This pristine low-mile 1972 Skyline 2000 GT-X Coupe was artfully massaged into a 2000 GT-R clone in Japan, and brought to the United States by Los Angeles-based Bulletproof Automotive, a specialist in premium rare imports. It’s listed on eBay with a $75,000 Buy It Now price. Seem pricey? For comparison, an authentic 1972 Nissan Skyline H/T 2000GT-R ‘Hakosuka’ sold last August at the Monterey Auction for a gavel-thumping $242,000.
Green living is no longer a trend. It’s a full-blow lifestyle—relating to the foods we eat, the clothes we wear, and the vehicles we drive. The inconvenient truth—to borrow a phrase—is that we have to change our ways, if we are going to be nicer to Mother Earth. Car companies like Hyundai are in fact playing a pivotal role in fostering a sustainable lifestyle with sensible green products such as the Tucson Fuel Cell and the 2016 Sonata Plug-in Hybrid.
Too often, a vehicle’s on-board processors and sensors are generating engine codes that can only be accessed by proprietary systems, granting professional mechanics a way to interpret warning codes—but blocking you out. Here’s the good news: a high-quality yet affordable reader for your car’s data port can serve as a powerful diagnostic tool.
Hundreds of journalists traveled last week to Milan, the birth place of Alfa Romeo, to see Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne unveil a new sedan. The event is part of a marketing blitz to bring back Alfa Romeo—and its design and performance heritage—to the United States.
Earlier this month, Volkswagen’s European-based commercial division announced the sixth-generation of its California camper van. What? The storied tradition of the VW camper bus—established with the famous Type 2 bus in 1950 and which ran through 1991 in the form of the Vanagon—continues unabated in Europe?