So I have now officially owned my 1986 Merkur XR4Ti for an entire year. In this year, I learned how to drive stick, taught myself how to heel-toe rev-match, completed several successful journeys, and was only stranded once. Lets start by talking about some of the work that has gone into the car.
If you were unable to make it to this years Chicago Auto Show, fear not. While the Detroit show may get all the big press, the Chicago show is still a very impressive collection of cars and deserves at least a few minutes in the spotlight.
One day out of the year, the kind folks at the Lingenfelter Collection open their doors to us mere mortals so that we may drool over cars that cost more than our lives. Today was that day, and if you aren’t amazed by the caliber of cars in this garage then you are either A. Jay Leno or B. one of those UAE oil magnates…