We’ve watched over the past few years as values in the classic car market soar. What were once affordable Porsches are now backup retirement investments, and even the bottom-of-the-barrel Bimmers are fetching several times what they were just a few short years ago. Rapid inflation has struck the classic car market, for better or for worse, and we’re merely along for the ride. Unfortunately, us car guys aren’t alone; classic trucks are worth more than ever.
The world of air suspension is one full of intricacies, details, and a multitude of components; frankly, it requires a certain level of knowledge, understanding, and heaps of research in order to become wholly acquainted with.
On spring afternoons, it’s common to find yourself driving home after a morning out at the various car shows that emerge as winter wanes. You leave content, having filled your quota of cool cars for the day. For a car guy it’s hard to ask for much more than rows of your favorite cars, but as I drove home from the third Luftgekuhlt show I found myself energized by so much more.
It was in 1982 that the world of motorsport saw the introduction of Group A racing, a direct replacement for the FIA’s Group 2 regulations for modified touring cars. Almost immediately, BMW scrambled to submit a car for homologation, and for the 1982 season of the European Touring Car Championship, BMW raced the 528i sedan.
Over the past few years, we’ve taken the opportunity to share our thoughts on a hand full of racing games and simulators. While we’re far from professional game reviewers, we are, first and foremost, car enthusiasts. That means we’ll take our automotive action however we can get it, and this time, that happens to be in the Dirt. This week, DiRT Rally hit store shelves, and ever since, we’ve struggled to put it down.
Well, that’s not entirely true.