Hadn't heard of LBI, looks like they have a cool selection. Their asking prices on the other hand.... $34.5k for an S54 Z3M? $54.5k for an E30 M3? 993 'base' Carrera for 62k? I've heard of dealer markup, but their margin must be 25+% with those prices. Am I off base here? » 10/29/14 1:04pm Wednesday 1:04pm

This car has always bugged me somehow...it's practically as rare as the Enzo, and there's really no reason for it to be. I also don't think I've even seen pictures of it in any color other than white or yellow. Yeah, it's a technological wonder, something, something, carbon fiber, and it's said to be excellent to… » 10/28/14 6:35pm Tuesday 6:35pm

Beyond the practical barrier, I think there's a huge psychological barrier; your car is the physical embodiment of your freedom to go where you please when you please... Doesn't matter if the buses are late or the trains are shut down for the night or you don't have money for a cab - you can just go. If all hell… » 10/28/14 10:49am Tuesday 10:49am

From the linked article: "If you're brave, you can even use a voice-transcription app to post a tweet or Facebookupdate." - seriously? WTF, Slate? Driving isn't an important use of your time, so why not do something really important like post your thoughts to social media! This simply makes driving worse...people… » 10/24/14 6:25pm 10/24/14 6:25pm

I generally hit 'no' when asked if I want a receipt because I figured my credit card statement would show I was there. After reading this, though, I think I'll start collecting those receipts; I'd never heard of somebody getting a tank of water at a gas station. » 10/23/14 3:21pm 10/23/14 3:21pm