Spannerhead Dot

Featured Series


240Z Restoration Log – Chronicling Matt’s efforts toward the restoration of his 1972 Datsun 240Z, originally his father’s:

Aesthetics of Racing – Examining the aesthetic merits of cars designed almost wholly with function in mind:

Atomizing Fuel – Highlighting various obsolescent methods of fuel delivery:

Audi Concepts – Examining Audi’s rich history of legendary concept cars:

Car Ads and Brochures – Chronicling interesting automotive promotional literature:

Choice Circuits – Discussing legendary and notable racing venues from around the globe:

Design Highs and Lows – Highlighting one example of both excellent and awful design from a noted styling house or designer:

Embarrassing Flirtations – Discussing cars we used to be fans of, but have since reconsidered our enthusiasm:

The Engine Swap Hall of Fame – Showcasing awesome engine swaps and builds:

FWD Champions – Featuring FWD cars we think highly of, in spite of our RWD bias:

Interesting Engines – Examining unique and significant powerplants:

Mercs I Would Consider – Highlighting Mercedes models worthy of enthusiast consideration:

Movie Stars – Discussing cars which featured prominently on film or television:

Ones That Got Away – Stories of cars we almost acquired, whether though purchase or trade:

Sophomore Slumps – Featuring cars whose second generation failed to live up to the promise of the first:

Styling Misfires – Discussing unsuccessful cars whose styling was their overlooked (or denied) Achilles heel:

Technical Curiosities – Spotlighting obscure automotive engineering solutions:

Thoughts On Z-Cars – Highlighting various generations of Nissan’s celebrated Z-car series:

Underrated Lookers – Featuring cars whose design we find appealing, in contrast to mainstream opinion:

What Might Have Been – Dissecting key decisions we wish automakers had made differently, for divers reasons:

Which Would You Buy? – Stacking up the pros and cons of two broadly similar cars from an ownership perspective: