What would you buy if you needed a car for at most 4 months?

My sister mentioned she wants a car for the summer, so I suggested that if she buys the right already-depreciated beige-mobile, she could sell it later and be minimally out of pocket. Am I on the right track? I figure any sort of higher mileage Japanese econobox should do the trick, despite my Jalop leanings. » 5/25/15 2:25pm 5/25/15 2:25pm

Somebody Rescue This M5 From Virginia

The E34 M5 currently sits at number two on my list of likely next vehicles, I’m just being patient and taking time to test drive as many different vehicle on my list before making a decision. However, this M5 found by one of my peers at German Cars For Sale Blog has me thinking maybe I should get ready to pull the… » 5/02/15 7:10pm 5/02/15 7:10pm

Wife issued an ultimatum: Selling Volvo today (probably)

So as I've written about before, I've replaced my beloved 1990 Volvo 760 turbo wagon with a 2003 Mazda6 S V6 sedan, because I needed something newer, safer, less persnickety, and my lovely wife had to approve of it because it would be our first major purchase together as a married couple (our house was owned and paid… » 4/13/15 8:57am 4/13/15 8:57am

Everything I Hate About Buying Used Cars in a Five Minute Window

I enjoy acquiring used vehicles. I don't enjoy the process of acquiring used vehicles. I have friends that get off on it, which is fine. I don't. I was explaining everything I dislike about it to Darla on our way to a local B lot. Not that I had to, she knows me. We were going to this lot to look at a 16 year old Land… » 2/09/15 4:59pm 2/09/15 4:59pm