As the only person I know who owns a scandalized Volkswagen TDI, I’ve been following the news non-stop and even assessing current market conditions on trade-ins.
Leonardo DiCaprio’s production company, Appian Way, and Paramount Pictures have secured the rights to a book proposal about the Volkswagen dieselgate scandal. The book will be written by Jack Ewing, an economics correspondent for the New York Times who has been following the controversy far more eloquently than I have.
Really bummed I’m sitting in my office all day instead of attending the Jalopnik Film Festival a few miles away.
If you’ve read any of my 2-3 other posts, you’d know that I went out and leased a 2014 VW Jetta SportWagen TDi about a year ago in an attempt to merge the practicality of my beloved 4Runner and my I-like-it-but-I-don’t-have-room-for-three-cars Scion FR-S into a single, fun car that according to my salesman- achieves…
I took a bunch of pictures at the local Marinafest - Father's Day Classic Car Show here in Oxnard. Just wanted to share some pics. There was a whole lot more than what's pictured below, but due to the foot traffic I couldn't get all the pictures I wanted. Enjoy!
This is hands down one of the worst photoshops I have ever seen. A poor FR-S has been digitally molested to look like like a Civic SI with a GTR canopy and Audi A5 wheels. There's a hint of FR-S from... the headlights forward.