Hemmings Find of the Day – 1972 Fiat 130 Coupe

One of the best looking Fiats of its era, this 130 Coupe for sale on Hemmings.com was a delicacy reserved for jet-setting Europeans; Americans would have to content themselves with Fiat’s sports cars and boxy economy sedans. The 130 was introduced as a large (by European standards, anyway) sedan in 1969 as the successor to […]

Auction Pulse: Mary B. Justice has cars for you

Unless you’ve been in trouble with the IRS in Austin, there’s no reason the name Mary B. Justice should mean anything to you. But with a name like that, how can I not put it in the headline? The IRS part comes in with Mary Beth Justice’s title, Property Appraisal and Liquidation Specialist for the IRS, […]

A Fuelish Desire for Straight Gas

I never thought very much about ethanol in gasoline until I started messing with old dirt bikes again. Two of my bikes run poorly on E10 (10 percent ethanol), and I blame the alcohol for making the rubber seals in the tank petcocks so hard they’ll barely turn. My lawn mower, my generator, my truck […]