Eric Peters: Worst things about old cars

Eric Peters: Worst things about old cars

By Eric Peters There’s a new reason for buying an old car. It’s not nostalgia, it’s not a love for classic lines – though those still come along for the ride. It’s a desire to drive something without all the stuff new cars come with. To be free of the hassle, expense and Big Brotherism of new cars – […]

Eric Peters: Why the old stuff was cool

Eric Peters: Why the old stuff was cool

By Eric Peters It’s hard to imagine a 7.4 liter V8 that only made 200 hp. It did. Back in ’76, the year my Pontiac Trans-Am left the Norwood, Ohio line. And my car was pretty much top-of-the-pile. The typical V8 of that era offered up perhaps 170 hp. Some less. Seems sad, right? Sure. […]