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Category Archive: Top 11

Top 11: Colors That Need To Make A Return To Brighten Up The Seas Of Gray Cars!

Remember when the paint options for cars had color in them? Not just muted tones of white, gray, silver, and inoffensive shades of red and blue? How about the last time a car’s color grabbed...

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Top 11: We Rifle Through The Consignment List For Mecum’s Houston Auction For Some Gems!

When I paw through Mecum auctions each month, I always try to stay away from the obvious answers to “Which one would you have?” and go for what could be really interesting, really...

Unhinged Top 11: What Happened When I Let The Internet “#roastmycar”

Why on Earth would I subject three of my cars to an online open-mic comedy roast? What good could possibly come out of it? Humility, that’s what. We get so tied up in how great our cars are,...

Top 11: Cars That Deserve A Top-Budget Build! History Wasn’t Kind To These Cars, But Should They Get A Second Chance?

It is amazing to see just how quickly some car models disappear from the landscape, isn’t it? How strange it was that you used to see Ford Mavericks everywhere and then POOF! they are all gone...

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Top 11: Our Christmas Wish List From The Mecum Kissimmee 2016 Auction

Dear Santa, It has been a long year filled with hard work. We have travelled across the land, putting in the hours, staying up late to finish our chores. We even managed to exercise restraint when we...

Top 11: The “Money Is No Object” List – Answering The Favorite Question Of Non-Gearheads Everywhere!

If there is one question I could avoid hearing for the rest of my life, it is “What’s your favorite car?” Without going into the long, drawn-out version of the explanation,...

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Top 11: Our Picks From The 750-Plus Vehicles Up For Grabs At Mecum Anaheim!

Another month, another Mecum auction coming up for us to paw through. Clicking through the auction lots online reminds us of digging through the JCPenny’s catalog as kids as we wrote our...

Top 11: Battle Of The Heavyweights – We Pick Our Favorite Full-Sizers!

After seeing that absolutely bitchin’ 1969 Impala SS that Mike Musto got to drive for Big Muscle, our gears started to turn. We haven’t seen big cars…really big cars…as muscle...

Top 11: McTaggart’s Picks From LS Fest 2015 – With Hundreds Of Cars Present, How Do You Decide?

Pick eleven cars from LS Fest for a list. Sounds easy, but it isn’t. Holley had eleven cars in front of their display that I would’ve sold a sibling into slavery for, and that...

Top 11: Late-Model Concept Cars – Vehicles That The Manufacturers Used To Toy With Us

I love concept cars. I love the idea that one of the major manufacturers is so willing to test a future thought, or an unconventional layout, is even just nice enough to unchain the designers that...

Top 11: BangShift’s Picks From Mecum Dallas 2015 – Our Choices From A Musclecar-Heavy Lineup!

Normally, mulling through any auction house’s listings page is like reading Hemmings…sure, the cars are nice, possibly rare, but they are certainly out of your price range and are way too...

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Top 11: McTaggart’s 1990s Picks – The Cars From The Horsepower Re-Awakening!

The 1990s, in automotive terms, should be considered the Great Reawakening Of Horsepower. In the 1960s and first couple years of the Seventies, we were drunk on power. Then we got about fifteen years...

Top 11: Picks From The Mecum Harrisburg Auction – What Would The BangShifter Go For?

Another week, another auction, another fool parted with their money. It’s the same old song at some of these events: a few high-dollar, high-value items surrounded by a field of...

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Top 11: McTaggart’s Delusions – Take Your Pick For The Strangest Thing To Come Out Of This Brain

When Brian and Chad hired me on last year, I’m sure even they had a thought or two about what I might bring to the table. I’ve been known for my strange, slightly off-the-wall ideas and...

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