It had only done about 200km since the restoration ended. I'd never have expected to be in this position so soon, even after a botched restoration. At least we were near the end of the drive at this point... Let's hit the 'rewind' button:
I could talk about the Porsche 914 all day. Even though I love how it looks right out of the box, I can certainly understand why some don't.
Stories of ultra-rare muscle cars sitting in barns are truly the car person's equivalent of "the fish that got away". A few years, a hazy memory or just a desire for a good story have all too often put a Hemi under the hood of a dusty small block Barracuda or turned an average rot box Camaro into a ZL1.
While there is no shortage of Moskvich/IZh 412s floating around in Russia, one of these compact sedans are an unthinkably rare sight in the US. The seller of this 412 claims it is the only privately owned example of the vehicle in the entire country—a wild claim which we completely believe.
A Brazilian can be a resident of that South American country, a nut, or maybe a painful bikini wax. It's also the nationality of today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe VW, but is its price carnival-worthy?
Our new favorite site, English Russia states emphatically, "In Russia you even nowadays can meet very rare BMWs." One of them is so rare we can't pin it down. BMW has been using the whole twin kidneys design shtick since the 315/1 Roadster launched in 1935. But the mystery car (above) looks more modern with its…