• Continental’s Annual Art & Literature Show

    Art, apparel, books and more, for and about Italian cars! There is a shortage of lira in the world, but not, it seems, in vintage sports cars .  Pick up the latest issue of Sports Car Market or the like, and the prices look insane (last month I wrote about vintage Maseratis...

  • Vintage Maseratis…Now’s The Time

    People ask me a lot, and my crystal ball is still running an older operating system, but here goes. Even if you’re not in the market for one, you probably realize that vintage 12 cylinder Ferraris are hot. If you are just starting to consider one as an investment, you may have...

  • Father And Son Talk Restoration Costs

    In many opinions, Custom Cars Unlimited is one of the best restoration shops in the US.  In business 42 years, their celeb list includes Frank Thomas, Bo Jackson, Ozzie Guillen, and plain old folks like me, as they had restored my first Ferrari in the late 80’s, a 62 250 GTE.    ...

  • Know Thine Enemy Through Social Media…

    DISCLAIMERS: 1ST-IF YOU ARE USING TRAPSTER, CHANGE YOUR PASSWORD! 2ND– TRAPSTER IS AMAZINGLY ADDICTIVE You see THE MAN and flash your lights to oncoming traffic, letting others know there’s a cop with a radar gun waiting ahead.  Countless times the friendly gesture has saved me a ticket and I’m always happy to return the...

  • The Barrington Concours 2012

    Like trimming the Christmas tree, it takes a while to go from simply putting it up to getting it right and The Barrington Concours is fast approaching being the best dressed tree on the block. “The Barrington Concours is headed back to being a public event starting next year”, says Patty Doud-Schmitz,...

  • Driving The Lamborghini Aventador

      You forget the rain and the cold when 4 wheel drive and 700 HP beckons! When I was 15, my friend and I took his dad’s car for a drive; stick shift and a couple of hundred horsepower.  No license, no common sense, BUT driving that car, I was immortal. Today,...

  • DUI-A Cop’s Perspective

    “No officer, I  haven’t been drinking”. HOW MUCH BEFORE YOU ARE DUI?  SEE THE LINK AT THE BOTTOM FOR AN ESTIMATE. “Timmy”, is a veteran police officer in the Northwestern suburbs of Chicago.  In the last 13 years he has arrested over 200 impaired drivers. Certified as a Standardized Field Sobriety Test...

  • Touring The Aston Martin Factory

    Peter Warner had come from the UK in October to drive The 24 HRS of Lemons at The Autobahn in Joliet with Martin Hancock, Patrick Bowling and Tim Roberts.  Now our “other man in London”, he was nice enough to write the following when he got home: Having returned from the 24 hrs of LeMons...

  • Rich Drab Talks Snakes

    Editing wasn’t completed in time for last month’s news letter, but I wanted you to get to know a Chicago guy just like you, rabidly into cars. Rich Drab has always been into fast cars on the street and faster cars on the track, and I ran him down for a brief video interview...

  • Ferrari Classiche

    You might not have a TDF in the garage, but you still should at least know the what, why and how of the Ferrari Classiche  (pronounced Class-ee-kay) program. Mercedes has it, Porsche has it, and now Ferrari does as well.  A method of inspecting for authenticity and, if necessary, sourcing or reproducing parts...

  • 427 SC Cobra Exhaust

    I had planned to post a video interview with Rich Drab , a local native, but the...

  • Jeff Zwart at Pikes Peak Hill Climb

    I won’t tell you his name, but a local is looking to bring a Hill Climb to the Chicago area. Until then, this record breaking run at Pike’s Peak should wet your appetite. great video… especially for those with a “need for speed.” http://vimeo.com/13014363 Thanks Jeff, Will, and Merv Rosen for sending me the...

  • Chris Gardner Pursues Happyness In Cars, Too!

    What do you do once you’ve written your autobiography and it’s turned into a major movie starring Will Smith? I have always said that I’m lucky to have some of the coolest, most influential people in the world as clients.  Known to millions through his books, movie, philanthropy and message, Gardner often...

Dave Miller regularly drives and reviews the fastest, coolest, sexiest cars on the planet.

Dave travels around the world collecting stories about the incredible machines and extraordinary people who drive, own and love exotic and classic sports cars.

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