Monthly Archives: March 2011

CAR-MA – The Early Years

In 1994 I heeded Mark Twain’s advice to write without pay until someone offers to pay, and began publishing an automotive commentary called CAR-MA. I sent it via snail mail to friends and clients of my Buyer’s Advocate service. In it … Continue reading

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Concours Report

The 2010 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Those who take advantage of the beverage service at the auctions on Saturday night may have occasion to regret it if they want to get the full benefit of the spectacle that is the … Continue reading

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Random Rants: Car Roofs – Why a Convertible?

2011 BMW 128i Convertible BMW 335i Retractable Hardtop Once upon a time, almost all cars were constructed with a steel frame to which one attached a suspension, drive train, steering gear, and a body. Since everything else in all models … Continue reading

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