Category Archives: Used Cars

Automotive Oddities: Festiva Flatbed

The Ford Festiva was one of the most basic cars you could buy.  I know, I owned one. It was marketed here by Ford but was based on a Mazda platform and built by Kia.  The only engine available was … Continue reading

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The Top Ten Things You Don’t Want To Hear When Looking For A Used Car

10.  Runs Good. 9.   That’s just a little surface rust. 8.   They all do that. 7.   I’m actually selling it for somebody else. 6.   I’ve got the original [wheels/radio/mirror/seats/engine, etc.] in the trunk. 5.   Mechanic … Continue reading

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Automotive Oddities: Wuling Truck

Last spring’s Jefferson (Wis.) car show had its share of automotive oddities such as the Aussie Ford Falcon and the 1982 Chrysler Imperial Frank Sinatra edition but the fall show topped those by a country mile.  For sale in the … Continue reading

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Automotive Oddities: Isuzu VehiCROSS

Scattered among the acres of bondo and rusted metal at this year’s Spring Jefferson (Wis.) car show were a handful of genuinely unique vehicles.  The Aussie Ford Falcon and the three Detroit humpbacks were interesting enough but remember this monster? … Continue reading

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Get Your Own Honda S600 for Only $500

Michael Lamm didn’t cotton to the Honda S600 roadster that he owned, preferring basso profundo torque monsters to 12,000 RPM soprano screamers. Still, it’s a very cool little car. I’m sure that it would be the least expensive part of … Continue reading

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