Big Bird Skyline Going To The Crusher

Once again, Uncle Sam is showing his hatred of Nissan Skylines, this time in a physical rather than a regulatory way. Two Nissan Skylines — one featured in The Fast and the Furious — have been condemned by a Wisconsin court to be sent to the crusher. » 5/30/12 10:00am 5/30/12 10:00am

Feds launch new crackdown against Nissan Skyline owners

The owner of one of the nation's largest forums for Nissan Skyline fans got a call three weeks ago from his wife, telling him that Homeland Security agents were on their doorstep looking to seize his Skylines. Their goal? "To get them off the road." » 3/03/11 1:00pm 3/03/11 1:00pm

Memories Of A BMW 732i

Seeing the BMW 735i parked down on the street » 10/17/08 5:20pm 10/17/08 5:20pm this morning we were reminded of one of our past rides, a European-spec E23 BMW 732i. Since it was a gray-market import, the papers had been fudged a bit, but we're pretty sure it was a 1983 model. I bought it a few years ago while visiting San Francisco, which seemed like …

Alfa Romeo 166 Spotted in NYC

A denizen of The Car Connection's TCC lounge caught a sketchy Alfa Romeo 166 from MY1998-2001 on the upper east side of Manhattan. To call it a gray market model may be kind of a stretch. It's actually a black-market model, considering most of these Alfas were imported illegally. Though there's always a chance this… » 2/21/07 9:40am 2/21/07 9:40am