, to quote the esteemed Brock Yates it could best be described as a...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Timothy Cain
  • Matthew Guy
  • Ronnie Schreiber
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Chris Tonn
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth