I wonder if the original buyer of this 1992 Volkswagen Corrado SLCwas swayed by the brochure’s list of standard equipment — a list headed by Fahrvergnügen. More likely it was the stuff that followed: 2.8L, 178 hp VR6; 5-speed manual transmission; ABS; independent suspension… the list went on and on for two pages. The Corrado’s looks probably didn’t hurt either.
If you were driving back in the late 1970s, and liked a quick ride but weren’t too hep on muscle cars, this 1978 Toyota Celica might have been something to look at. Small sporty imports were really coming of age, after a decade-and-a-half or so of what the public perceived as “small, tinny imports.” Light cars with good horsepower, nimble handling, and sporty looks really took th