NP only because of the current market environment, where lame stuff is getting hustled up like crazy. This isn't lame. In a more reasonable context this should be closer to forty, and the sunroof is a flaw, but for a Pantera in otherwise really original condition I can see this. Close enough to the now-boosted going… » 9/18/14 8:37am Today 8:37am

180ish is reasonable for a two-liter naturally-aspirated four. Start reaching past that and the tradeoff on terms of a usable torque range gets dislikable (see S2000, FT86). 200hp looks great in ads, but a drivable 180 is all kinds of better. » 9/12/14 10:21am 9/12/14 10:21am

The first new car released under de Montezemolo was the 456GT. It was well-received, but there were still a few question marks about his intention and direction. In retrospect it may be the most important, although for our purposes we will place it third. » 9/11/14 9:25pm 9/11/14 9:25pm

We're rapidly getting to a point where anything more than 20 years old and still shiny is trumpeted far and wide as a COLLECTOR CAR and is therefore an INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY and is supposedly somehow worth significant money because these things appreciate, doncha know, lookit all them old Porshes. » 9/10/14 8:36am 9/10/14 8:36am

Doesn't it get more involved and thorough every year, too? Seem to remember an article by Road & Track correspondent Jack Yamaguchi in which his NSX inspection after so many years basically involved dropping the engine and disassembling the suspension. » 9/07/14 10:16am 9/07/14 10:16am

I still regret once passing up a chance to own one of these, even at a somewhat higher price. (Memory says it was $1500.) Wonderful all-weather all-roads runner. Yes, it needs attention - it's one of the few cases where the phrase "that'll buff out" has some merit - but spend even the purchase price again getting it… » 9/03/14 8:27am 9/03/14 8:27am