I Just Bought a 900k-Mile Lexus LS400

My first car was a 1992 Lexus LS400. It was six years old at the time, so not a spring chicken, but when I sold it at 60,000 miles, I had no idea what these cars were really capable of. Now, thanks to CraigsList, we're going to find out. Because I just bought a 1996 Lexus LS400 with 897,000 actual miles on it, and I'm… » 12/03/14 5:42pm 12/03/14 5:42pm

Great piece. Agreed on all counts. The best part I think about the Morgan in NYC is that rules don't seem to apply to it at all. Alex and I went out in the rain in that thing, and did donuts in the middle of intersections, drifted every corner, slid the thing all over the place dripping wet and cackling like morons,… » 11/27/14 12:32pm 11/27/14 12:32pm

it shares a chassis and most of its suspension with a Contemporary lotus esprit, so with better Bilstein dampers and euro-spec springs, it handles decently enough for its age, though the brakes kinda suck and you can't get any decent kind of tire to fit the odd sized wheels. » 11/26/14 9:29pm 11/26/14 9:29pm

Z4 35i's are the price of a C7 Corvette or a Boxster, around $57-62k. It's like 700 lbs heavier than the Boxster and down 150 hp on the Corvette. It's not as good as a 2-series to drive, and not great on a track (tires and track-spec brakes would help, but all new suspension would help more), and it just doesn't offer… » 11/25/14 3:58pm 11/25/14 3:58pm