Category: Sports Car Saturday

Seventeen Months Gone: 1985 TVR Tasmin 2.8i – STILL $17,000

Seventeen Months Gone: 1985 TVR Tasmin 2.8i – STILL $17,000

One of my favorite brands that I’ve yet to have the opportunity to own is TVR. Over the years, a few examples have come my way, but those cars were too rough to justify sinking money into. The one we’re looking at today actually looks like one of the best ones to come up for sale in recent memory, and it’s a 1985 TVR Tasmin that came to the U.S.A. as a German-market import.

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Time Traveler: 1990 Mazda Miata 51K Survivor – SOLD!

Time Traveler: 1990 Mazda Miata 51K Survivor – SOLD!

Car enthusiasts reach a certain point in life when they can remember the launch of automobiles like it was yesterday. One of those moments for me was when Mazda shocked the automotive world in the spring of 1989 when they launched the MX-5 Miata sports car. Not only was Mazda’s Lotus Elan inspired the creation of a true sports car, but at a $13,500 base price, the Miata was downright affordable.

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Concours Candidate: 1971 Porsche 914 1.7 31K Survivor – Sold?

Concours Candidate: 1971 Porsche 914 1.7 31K Survivor – Sold?

Entering a car into a Concours competition takes a lot of planning, hard work, and attention to detail.  Everything needs to be cleaned to like-new condition.  Serious competitors start months in advance of a national competition to prepare their cars.  What if you don’t have the time (or perhaps the patience) to bring a classic car to Concours-level cleanliness? 

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