Here’s How I Once Bought a Rare Mercedes For Half Its Value

Gather 'round, kiddies, because it's time for a feature I've decided to call Story Time With Uncle Doug. Here's how it works: first, I spend hours writing an excellent, brilliantly researched story of great personal interest, possibly related to Land Rover. Then, you read the first few paragraphs and think: "Hmm… I… » 12/18/14 3:13pm 12/18/14 3:13pm

Fiat recalls 500e cars over half-shaft bolt issues

At this point Fiat has recalled around 271 of its 500e electric vehicle. The issue revolves around half-shaft bolts which according to Chrysler transfer torque from a vehicle’s gearbox to its wheels. » 8/15/13 11:07am 8/15/13 11:07am

My Dinner With Some More Fiat Engineers

While I was testing the Fiat 500e, I found myself once again fortunate enough to be able to share a meal with some of Chrysler/Fiat's engineers and designers. As always, I took advantage of the opportunity to propose some ideas for cars that fit into my own perverse agenda, and I got some quality feedback. » 4/17/13 6:07pm 4/17/13 6:07pm

Booty Call 500E for $7,500

Nineteen years before the Panamera, another 4-door sport sedan growled its way out of the Porsche factory. Today, Nice Price or Crack Pipe has a 500E at a price that broaches the question; Rectum? Damn-near killed ‘em. » 2/22/10 8:00am 2/22/10 8:00am