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Tesla Test Drive: 2011 Roadster Sport 2.5 in Boston

Thanks to the generosity of Tesla Motors, I’m excited to say we had a chance to shakedown the new Roadster Sport 2.5 this week. Boston traffic hindered us from performing a “proper” test, but we still got a decent impression of the car’s behavior and usage, which is a unique experience indeed. The absence of…

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FIAT’s Back, and Beautiful

After a long two months of great convertible weather passed, Nino finally relinquished dad’s FIAT Spider 2000. While it still may not be perfect, it sure looks good. We decided to immortalize it while we could, before some jackass in the Crosby’s parking lot opens the door of their QX56 too close and squashes it.…

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FIAT Spider Restoration: Stage 1

The family’s beloved roadster, the 1979 FIAT Spider 2000 that raised me is finally getting the treatment it deserves- an almost full restoration back to its original glory with a working roof, heater, and an absence of rust. Dad dropped it off at our mechanic’s, an animated Italian fellow named Nino DeMayo (for real) who…