When people think about the malaise era, great cars are not always the first things that come to mind. Although it wasn't the best automotive decade, some great cars were still produced. What is your favorite car from the 1980s?
114 years ago last week, Stephen M. Balzer patented the first rotary-engine. Sometimes confused with the Wankel Rotary used in vehicles like this 1980s Mazda Rx-7 Spec B Rally, Balzer's design was vastly different. (H/t to all for the correction) (Photo Credit: exfordy)
Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the City That Rust Sorta Ignored: Denver, Colorado. Air-cooled 911s aren't as common here asinAlameda, so this '84 was worth photographing.
The Malaise Era was followed by the Turbo Era, and nobody got more into the entire Turbo Way Of Life™ than the Mitsubishi team responsible for the Starion. Even as it prepares for crushing, this '88 radiates turbo-osity!
Welcome to Down On The Mile High Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the City That Rust Sorta Ignored: Denver, Colorado. Here's a very clean Spider Veloce, fresh from California.