Appreciating Depreciation: Why a Ford Raptor is Cheaper to Own Than a Chevy Traverse

Above: Raptors Doing Raptor Things By Christian I really like buying, caring for, and selling cars. And while I generally don’t buy them for profit or as investments, I definitely do not view them as mere transportation. That I once owned an early model Chevy Corvair is testament to this ethos. I buy what interests […]

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Automotive Wanderings

About Automotive Wanderings: A periodical journey through whatever automotive topic is around the next corner from Bozeman, MT. What are we buying next? What’s happening in the automotive industry? What have we recently done in our own garage?  We make no guarantee that this will be interesting to anyone but us. This is the journalistic equivalent

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Synthetic Gas: Ruminations on Porsche’s Investment in eFuels

Will this be what awaits a gas powered car in 25 years? (photo credit: CSK 911 C4S on Rennlist) Porsche recently announced involvement in a project to create a synthetic carbon neutral gasoline. Porsche calls them eFuels. As a sports car enthusiast with a deep interest in understanding the future of internal combustion engines, the

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Land Rover Defender 90: Reliability, Supremacy, Lethality

Revo Model Summary An icon of British motoring, Land Rover Defender 90 was the successor to the Land Rover Series trucks. The “90” designation refers to the length of the wheelbase, and although there are other configurations, they were primarily 3 door trucks. The longer wheel based 110 designation trucks were primarily 5 doors. Gas

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911 Turbo (996) Spoiler Failure: Swapping Porsche Rams For Rennkit

German car manufacturers love creating works of engineering wonder, even if they aren’t the most economical solutions. Unfortunately, that can lead to some complications for owners 20+ years down the road. Case in point, the Porsche 911 Turbo built between 2001 and 2012 (covering both the “996” and “997” models) utilizes a complicated system of

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Revolving Garage

2019 Photo Annual

This year, we launched Revolving Garage – a website for enthusiast cars, for sale by owner. This project has allowed us to photograph and write about many great cars that would be exciting additions to anyone’s garage. In fact, here are how the numbers break down 25 unique cars photographed 18 articles/listings 8,000+ total horsepower

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A Valuable Proposal: Chevy Corvair Monza Coupe

1964 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Coupe Look up “value” in Merriam Webster’s Dictionary, and the first definition you see is: “the monetary worth of something.” Keep scrolling down, and eventually you find the alternate definition: “relative worth, utility, importance.” That’s reflective of how many enthusiasts view classic cars; value is primarily defined by dollars and cents.

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